Statistics for History of the Soviet Union

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HintAnswer% Correct
Who founded the Soviet Union?Vladimir Lenin
71%
Which country did the Soviet Union invade in 1979?Afghanistan
55%
What was the name of the crisis caused by the Soviet Union surreptitious planting nuclear missiles on Cuba?Cuban Missile Crisis
49%
What were the two major reforms of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev called?GlasnostPerestroika
43%
What was the name of the treaty under which the USSR conceded huge swaths of territory to Germany in 1918?Brest-Litovsk
40%
When that attempt failed, which economic policy did Lenin adopt in 1923?New Economic Policy
34%
Which Soviet leader triumphed in a power struggle with Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoview, Bukharin, Tomsky, and Rykov?Josef Stalin
33%
During which decades did the Soviet Union's economy begin to stagnate?1970s
32%
What was the Soviet Union's first attempt at introducing a communist economy called?War Communism
27%
Which major Middle Eastern country defected from the Soviet orbit and went into the U.S. orbit?Egypt
23%
Who was the Soviet leader who banged his shoe on the table at a UN meeting?Nikita Khrushchev
23%
How many former European satellite states freed themselves from communism in 1989?Six
16%
Whose assassination became the catalyst for the reign of terror under which thousands of Russians were convicted in show trials and executed?Kirov
15%
What was the name of the economic policy that collectivized all the Russian farms, caused a man-made famine, and facilitated rapid industrialization in the Soviet Union?First Five Year Plan
8%
What was the Soviet Union's temporary treaty with Nazi Germany called?Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact
2%

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