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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What seems like it will collapse like the USSR?
2. What was happening at the meeting Ryszard attended at the Vargashovska mine?
3. What happened as a result of the pesticides?
4. What weather did Ryszard encounter when he flew into Vorkuta?
5. What play does Rsyzard to to see?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the Red Army and what Ryszard feels about it.
2. Describe the feelings the elite in Moscow had for the Imperium.
3. Describe what happened to the region around the Aral Sea between 1970 and 1990.
4. What were the people in Baku like?
5. What was a main problem that people faced with the cotton fields?
6. Describe the landscape of the republics in Central Asia.
7. What was the city of Baku like?
8. What where the crops in Uzbekistan like?
9. How did the mafia arise in Russia?
10. Describe the Nationalist movement.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was the role of the Imperium? how did people react to it? What eventually happened to it?
Essay Topic 2
With is the importance of religion in the USSR? What were the main religions? What were the pros and cons of each of the religions? How did the people of the different religious groups interact with each other?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the importance of the Kremlin. How did Ryszard get in, and what were his observations once he entered the Kremlin?
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