Soviet Union Propaganda During The Cold War


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Who was the leader of the Soviet Union throughout the Great Patriotic War (World War II)?

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1. Which one of the following was NOT a major theme in Soviet propaganda?

2. Who was the founder of the USSR and its first leader?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This set of quiz and worksheet questions will help you measure your knowledge of Soviet propaganda. See if you can identify and describe different campaigns and themes of this propaganda.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to make sure you know:

  • The Soviet leader during the Great Patriotic War
  • Important themes of Soviet propaganda
  • The founder of the Soviet Union

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the year Sputnik was launched
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different propaganda campaigns carried out by the USSR
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different leaders of the Soviet Union during its history

Additional Learning

Learn more about these attempts to influence public opinion by reading the lesson titled Soviet Union Propaganda During the Cold War. The following topics are covered:

  • The meaning of the hammer and sickle
  • Different types of propaganda
  • Soviet explanations for their military strength