Study Guide

Gulag: A History Quiz

Anne Applebaum
This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Gulag.

Take our free Gulag quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you test your knowledge. Determine which chapters, themes and styles you already know and what you need to study for your upcoming essay, midterm, or final exam. Take the free quiz now!

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What did many prisoners mine for when working in the Russian labor camps? (from Part 2, Chapter 11: Work in the Camps—Summary)


How could hungry prisoners earn a piece of bread while in transit to a Gulag camp? (from Part 2, Chapter 9: Transport, Arrival, Selection—Summary)


Which of the following is NOT a reason why familial visits within the labor camps often went poorly? (from Part 2, Chapter 12: Punishment and Reward—Summary)


How long did Andropov rule Russia in the post-Stalin era? (from Part 3, Chapter 27: The 1980's: Smashing Statues—Summary)


Which of the following cultural remnants were foreigners NOT forced to abandon upon entering the Gulag prison system? (from Part 3, Chapter 20: Strangers—Summary)

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