Quiz: What are your chances of being thrown into the gulags?

It’s the 1930s and Stalin’s Great purge is in full swing. Supposed ‘enemies of the revolution’ and ‘class traitors’ are being rounded up left and right by the Soviet secret police, the NKVD and being sent off to Siberian work camps. You are a citizen of the Soviet Union during this period of terror. What will be your chances of being thrown into the gulags? Take the quiz and find out!


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Do you happen to be from an ethnicity that is seen as business savvy? (e.g German, Jew, Chinese etc)
Are you a Polish, Finnish or Baltic National?
Choose the best (or least worst) Marxist ideology:
Are you a self-made individual?
Are you intelligent?
Are you a famous writer, artist or intellectual?
Do you volunteer or work for a religious organization?
A prominent and honest Marxist intellectual has been accused by the government of crimes against the country. You know he is innocent and the only crime he is guilty of is rightfully criticizing Stalin's policies. You:
Do you hold a senior position within your organization?
Stalin did nothing wrong

A. R. Usmani

Historian | Researcher | Likes to live in the past because housing is much cheaper

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