Russia History Quiz #8

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  1. Aleksander Nevksy's Grandfather was known as Vsevolod the __?
    1. Heavy Hand
    2. Wide Load
    3. Tall Tree
    4. Big Nest
  2. Former Russian Prince of Vladimir, Dmitry, has what nickname?
    1. The One Face
    2. The Big Chin
    3. The Terrible Eyes
    4. The No Ears
  3. How many years was Mikhail Khodorkovksy imprisoned for in 2003 on tax evasion charges?
    1. 19
    2. 99
    3. 900
    4. 9
  4. In the year 2000, Putin reinstated what from the Stalin era?
    1. Flag
    2. Currency
    3. Power Structure
    4. National Anthem
  5. In what year was Oil Baron Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested on tax evasion charges?
    1. 2006
    2. 2012
    3. 2009
    4. 2003
  6. Khvalysbk Culture preceded which other era?
    1. Lama
    2. Kama
    3. Samara
    4. Maramara
  7. Perestroika was a plan launched by which leader?
    1. Gorbachev
    2. Brezhnev
    3. Andropov
    4. Yeltsin
  8. The Central Committee administer which political party?
    1. A Just Russia
    2. Communist Party
    3. LDPR
    4. United Russia
  9. The site of Arkaim, key to prehistoric finds, lies on the border between Russia and where?
    1. China
    2. Kazakhstan
    3. Ukraine
    4. Turkey
  10. What is the name of the first child of Vladimir Putin born in 1985?
    1. Mariya
    2. Marissa
    3. Julianne
    4. Ivana
  11. What was the name given to the speech by Khrushchev given at the 1956 Party Congress?
    1. Danger Speed
    2. True Speech
    3. Secret Speech
    4. Death Speed
  12. When did Boris Gryzlov become Chairman of the State Duman?
    1. 2006
    2. 2012
    3. 2003
    4. 2009
  13. When did the 3-day Kishinev Pogrom occur?
    1. 1943
    2. 1923
    3. 1903
    4. 1983
  14. When did Yeltsin ban the Soviet Communist Party in Russia?
    1. 1994
    2. 1986
    3. 1991
    4. 1999
  15. When was the first Soviet formed?
    1. 1915
    2. 1925
    3. 1967
    4. 1905
  16. Which author was arrested in 1849 for his involvement in the Petrashevsky Circle?
    1. Leo Tolstoy
    2. Maxim Gorky
    3. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    4. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
  17. Which of his sons succeeded Sauromates II as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    1. Lotys
    2. Cotys
    3. Rhescuprois
    4. Merisylyoes
  18. Which one of these composers was also a notable advocate of Women's rights?
    1. Tchaikovksy
    2. Glinka
    3. Borodin
    4. Balakirev
  19. Who became General Secretary of the Party in 1984?
    1. Yeltsin
    2. Chernenko
    3. Andropov
    4. Stalin
  20. Who replaced Gennaidy Selexznyov as Russian State Duma Chairman in 2003?
    1. Boris Gryzlov
    2. Markos Tevos
    3. Vladimir Putin
    4. Sergey Naryshkin
  21. With which invention is Mikhail Tvest most associated?
    1. Sigography
    2. Monography
    3. Logography
    4. Chromatography

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. Aleksander Nevksy's Grandfather was known as Vsevolod the __?
    Big Nest
  2. Former Russian Prince of Vladimir, Dmitry, has what nickname?
    The Terrible Eyes
  3. How many years was Mikhail Khodorkovksy imprisoned for in 2003 on tax evasion charges?
    9
  4. In the year 2000, Putin reinstated what from the Stalin era?
    National Anthem
  5. In what year was Oil Baron Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested on tax evasion charges?
    2003
  6. Khvalysbk Culture preceded which other era?
    Samara
  7. Perestroika was a plan launched by which leader?
    Gorbachev
  8. The Central Committee administer which political party?
    Communist Party
  9. The site of Arkaim, key to prehistoric finds, lies on the border between Russia and where?
    Kazakhstan
  10. What is the name of the first child of Vladimir Putin born in 1985?
    Mariya
  11. What was the name given to the speech by Khrushchev given at the 1956 Party Congress?
    Secret Speech
  12. When did Boris Gryzlov become Chairman of the State Duman?
    2003
  13. When did the 3-day Kishinev Pogrom occur?
    1903
  14. When did Yeltsin ban the Soviet Communist Party in Russia?
    1991
  15. When was the first Soviet formed?
    1905
  16. Which author was arrested in 1849 for his involvement in the Petrashevsky Circle?
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  17. Which of his sons succeeded Sauromates II as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    Rhescuprois
  18. Which one of these composers was also a notable advocate of Women's rights?
    Borodin
  19. Who became General Secretary of the Party in 1984?
    Chernenko
  20. Who replaced Gennaidy Selexznyov as Russian State Duma Chairman in 2003?
    Boris Gryzlov
  21. With which invention is Mikhail Tvest most associated?
    Chromatography