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Purge: Quiz


Question 1: The earliest use of the term itself was the ________'s Pride's Purge.
English ReformationEnglish Civil WarEnglandEnglish people

Question 2: [1] The most notorious of CPSU purges was the ________ initiated by Joseph Stalin during the 1930s.
Moscow TrialsGreat PurgeChristian RakovskyMass killings under Communist regimes

Question 3: In history and political science, a purge is the removal of people who are considered undesirable by those in power from a ________, from another organization, or from society as a whole.

Question 4: Purges can be peaceful or violent; many will end with the ________ or exile of those purged, but in some cases they will simply be removed from office.
DenmarkAbu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuseIncarcerationUnited States incarceration rate

Question 5: Parliament would suffer subsequent purges under the Commonwealth including the purge of the entire ________.
Parliament of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 6: In 1648, the moderate members of the English ________ were purged by the army.
Henry Vane the YoungerEnglish Civil WarLong ParliamentOliver Cromwell

Question 7: After the Restoration, obstinate republicans were purged while some fled to ________.
Northeastern United StatesNew EnglandSouthern United StatesMidwestern United States

Question 8: Counter-revolutionaries such as royalists were purged as well as more radical revolutionaries such as the ________.
New Model ArmyJohn LilburneOliver CromwellLevellers

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