• 1. 
    Under what conditions were Russian peasants forced to fight during World War I?

  • With little military training
  • All of the above
  • They were sometimes forced to fight without weapons
  • With no shoes or food
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Vladimir Lenin's childhood?

  • He grew up on a small farm as a poor peasant
  • He was the son of a teacher and received a good education
  • He was an orphan who had to beg to survive
  • He was the nephew to the Tsar of Russia and grew up in the Tsar's court
  • 3. 
    What happened to Lenin's older brother Sacha?

  • He was exiled to Siberia for writing a political poem
  • He was killed in a duel with an aristocrat
  • He was executed for planning to assassinate the Tsar
  • He died fighting the Germans in World War I
  • 4. 
    What form of government did Lenin come to believe was the ideal form of government?

  • Communism
  • Democracy
  • Monarchy
  • Dictatorship
  • 5. 
    Where did Lenin live while he wrote papers and planned for the Russian Revolution?

  • Western Europe
  • China
  • Africa
  • America
  • 6. 
    Who were the Bolsheviks?

  • A political party in Germany
  • A group of Marxist revolutionaries led by Vladimir Lenin
  • The secret police of the Tsars
  • The name of the royal family in Russia
  • 7. 
    What country helped Vladimir Lenin in his overthrow of the Russian government?

  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Germany
  • France
  • 8. 
    What was the name of the new country that Vladimir Lenin formed after the revolution?

  • United States of Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Russian Republic
  • Soviet Union
  • 9. 
    Which of the following best describes Russia in the years after the October Revolution?

  • Civil War
  • Peace and prosperity
  • Continued to fight Germany in World War I
  • All of the above
  • 10. 
    Who took control of the Soviet Union after Vladimir Lenin died?

  • Leon Trotsky
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Karl Marx
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