The Soviet Union Quiz - Multiple Choice

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1. Who was the first Soviet leader ?
Joseph Stalin
Leonid Brezhnev
Yuri Andropov
Vladimir Lenin
2. What was the capital of Soviet Union ?
Leningrad
Novgorod
Stalingrad
Moscow
3. What was the name of the forced labour camps (or more accurately the government agency which was in charge of them) in the Soviet Union?
Gulag
Solyanka
Samovar
Golubtsy
4. What was the name of the collective farms in the Soviet Union ?
Vatrushka
Koshka
Sobaka
Kolkhoz
5. What was the national anthem of the Soviet Union ?
"The Nationale"
"The Communism"
"The Socialism"
"The Internationale"
6. Soviet Union hosted the Summer Olympics in.... ?
1972
1960
1980
1952
7. What was the name of Saint Petersburg during most of the Soviet Union?
Stalingrad
Petroskoi
Petrograd
Leningrad
8. What was the secret police of Soviet Union called?
CIA
KGB
DDR
CCP
9. Whose mausoleum is in the Red Square ?
Stalin's
Lenin's
Brezhnev's
Gorbachev's
10. What is the most famous thing on display in that mausoleum ?
The Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx's original, hand-written copy of "Capital"
His preserved body
The crown jewels of the last Tsar of Russia
11. What was the currency of the Soviet Union ?
Soviet ruble
Soviet dollar
Soviet dinar
Soviet złoty
12. In which modern day country is Chernobyl, the site of the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster / accident ?
Afghanistan
Kazakhstan
Ukraine
Russia
13. Who was the longest serving Soviet leader ?
Josef Stalin
Boris Yeltsin
Vladimir Lenin
Nikita Khrushchev
14. How long was that longest serving Soviet leader in power ?
41 years
19 years
35 years
29 years
15. Soviet Union was at war from December 1979 to February 1989 with... ?
Kazakhstan
Ukraine
Finland
Afghanistan
16. Who was the first man in outer space ?
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Ivan Pavlov
Nikolai Gogol
Yuri Gagarin
17. What was his capsule called ?
Vostok 1
Sputnik 1
Mir 1
Pirog 1
18. What would they call their Soviet space travellers ?
Communaut
Cosmonaut
Lunauts
Astronauts
19. When did the Soviet Union finally dissolve ?
1991
1996
1981
1986
20. Who was the last Soviet leader ?
Vladimir Nabokov
Rudolf Nureyev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Boris Yeltsin
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