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1. Who is considered the Father of Communism?
a. Karl Marx
b. Vladimir Lenin
c. Joseph Stalin
d. Fidel Castro
e. Mao Zedong

2. Which of the following is NOT an important element of communism?
a. No private ownership
b. Government controlled education
c. Government controlled factories
d. Freedom of religion
e. All of the above

3. Who was the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution who brought communism to Russia?
a. Joseph Stalin
b. Vladimir Lenin
c. Leonid Brezhnev
d. Mikhail Gorbachev
e. Karl Marx

4. What is the name given to the non-fighting war between the west and the Soviet Union to prevent the spread of communism?
a. War of Words
b. Spygate
c. Cold War
d. Battle of the Superpowers
e. The 100 Years War

5. True or false: Communist countries generally have no freedom of the press or freedom of speech.

6. What happened to the poverty rate in China when Deng Xiaoping introduced reforms?
a. It improved
b. It got worse
c. Stayed the same
d. None of the above
e. All of the above

7. What war did the Communist Party of China win in order to take control of mainland China?
a. The Vietnam War
b. World War II
c. The Japanese War
d. The Korean War
e. The Chinese Civil War

8. Who was the first leader of Communist China?
a. Zhou Enlai
b. Chiang Kai-shek
c. Mao Zedong
d. Deng Xiaoping
e. Sun Yat-sen

9. True or false: The results seen by countries ruled by communist governments have been exactly like the peaceful utopia for all described by Karl Marx.

10. Around how many people did Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin have killed for the good of the state?
a. 10,000
b. 100,000
c. 1 million
d. 10 million
e. 40 million

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