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Trivia Quiz - Vladimir Lenin - Father of the Soviet Union

Questions on the career and life of Vladimir Lenin, the man whose actions changed the face of Europe.

Quiz Number: 4323
Date Submitted: February 24, 2012
Quiz Categories: World Leaders, Russian History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 58.9 percent
Times Taken: 190 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Vladimir I Lenin

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1. Revolutionary ideas ran in Lenin's family. Which member of his family was hanged for attempting to assassinate a Russian Tsar?
  A.   father
  B.   mother
  C.   brother
  D.   sister

2. At Kazan University Lenin studied what subject?
  A.   law
  B.   politics
  C.   history
  D.   economics

3. Lenin was arrested for revolutionary activity and exiled to which part of Russia for three years?
  A.   Siberia
  B.   Ukraine
  C.   Black Sea
  D.   Vladivostok

4. Following his imprisonment to which country did Lenin go in 1903?
  A.   Spain
  B.   France
  C.   England
  D.   Italy

5. Lenin led the group known as the Bolsheviks. What does "bolshevik" mean?
  A.   workers
  B.   proletariat
  C.   exploited
  D.   majority

6. During World War I, Lenin was secretly brought back to Russia by which group?
  A.   Bolsheviks
  B.   German army
  C.   Mensheviks
  D.   The Allied forces

7. Who did Lenin overthrow in the November Revolution of 1917 to take power in Russia?
  A.   Tsar Nicholas II
  B.   Anton Denikin
  C.   Aleksandr Kerensky
  D.   Aleksandr Kolchak

8. In 1919 Lenin established a Comintern (Communist International) to create what?
  A.   world revolution
  B.   A communist League of Nations
  C.   A global trade union of communists
  D.   An end to global poverty

9. What significant event happened to Lenin in 1918, seriously affecting his health?
  A.   stroke
  B.   diagnosed with lung cancer
  C.   gunshot wound
  D.   mental breakdown

10. Shortly before his death in 1924, Lenin warned against which person taking power?
  A.   Leon Trotsky
  B.   Lavarenti Beria
  C.   Joseph Stalin
  D.   Vyacleslav Molotov®   

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