The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation


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Under Stalin's rule the U.S.S.R. _____.

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1. Which of the following statements best characterizes the outcome of the Russian Civil War?

2. Which of the following directly stemmed from the Cold War?

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Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the history of the USSR. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include leaders of the former Soviet Republic and the Russian Revolution of 1917.

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The revolution that led to a permanent communist government
  • Vladimir Lenin's successor
  • The effects of the Russian Revolution of 1917
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics founding
  • The length of the Cold War

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the USSR
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the leaders of the former Soviet Union
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various revolutions that changed the ruling government

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on The USSR: History & Creation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the legacy of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • Understand the political climate preceding the creation of the USSR
  • Know how the USSR was formed
  • Recognize the major events in USSR history