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1

What was the population of Russia?

125.6 million

2

How many people spoke Russian in 1897?

55 million out of 125.6 million

3

How many people living in Russia were peasants?

93.7 million

4

How many of the 125.6 million owned most of the wealth?

1 million

5

How large was the Russian empire?

22.3 million squared kilometres

6

What percentage of all factory workers worked in Moscow?

50%

7

Where were people exiled by the tsar?

Siberia, 3000 miles away

8

When did the Tsar and Tsarina hear of Rasputin and when was Alexi ill?

They heard of Rasputin in 1905 and in 1907 Alexi was ill and Rasputin was called for.

9

By August 1915 how many people in the First World War died?

2 million

10

How many people were in the army (in millions) in 1914?

6.5 million

11

How many men were in the army (in millions) in 1917?

15.1 million

12

How many more people lived in towns from 1914 to 1917?

6 million

13

How much did the crime rate rise by from 1914 to 1917?

It was 3 times more in 1917 than in 1914

14

What happened the day after international women's day?

150,000 workers took to the streets armed with tools and metal bars.

15

What happened on Saturday 25th February?

About 200,000 took to the streets with red flags and banners

16

What did soldiers and workers take from the weapons store in the February revolution?

40,000 rifles and 30,000 revolvers

17

How far from St Petersburg did the Tsars train get stopped?

145km from St Petersburg because the next station was held by revolutionaries.

18

By June 1917 how were newspapers acting towards the PG?

41 Bolshevik newspapers in the major cities were criticising the PG

19

How many Bolshevik Red Guards were there in Petrograd?

By July 1917 there were 10,000

20

How much bread did a Manual Worker's daily ration get in 1917?

March: 750g
April: 375g
Sept: 250g
Oct: 125g

21

How many followers did Kornilov have in his revolt?

7000

22

What were the results of the Constituent Assembly elections on the 12th November 1917?

Socialist revolutionary party: 17,490,000
Bolsheviks: 9,844,000
Constitutional Democratic Party: 2,000,000

(Bolsheviks only had 25% of members)

23

What is the difference between the Red Guard and Red Army?

Red Guard: fighting units set up by the Bolsheviks, never numbered more than 10,000

Red Army: based on the Red Guard and had about 5 million trained soldiers

24

How many executions had the Cheka completed in 1918?

6,300

25

What was factory production (in millions of roubles) in 1913,1921 and 1924?

1913: 10,251
1921: 1,401
1924: 4,660

26

In the NEP how many experts were brought in from other countries?

Between 1920 and 1925, 20,000 came from the US and Canada

27

How did the NEP change grain production (1922 and 1924)?

1922: 77.7 million hectares
1924: 98.1 million hectares

28

How did the NEP affect factory production? (1921 and 1926)

June 1921: 99% of all cotton mills were not working
1926: 90% of cotton mills were working

29

By the end of 1920 how many people had the Cheka sent to prison camps?

250,000

30

How many were in Gulags in 1928 and the 1938?

1928: 30,000
1938: 7 million