Soviet Union questions This is a list of recently added questions about Soviet Union. Play Soviet Union quiz and see all the questions. Who was the first man to leave the spacecraft in space?Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet astronaut, general major pilot and two-time Hero of the Soviet Union. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 43% Neil Alden ArmstrongNeil Alden Armstrong930Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin, Jr.364Alexey Arkhipovich LeonovAlexey Arkhipovich Leonov1976Yuri Alekseyevich GagarinYuri Alekseyevich Gagarin1273surnames riddles » Where is the Baikonur Cosmodrome?In Kazakhstan. Baikonur Cosmodrome is located in the center of Kazakhstan on the right bank of the Syr Darya river. Both the space launch facility and the neighboring city of Baikonur are rented and administered by the Russian Federation.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% in Russiain Russia1732in Kazakhstanin Kazakhstan5020in Ukrainein Ukraine356in Estoniain Estonia177Kazakhstan riddles » On August 23, 1989 approximately two million people joined their hands to form a human chain spanning over 600 kilometres (370 mi). Where did it happen?In Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The demonstration called The Baltic Way marked the 50th anniversary of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany (which divided Eastern Europe into spheres of influence and led to the occupation of the Baltic states in 1940). The chain connected the three Baltic capitals – Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn. Video footage taken from airplanes and helicopters showed an almost continuous line of people across the countryside. Few months later all three republics declared independence.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% in Argentinain Argentina702in Berlinin Berlin2410in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuaniain Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania5667in Beijingin Beijing926Lithuania riddles » Which Soviet republic was the first to declare independence?Lithuania. Baltic states, incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1940, strongly pushed towards independence. First the lead was taken by Latvia with large demonstrations in 1986 and 1987, but Estonia and Lithuania soon joined the movement. On March 11, 1990 the newly elected parliament of the Lithuanian SSR, elected Vytautas Landsbergis to the position of Chairman of the Supreme Council. Vytautas Landsbergis promptly declared the restoration of Lithunaian independence. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 52% EstoniaEstonia2002LithuaniaLithuania4979LatviaLatvia883GeorgiaGeorgia162020th century riddles » Which part of Europe was affected by the worst famine in the 20th century?Ukraine. The Holodomor was a man-made famine in the Ukrainian SR in 1932-1933. It was caused mostly by bad economic policies. Many believe that the destruction of the Ukrainian peasantry was premeditated on the part of Joseph Stalin and consider Holodomor a genocide comparable to Holocaust. Between 2 and 5 million people starved to death despite the fact that Ukrainian lands are among the most fertile in the World.Created by: ex-terminatoreasy 73% IrelandIreland1512PortugalPortugal597AlbaniaAlbania1063UkraineUkraine8678Ukraine riddles » What is the NATO reporting name for this Russian intercontinental ballistic missile?Satan. The Russian R-36 (NATO code: SS-18 Satan) is a family of intercontinental ballistic missiles designed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. This missile was viewed by analysts as giving the Soviet Union first strike advantage over the U.S. It could be deployed with 10 warheads and up to 40 penetration aids. Contemporary U.S. missiles carried up to three warheads at most.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% PeacockPeacock525SwallowSwallow624SkylarkSkylark722SatanSatan1115rockets 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% RussianRussian2097UkrainianUkrainian661GeorgianGeorgian14468JewishJewish343communism 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 51% composition of the future anthem of the Soviet Unioncomposition of the future anthem of the Soviet Union738public critcism of Leninpublic critcism of Lenin3074bank robberybank robbery5521assassination of the Russian Prime Ministerassassination of the Russian Prime Minister1340crime riddles » Where is this metro station?In Moscow. The Moscow Metro was one of the USSR’s most extravagant architectural projects. Stalin ordered the metro’s artists and architects to design a structure that embodied a radiant future.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 86% in Moscowin Moscow12794in Stockholmin Stockholm758in Madridin Madrid732in Barcelonain Barcelona488metro riddles » Joseph Stalin had a son named Vasily. Who was he?Commander of the Air Force. As an officer of the Red Air Force during WW2, Vasily received rapid promotion. On 5 March 1942 he shot down an FW-190 and claimed another German aircraft soon after. He became Commander of the Air Force in the Moscow Military District in 1948. After the death of his father, he was considered a dangerous person and was judged in a behind-closed-doors trial. After 8 years of imprisonment, he was released in 1960, but died soon due to chronic alcoholism.Created by: Sophie Lethermanaverage 60% commander of the Air Forcecommander of the Air Force7791artistartist1147writerwriter1145he got poisoned at the age of 5he got poisoned at the age of 52832World War II riddles » Play 20th century quiz and see all the questions.