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The Communist Russia History Quiz #18 - The Civil War

The Civil War threatened the Bolsheviks, yet their victory had solidified their rule. 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

What was the name for the largest group of opposition against the Bolsheviks in the Civil War (1917-1922)?

  • Whites
  • Reds
  • Blues
  • Browns

Question 2 Photo

Which of these points is not considered a reason to why Russia's former allies in World War I (Britain, France and the United States) gave support to the Whites?

  • Capitalist nations are opposed to the doctrine of Communism.
  • The desire to force Russia back into the fight against Germany.
  • To defend their own interests in Russia (eg. the Bolsheviks not paying back loans made in the tsarist times).
  • The government did not provide democratic means the people demanded.

Question 3 Photo

In March 1918, Russia's capital was moved from Leningrad (previously Petrograd and St. Petersburg) was moved to which more secure location?

  • Kiev
  • Yekaterinburg
  • Moscow
  • Donetsk

Question 4 Photo

What people made up the ''Army of Liberation''; which sought to travel to the Eastern Front to fight for their people's independence, but after Bolshevik attempts to disarm them marched onto Moscow?

  • Czechs
  • Belarusians
  • Georgians
  • Azerbaijanis

Question 5 Photo

In which city in Russia was the Tsar Nicholas II and his family murdered; this was done after the Czech Legion approached the city?

  • Tyumen
  • Nizhny Novgorod
  • Kazan
  • Yekaterinburg

Question 6 Photo

Which of these White Generals had the largest army (250,000 soldiers) and managed to push the Bolsheviks into the Muscovy region in his offensive of March-April 1919?

  • Antonov
  • Yudenich
  • Kolchak
  • Denikin

Question 7 Photo

Which country's army captured Kiev (1920) but in the same year were pushed back to their own country's capital by the Red Army (commanded by Trotsky)?

  • Poland
  • Lithuania
  • Latvia
  • Estonia

Question 8 Photo

What other name was given to the Battle of Warsaw (1920) in which the Polish forces led the Red Army into retreat and deciding the Polish as victors of the Polish-Russian War?

  • Miracle on the Vistula
  • Miracle on the Warta
  • Miracle on the Oder
  • Miracle on the Bug

Question 9 Photo

Who was the People's Commissar for Military (leader of the Red Army) during and after until 1925?

  • Lenin
  • Kamenev
  • Trotsky
  • Stalin

Question 10 Photo

Which event marked the end of the Polish-Russian War and the Russian Civil War?

  • Signing of the Treaty of Riga (1921).
  • Beginning of Operation Barbarossa. (1941)
  • Decree of National Self-Determination.
  • Enforcing democratic centralism into the system.