The Provisional Government of Russia History Quiz #14 - The Prelude to the October Revolution
The months before the October Revolution which led the Bolsheviks into power and gaining the support of the people. 10 Questions.
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Which country did Lenin return from, when he arrived in Petrograd on 3 April 1917?
Who transported Lenin to Petrograd, in the hopes that Lenin would seize power and make peace?
When Lenin arrived at Finland Station in Petrograd he gave a rousing speech, his words were later written down into the so-called ''what''?
The Communist Manifesto
What three words are the April Theses often summarised to?
''Peace, Bread, Land''
''War, Power, Russia''
''Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky''
''Longer, Fewer, Better''
What other key part of the April Theses gave rise to the Bolsheviks' popularity, through which they stressed a policy of non-cooperation with the Provisional Government?
''All power to the kulaks.''
''All power to the zemstva.''
''All power to the soviets.''
''All power to the Kronstadt Sailors.''
Where was Lenin during the ''July Days'' which saw people rioting in Petrograd, joined by the Kronstadt Sailors which demanded that the Petrograd Soviet takes over (the insurrection failed)?
In the streets leading the crowds.
Meeting up with Trotsky to take over the Petrograd Garrison.
In Munich trying to start a Communist Revolution.
Which political party was condemned for the ''July Days''; with 500 prominent members arrested and the leader in exile in Finland?
What was the name of the event (August 1917) in which the Provisional Government released the Bolsheviks, armed them and tasked them with protecting Petrograd from an incoming army?
Lena Goldfields Massacre
What was the membership of the Bolshevik Party by early October 1917; in comparison, their membership stood at 23,000 in February 1917?
Which two Bolsheviks opposed Lenin's plans for a coup d'etat to take full power in Russia; they later released the Bolsheviks' plans in an open letter?
Zinoviev and Kamenev
Stalin and Trotsky
Bukharin and Kerensky
Rykov and Tomsky
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