Leonid Brezhnev
  • 1. Who was Leonid Brezhnev?
A) A Soviet politician
B) A famous painter
C) A Hollywood actor
D) An Olympic athlete
  • 2. Which political party was Leonid Brezhnev associated with?
A) Green Party
B) Communist Party of the Soviet Union
C) Labour Party
D) Republican Party
  • 3. What was Brezhnev's role in the Soviet government?
A) President
B) General Secretary of the Communist Party
C) Minister of Defense
D) Prime Minister
  • 4. During which years did Brezhnev serve as General Secretary?
A) 1990-2000
B) 1985-1990
C) 1950-1960
D) 1964-1982
  • 5. Who was Brezhnev's predecessor as the General Secretary of the Communist Party?
A) Nikita Khrushchev
B) Joseph Stalin
C) Vladimir Putin
D) Mikhail Gorbachev
  • 6. What was the name of Brezhnev's doctrine that justified Soviet intervention in other Communist countries?
A) Brezhnev Doctrine
B) Glasnost
C) Perestroika
D) Marxist Manifesto
  • 7. Under Brezhnev's rule, what was the term used to describe the era when Soviet culture experienced a freeze on creative freedom?
A) Era of Stagnation
B) Progressive Period
C) Cultural Renaissance
D) Golden Age
  • 8. Brezhnev signed a treaty with the United States in 1972 that focused on arms control. What was this treaty called?
A) SALT I
B) Berlin Agreement
C) Warsaw Treaty
D) NATO Pact
  • 9. Brezhnev's policy of d├ętente aimed to improve relations with which major Western power?
A) United States
B) Germany
C) France
D) United Kingdom
  • 10. Which Soviet republic was Brezhnev originally from?
A) Belarus
B) Ukraine
C) Russia
D) Kazakhstan
  • 11. In what year was Leonid Brezhnev born?
A) 1920
B) 1945
C) 1906
D) 1955
  • 12. During Brezhnev's rule, the Soviet Union established close ties with which Middle Eastern country under President Anwar Sadat?
A) Syria
B) Iraq
C) Egypt
D) Iran
  • 13. What was the official title of the Soviet leader during Brezhnev's time?
A) Chairman
B) President
C) Premier
D) General Secretary
  • 14. Brezhnev's policies contributed to the growth of which organization that opposed NATO?
A) European Union
B) OPEC
C) Warsaw Pact
D) NATO Alliance
  • 15. Brezhnev was involved in suppressing which major political movement in Czechoslovakia in 1968?
A) Solidarity Movement
B) Helsinki Accords
C) Prague Spring
D) Budapest Uprising
  • 16. Under Brezhnev's leadership, the Soviet Union launched an invasion of which European country in 1968 to halt political liberalization?
A) Yugoslavia
B) Poland
C) Czechoslovakia
D) Hungary
  • 17. Which award did Brezhnev receive twice during his tenure, for his role in patriotism and military service?
A) Medal of Honor
B) Nobel Peace Prize
C) Hero of the Soviet Union
D) Oscar Award
  • 18. Critics often accused Brezhnev of initiating a policy known as 'stagnation.' What did this term imply?
A) Technological advancement
B) Economic, social, and political stagnation
C) Democratic reforms
D) Environmental protection
  • 19. Which major international sporting event in 1980 saw the Soviet Union under Brezhnev's leadership host in Moscow?
A) FIFA World Cup
B) Commonwealth Games
C) Winter Olympics
D) Summer Olympics
  • 20. During Brezhnev's rule, the Soviet Union was involved in a war with which country that resulted in over a million casualties?
A) Iraq
B) Afghanistan
C) Iran
D) China
  • 21. Brezhnev was known for developing a close relationship with which US President?
A) Richard Nixon
B) John F. Kennedy
C) Jimmy Carter
D) Ronald Reagan
  • 22. Brezhnev served as the General Secretary of the Communist Party for how many years?
A) 30
B) 10
C) 18
D) 25
  • 23. Brezhnev was succeeded by which Soviet leader after his death?
A) Yuri Andropov
B) Nikita Khrushchev
C) Mikhail Gorbachev
D) Vladimir Lenin
  • 24. What year did Brezhnev die?
A) 1975
B) 2000
C) 1982
D) 1990
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