4E5N(A) History Prelim
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by Doreen Lim
| 9 Questions
Note from the author:
History
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1(a) Study Source A.
How useful is this source as evidence about Stalin’s purges? Explain your answer. [5]


2
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1(b) Study Source B.
Why do you think the source was published during this time? Explain your answer. Explain your answer. [5]


3
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1(c) Study Source C.
How surprised are you by this source? Explain your answer. [6]


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1(d) Study Sources D and E.
Is one of these sources more reliable than the other as evidence of people’s feelings towards Stalin? Explain
your answer. [6]


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1(e) Study all sources.
‘Stalin used terror to maintain control of the Soviet Union.’ How far do the sources support this statement?
Use the sources and your knowledge to support your answer. Explain your answer. [8]


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2 This question is on Hitler’s Germany.
(a) Explain why Hitler was able to rise to power in Germany. [8]



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2 This question is on Hitler’s Germany.
(b) 'Hitler’s rule caused the Germans to suffer.’ How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer.
[12]



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3 This question is on the Cold War.
(a) Explain why the Soviet Union could no longer compete with the United States of America (USA) by 1991. [8]



9
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3 This question is on the Cold War.
(b) 'The Cubans were to blame for the Cuban Missile Crisis.’ How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. [12]





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