The Provisional Government that took power after the tsar abdicated was headed by
A) Mustafa Kemal.
B) Joseph Stalin.
C) Alexander Kerensky.
D) V. I. Lenin.
E) Leon Trotsky.
Tsar Nicholas II abdicated his throne as a result of strikes that broke out
A) in Moscow in late 1918.
B) after working-class women staged a massive food march in Petrograd.
C) in Warsaw after the 1916 crop failure.
D) after the Memorial Day Massacre of steel workers.
E) after the police murdered a Socialist Revolutionary leader in the Winter Palace.
The soviets were
A) councils of workers' and soldiers' deputies.
B) composed entirely of Bolsheviks.
C) made up of the conservative factions of the middle classes.
D) primarily composed of disgruntled civil servants.
E) composed only of peasants.
In Russia during the Great War,
A) the military and political leaders were generally competent and efficient.
B) the tsar permitted Rasputin to intrude into policy making.
C) the Bolsheviks urged that Russia renew its war effort while promising land for all.
D) Czar Nicholas II was murdered.
E) Siberia declared its independence.