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Glasnost: Quiz


Question 1: During the late 1980s, as glasnost and ________ led to the liquidation of the Soviet empire, the Dakin building was the location for a series of groups facilitating United States-Russian contacts.
Ronald ReaganBoris YeltsinPerestroikaMikhail Gorbachev

Question 2: Russian ________ activist and dissident Lyudmila Alexeyeva explained glasnost as a word that "had been in the Russian language for centuries.
CultureTortureReproductive rightsHuman rights

Question 3: Although ________ denounced Stalin's personality cult, information about the true proportions of his atrocities was still suppressed.
John F. KennedyJoseph StalinBoris YeltsinNikita Khrushchev

Question 4: Glasnost can also refer to the specific period in the history of the USSR during the 1980s when there was less ________ and greater freedom of information.
Internet censorshipCensorshipEuphemismPolitical censorship

Question 5: For example, in February 1988, Nagorno-Karabakh, a predominantly ethnic Armenian region in the Azerbaijan SSR, passed a resolution calling for unification with the ________, which sparked the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
HaykRussian ArmeniaArmeniansArmenian Soviet Socialist Republic

Question 6: Moreover, under glasnost, the people were able to learn significantly more about the horrors committed by the government when ________ was in power.
Boris YeltsinHarry S. TrumanJoseph StalinWinston Churchill

Question 7: In ________ to the regional assemblies of the Soviet Union's constituent republics, nationalists swept the board.
ReferendumElectoral reformElectionGerrymandering

Question 8: Relaxation of ________ resulted in the Communist Party losing its grip on the media.
EuphemismCensorshipPolitical censorshipInternet censorship

Question 9: Supported by Russian leader ________, the Baltic republics asserted their sovereignty.
Mikhail GorbachevPerestroikaBoris YeltsinRonald Reagan

Question 10: Through reviewing the past or current mistakes being made, it was hoped that the Soviet people would back reforms such as ________.
Boris YeltsinRonald ReaganMikhail GorbachevPerestroika


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