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1. During what international
war did the Russian Revolution take place?
2. What calendar
did Russia use until February 1918?
3. Which tsar did
terrorists assassinate in 1881?
4. What slogan was
shouted during the February Revolution?
5. The February Revolution
began as a(n)
6. Where was the
tsar during the February Revolution?
7. As a result of
the February Revolution, the tsar
8. After the February
Revolution, how many organizations claimed to be the new Russian
9. The provisional
government was made up of
10. Which country’s
government aided Lenin in returning to Russia?
11. Upon his return
to Russia, how did Lenin view revolutionaries outside his own party?
12. What slogan did
Lenin use following his arrival in Russia in April 1917?
13. What was the
set of ideas that Lenin expressed in the newspaper Pravda following
his return to Russia?
14. During the summer
following the February Revolution, what did Lenin initially believe
was the best strategy for starting a second revolution?
15. The Bolshevik
Party drew its support primarily from
16. The Petrograd
Soviet was a(n)
17. Which of the
following events seriously weakened the Bolsheviks?
18. Which of the
following seriously weakened the provisional government?
19. Who was Lavr
20. What happened
as a result of the July Putsch?
21. Which is true
of the Bolsheviks during August and September 1917?
22. In early October 1917 all
of the following were true of the Bolsheviks except
23. Which two Bolsheviks
were most strongly against starting the revolution sooner rather
24. Which action
did the provisional government take against the Bolsheviks just
prior to the October Revolution?
25. Who were the
26. What was the Aurora?
27. Why did it take
an entire day for the Bolsheviks to capture the Winter Palace?
28. During the February
Revolution, what sparked the mutiny among the soldiers?
29. After the October
Revolution, what was Lenin’s first official act?
30. What happened
to Kerensky after the revolution?
31. What representative
body was meeting in Petrograd on the same day as the October Revolution?
32. What was the
official name of Lenin’s new government?
33. Which former
critic of Lenin chaired the Executive Committee?
34. What was the
immediate reaction of Russian upper classes to the October Revolution?
35. What was the
Bolsheviks’ initial policy regarding the Constituent Assembly?
36. How did the Bolsheviks
fare in the elections for the Constituent Assembly?
37. Which best describes
the response to the October Revolution in Moscow?
38. Who became the
Russian foreign minister under Lenin?
39. Immediately following
the October Revolution, what was the state of the Bolsheviks’ plans
for managing the country?
40. Which organization
was headed by Felix Dzerzhinsky?
41. How many times
did the Constituent Assembly meet?
42. The Red Terror
was a response to which event?
43. In March 1918,
the Russian capital was moved to
44. In the Russian
Civil War, who were the Bolsheviks’ opponents?
45. Which representative
body replaced the Constituent Assembly?
46. The Kornilov
affair can best be summed up as
47. All of the following
were groups involved in the Russian Civil War except
48. When did the
Russian Civil War begin?
49. The Cheka was
a forerunner of the
50. The USSR finally
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