QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About The Soviet Union?

What were satellite states?

Memorials from the Soviet Union are lined up on a table.
Retry Correct Incorrect A satellite state was an independent nation under heavy military, economic, and political influence from the USSR. Soviet satellite states included Poland, East Germany, Hungary, Romania, and Czechoslovakia. Each had a communist government that relied on the Soviet Union.
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Michal Fludra/NurPhoto via Getty Images

What were satellite states?

  • Nations that left the USSR
  • Nations that helped the USSR but did not join it
  • Nations that joined the USSR
  • Nations that were not officially part of the USSR, but under its influence
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