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The Communist Russia History Quiz #19 - The New Economic Policy

The New Economic Policy which had succeeded War Communism. 10 Questions.

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What is another name for the State General Planning Commission (1921-1991) which enforced the New Economic Policy?

  • Gosplan
  • Veshenka
  • Sovnarkom
  • Triumvirate

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At which Party Congress in August 1921 was the New Economic Policy enforced with the creation of Gosplan (February 1921)?

  • Eighth Party Congress
  • Tenth Party Congress
  • Twelfth Party Congress
  • Eighteenth Party Congress

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Which of these key figures in the Bolshevik Party did not support the New Economic Policy in 1921?

  • Zinoviev
  • Trotsky
  • Bukharin
  • Rykov

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Which one of these policies were not part of the New Economic Policy?

  • Private control of transport
  • State control of banking and heavy industry
  • Private ownership of small businesses
  • Private trade

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What is the name for the incident in 1923 in which there was a widening gap between agricultural and industrial prices?

  • Tractor Crisis
  • Industrial Crisis
  • Agrarian Crisis
  • Scissors Crisis

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Which people were known as the ''Nepmen''; the New Economic Crisis also saw the kulak class reemerge?

  • Having to turn the population turn into urban workers.
  • This term was used against aristocrats, priests, merchants, and the ''well dressed''.
  • Speculative traders who bought up produce from peasants to sell in towns.
  • Collective of peasant families which operated on state-owned land.

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What did Lenin call the New Economic Policy; as many viewed it as an ideological betrayal?

  • ''Dictatorship of the Proletariat''
  • ''Proletarian masses''
  • ''Strategic retreat''
  • ''Martial law''

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What was the Fourteenth Party Congress (1925) referred to as; as it called for ''the transformation of our country from an agrarian into an industrial one''?

  • ''Industrialisation Congress''
  • ''Great Turn''
  • ''Veshenka Dawn''
  • ''State Capitalism''

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In which year, at the Fifteenth Party Congress was announced the end of the New Economic Policy?

  • 1924
  • 1926
  • 1927
  • 1929

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What is the name for the event which included the end of the New Economic Policy and the beginning of the First Five Year Plan for rapid industrialisation?

  • ''Great Turn''
  • ''State Capitalism''
  • ''Collectivisation''
  • ''Komunalki''