The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #13 - The February Revolution
The February Revolution was a spontaneous revolution of the masses. 10 Questions.
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What special event was held in February 23, 1917; in which 240,000 people were out on the streets, this included 90,000 workers from 50 factories which had closed down prior to this event?
International Women's Day
Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II
Mutiny of the Petrograd Garrison
Treaty of Brest Litovsk
What is the name of the street in St. Petersburg where most of the 250,000 people crowded; where in February 25, 1917, a band of civilians were killed by armed guards?
How many soldiers mutinied in February 27, 1917; joining the civilians and arming them with 40,000 rifles (these soldiers were originally called to restore order)?
What is the meaning of the word ''soviet''; the Petrograd Soviet was established in February 27, 1917?
A socialist nation.
A derogatory term relating to serfs.
By which of these charters, produced by the Petrograd Soviet, increased the Petrograd Soviet's power to that of the Duma and stated the soldiers' rights?
The Communist Manifesto
Order No. 1
When did Tsar Nicholas II abdicate; after which he named Grand Duke Mikhail as his successor, who then refused and thus 304 years of the Romanov Dynasty came to an end?
February 26, 1817
February 28, 1917
March 2, 1917
April 18, 1917
Where did both the Provisional Government (which succeeded the Duma) and the Petrograd Soviet have their headquarters in Petrograd (St. Petersburg)?
Which political parties held a majority in the Petrograd Soviet after the formation of the body?
Mensheviks and Social Revolutionaries
Bolsheviks and Kadets
Populists and Trudoviks
Narodniks and Young Russia
Who was a member of both the Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet; he acted as the bridge between the two bodies?
What was the term used to describe the alliance between the Provisional Government and the Petrograd Soviet in governing Russia until a Constituent Assembly was to be elected?
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