Mikhail Gorbachev

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

When did Gorbachev become General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union?

1985

1984

1986

1987

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

Who was president of the USA during the majority of Gorbachev's presidency in the USSR?

Reagan

Bush

Nixon

Clinton

#3  Location  50 seconds

Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. In what city is the prize awarded?

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway.

#4  Type answer  30 seconds

Name one of Gorbachev's famous political policies (or slogans).

Glasnost/Perestroika

Glasnost

Perestroika

Uskoreniye

The terms are referring to the restructuring of the Soviet political and economic system to end the "Era of Stagnation".

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

Gorbachev studied at the Moscow State University from 1950-1955. What was his field?

Law

Economics

Engineering

Art

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

What was Mrs. Gorbacheva's first name?

Raisa

Valentina

Nadezhda

Marina

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the name of the 1987 nuclear arms reduction treaty between USA and the USSR?

INF

START

SALT

ABM

By May 1991, the nations had eliminated 2,692 missiles. Donald Trump withdrew the US from the treaty in 2019.

#8  Location  50 seconds

The Chernobyl disaster happened during Gorbachev's presidency. Where is the Chernobyl NPP located?

In the immediate aftermath, officials fed Gorbachev incorrect information to downplay the incident.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

From what central Asian country did the USSR withdraw its army during Gorbachev's presidency?

Afghanistan

Uzbekistan

Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan

The Soviet-Afghan war lasted from 1979-1989.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

Who where behind the failed august 1991 coup d'état in the USSR?

Marxist–Leninist hardliners

Boris Yeltsin

The Red Army

The KGB

In the coup's wake, the Soviet Union dissolved against Gorbachev's wishes.
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