Leaders questions This is a list of recently added questions about leaders. Play leaders quiz and see all the questions. Who was the President of the USSR?Mikhail Gorbachev is a Russian politician, author of perestroika (recreating), glasnost (publicity), uskorenie (acceleration) which purpose was to abolish communism in the USSR and to finish a Cold War. He left his post 25 Dec 1991 what symbolised the end of the almost 70 years of this country's tradition. In Russia, Gorbachev is remembered to have been responsible for destroying an empire. He got the Nobel Prize in 1990. Nowadays he is still active in public life but not taking part in Russian politics.Created by: apokalipskavery easy 80% Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko21Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev609Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin98Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev28history of Russia riddles » Who was the last president of the Third Reich?Karl Dönitz was the last president of the Third Reich and Commander-in-Chief of the German Navy. He authorized Alfred Jodl to sign the act of unconditional surrender that ended World War II in Europe.Created by: lubiesezamkiaverage 60% Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler1219Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz4638Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl834Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels944Nazi riddles » Which of the following was NOT a military commander of the Afrika Korps during World War II?Karl Dönitz was a German officer in the Navy (1943-1945) , and then the last supreme commander of the Wehrmacht ( after the dissolution of the Afrika Korps ) . The other three Germans were the commanders of the Afrika Korps in the following years Erwin Rommel - 1941 to 1943 (with a break during illness ) , Ludwig Crüwell - 1942 (replacing the sick Rommel ), Hans Cramer - 1943 (the last commander of the Afrika Korps )Created by: LouieKateaverage 64% Erwin RommelErwin Rommel744Ludwig CrüwellLudwig Crüwell1457Karl DönitzKarl Dönitz6185Hans CramerHans Cramer1266World War II riddles » What nationality was Stalin?Georgian. Stalin's original Georgian name was "Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili". The surname means son of Juga, and is derived from Georgian djuga, meaning "steel". This later became the root of his adopted name "Stalin", from the Russian word for "steel".Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 82% RussianRussian2263UkrainianUkrainian701GeorgianGeorgian16210JewishJewish369communism riddles » What spectacular achievement of young Stalin boosted his career among Bolsheviks?Bank robbery. Before the Russian Revolution, Communist paramilitaries were often raising money through robberies and ransom kidnappings. Particularly notable was the 1907 Tiflis bank robbery, in which Stalin participated (playing minor role). The robbery resulted in 40 deaths and the theft of 341,000 rubles (equivalent to around US $3.4 million today).Created by: Luca Biaggihard 53% composition of the future anthem of the Soviet Unioncomposition of the future anthem of the Soviet Union812public critcism of Leninpublic critcism of Lenin3346bank robberybank robbery6430assassination of the Russian Prime Ministerassassination of the Russian Prime Minister1464crime riddles » Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?Pakistan. Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state. Created by: Teddyhard 50% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia1549IranIran1617PakistanPakistan6583IndonesiaIndonesia3372politicians riddles » Who was the longest-ruling non-royal national leader since 1900?Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 52 years (1959-2011). He was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Commander in Chief of the country’s armed forces, Prime Minister (1959-1976) and President (1976-2008).Created by: MarcusXeasy 73% Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi1277Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung972Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin1136Fidel CastroFidel Castro9536dictators riddles » Which country was ruled by this person?Venezuela. Hugo Chávez was the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. He was a highly controversial and divisive figure both at home and abroad. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 69% VenezuelaVenezuela7457BoliviaBolivia1461BraziliaBrazilia612ColombiaColombia1263rulers riddles » Which country was ruled by this leader?China. This is Mao Zedong's official portrait at Tiananmen gate. In the mid-1990s, Mao Zedong's picture began to appear on all new Renminbi currency. This was officially instituted as an anti-counterfeiting measure as Mao's face is widely recognized in contrast to the generic figures that appear in older currency.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% ChinaChina8587JapanJapan420North KoreaNorth Korea3411VietnamVietnam566Far East riddles » Who is that?Benito Mussolini. Duce (meaning leader) is an Italian title, derived from the Latin word dux, and cognate with duke. Because of modern anti-fascist sentiment, Italian speakers in general now use other words for leader, mainly including the English loanword. The same happened in Germany with "fuhrer".Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% Al CaponeAl Capone2220Benito MussoliniBenito Mussolini8621Alfred NobelAlfred Nobel794Thomas EdisonThomas Edison534face recognition riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.