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  1. The First World War and the February Revolution Revision Test

  2. 1.Why was Nicholas's decision to take command of the army a disaster? • He enjoyed sending men to their deaths. • It made him responsible for the defeats. • He was in St Petersburg when the Revolution began.

  3. 2. What factory did the workers strike at on 4 March 1917? • Putilov • Pushkin • Potemkin

  4. 3. How did the women start the February Revolution on 8 March 1917? • They invented International Women's Day. • They went on a Bread March. • They marched to the Palace of Versailles and captured the Royal Family.

  5. 4. Why was 12 March the key date in the February Revolution? • The sailors mutinied. • The Duma forced the tsar to abdicate. • The soldiers mutinied.

  6. 5. How did the tsarina help to turn people against the monarchy? • She was German. • She was obsessed with her haemophiliac son. • She was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria.

  7. 6. How many Russians died in the war by 1917? • 9 million • 900,000 • 90,000

  8. 7. Why did the war cause starvation in the towns? • The Germans blockaded Russian ports. • It clogged up the railways. • The peasants refused to grow food.

  9. 8. Who rebelled on 13 March 1917? • The St Petersburg strikers. • The Kronstadt sailors. • The Putilov strikers.

  10. 9. Who did the tsarina blame for the trouble? • Hooligans • the cold weather • Rasputin

  11. 10. What phrase best describes the February Revolution of 1917? • A middle-class takeover. • A popular uprising. • A communist revolution.

  12. 1.Why was Nicholas's decision to take command of the army a disaster? • He enjoyed sending men to their deaths. • It made him responsible for the defeats. • He was in St Petersburg when the Revolution began.

  13. 2. What factory did the workers strike at on 4 March 1917? • Putilov • Pushkin • Potemkin

  14. 3. How did the women start the February Revolution on 8 March 1917? • They invented International Women's Day. • They went on a Bread March. • They marched to the Palace of Versailles and captured the Royal Family.

  15. 4. Why was 12 March the key date in the February Revolution? • The sailors mutinied. • The Duma forced the tsar to abdicate. • The soldiers mutinied.

  16. 5. How did the tsarina help to turn people against the monarchy? • She was German. • She was obsessed with her haemophiliac son. • She was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria.

  17. 6. How many Russians died in the war by 1917? • 9 million • 900,000 • 90,000

  18. 7. Why did the war cause starvation in the towns? • The Germans blockaded Russian ports. • It clogged up the railways. • The peasants refused to grow food.

  19. 8. Who rebelled on 13 March 1917? • The St Petersburg strikers. • The Kronstadt sailors. • The Putilov strikers.

  20. 9. Who did the tsarina blame for the trouble? • Hooligans • the cold weather • Rasputin

  21. 10. What phrase best describes the February Revolution of 1917? • A middle-class takeover. • A popular uprising. • A communist revolution.