Soviet Union General Knowledge

A range of questions about the former Soviet Union.
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Last updated: October 19, 2020
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What is the former name for the city Tbilisi?
Teflis
What were astronauts called in the USSR?
Cosmonaut
What building now used by the FSB was the former headquarters of the KGB?
Lubyanka
What novel by Boris Pasternak was banned upon release in Soviet times?
Dr Zhivago
The Ukrainian famine of the 30's is more commonly known as what?
Holodomor
What date is Victory Day held? (month first)
May 9th
The war known as The Winter War was fought against what nation?
Finland
Who was the first woman in space?
Valentina Tereshkova
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How many republics were in the USSR?
15
From ages 9-15 children could join what youth organisation similar to the scouts?
Young Pioneers
What is the current name of the former city known as Stalingrad?
Volgograd
Joseph Stalin was from which Georgian city?
Gori
Who was General secretary of the USSR for the shortest time?
Konstantin Chernenko
What was a term to describe a peasant who had more than 8 acres of land?
Kulak
What word starting with the letter Z is a term for prisoners of the Gulag system?
Zek
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