• 1. 
    Joseph Stalin was the leader of what country?

  • Soviet Union
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Joseph Stalin's childhood and family?

  • His uncle was the Tsar of Russia and Stalin grew up in the royal family
  • His parents were wealthy aristocrats and he grew up rich
  • He was an orphan who grew up on the streets of Moscow
  • His family was poor and he battled the disease smallpox
  • 3. 
    Joseph Stalin attended school to train for what occupation?

  • Politician
  • Engineer
  • Lawyer
  • Priest
  • 4. 
    Stalin became a leader in what group of revolutionaries?

  • Girondins
  • Mensheviks
  • Jacobins
  • Bolsheviks
  • 5. 
    Who was the leader of the Soviet Union prior to Joseph Stalin?

  • Yuri Andropov
  • Leonid Brezhnev
  • Karl Marx
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • 6. 
    What major change did Joseph Stalin make in the Soviet economy?

  • Moved from industry to agriculture
  • Moved from tourism to industry
  • Moved from agriculture to technology
  • Moved from agriculture to industry
  • 7. 
    Who did Stalin ally with at the start of World War II?

  • United States
  • France
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • 8. 
    Why did Stalin change sides during World War II?

  • Because he wanted to help free France
  • Because he wanted to remain neutral in the war
  • Because he saw that the Axis Powers were going to lose
  • Because he was attacked by Adolf Hitler and the Germans
  • 9. 
    What war began between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War II?

  • Cold War
  • Afghanistan War
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • 10. 
    True or False: Stalin was not his birth name, but came from a combination of the Russian word for 'steel' and 'Lenin.'

  • TRUE
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