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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. Who is misinforming Nicholas as to how serious things are in Petrograd?
2. By the summer of 1915, the Tsar is at the front, but is in actuality a figurehead. Who is actually in charge of the army?
3. Family members and friends of the Romanovs believe the revolution is coming from:
4. After being warned that revolution is imminent, to whom does Tsar Nicholas give control?
5. Which Rasputin ally is appointed as Vice-President of the Duma in October 1916?
Short Essay Questions
1. How are the Romanovs lured to their deaths, and who tells them they were going to die? How long after the announcement of their impending death are the Romanovs killed?
2. When strikers marched in the streets on Sunday, March 11, 1917, they find that signs are posted by order of the Tsar. What do the signs say?
3. Why does Alexandra move Anna Vyrubova into an apartment in the Alexander Palace?
4. At the Four Brothers Mine, how are the bodies of Nicholas and his family disposed of?
5. Why does Nicholas bring Alexis to live with him at the Stavka in the fall of 1915?
6. To what is the collapse of the Russian monarchy near the end of World War I ultimately attributed?
7. During the sixteen months Nicholas is at either Stavka or the front, Alexandra is in charge of the administrative functions of the government. What is the result of Alexandra's leadership?
8. As the soldiers guarding the Romanovs in Tyumen come to understand the meaning of the revolution, how do their attitudes toward the Romanovs change?
9. Why are losses so heavy among Russian officers, in particular, during World War I?
10. After initially abdicating the throne to Alexis, why does Nicholas change his mind and turn it over to his brother Michael?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Using the text and by doing research on the disease as well as using what is learned in class, describe and explain what hemophilia is, why it only occurs in males, and how Queen Victoria is believed to have become a carrier. How does this disease affect the Romanovs' fate?
Essay Topic 2
Explain and analyze why, although there are people who want, and indeed try, to help the Romanovs escape, nothing ever comes to fruition. Use the text as backup.
Essay Topic 3
Using the text as backup, compare and contrast the daily routine of the Romanovs, as described in Chapter 10, with the daily life of the typical Russian worker.
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