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Vasili Blokhin: Quiz


Question 1: Headquartered at the Lubyanka in ________, they were all approved by Stalin and took their orders directly from his hand, a fact that ensured the unit's longevity despite three bloody purges of the NKVD.

Question 2: Hand-picked for the position by Joseph Stalin in 1926, Blokhin led a company of executioners that performed the majority of executions carried out during Stalin's reign (most during the ________).
Great PurgeMoscow TrialsMass killings under Communist regimesChristian Rakovsky

Question 3: He reportedly sank into ________, went insane, and died in February 1955 with the official cause of death listed as "suicide".
AddictionAlcoholismDrug addictionBenzodiazepine

Question 4: [14][15] His count of 7,000 shot in 28 days remains one of the most organized and protracted ________ by a single individual on record.
AssassinationTorture murderDemocideMass murder

Question 5: [9][11] The use of a German pocket pistol, which was commonly carried by Nazi intelligence agents, also provided ________ of the executions if the bodies were discovered later.
WaterboardingPlausible deniabilityJohn F. KennedyCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 6: Blokhin, born into a Russian peasant family, had served in the Tsarist army of World War I, and had joined the ________ in March 1921.
Vladimir LeninKGBChekaNKVD

Question 7: [6] After Beria's fall from power (June 1953), Blokhin's rank was eventually stripped from him in the de-Stalinization campaigns of ________.
Nikita KhrushchevJohn F. KennedyBoris YeltsinJoseph Stalin


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