Russia History Quiz #30

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  1. Crime and Punishment is a famous Russian novel by which writer?
    1. Maxim Gorky
    2. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    3. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    4. Leo Tolstoy
  2. How many people were killed in the infamous Novocherkassk massacre?
    1. 250
    2. 25
    3. 25000
    4. 2500
  3. In 1991, Gorbachev was famously detained at his Villa in which location by the KGB?
    1. Ukraine
    2. Spain
    3. Crimea
    4. Italy
  4. In what year did Lodygin invented the Electric Lamp?
    1. 1972
    2. 1768
    3. 1972
    4. 1933
  5. In which year was the Great Stand of Ugra?
    1. 880
    2. 1280
    3. 1080
    4. 1480
  6. Named after a Russian inventor, what do the Korotkov sounds listen for?
    1. Brain Activity
    2. Blood Pressure
    3. Heart Beat
    4. Vocal Chords
  7. Shamil Basayev, one of Russia's most wanted men, was killed in which year?
    1. 2009
    2. 2015
    3. 2012
    4. 2006
  8. The Maapaev was established in 1917 in which country?
    1. Estonia
    2. Latvia
    3. Poland
    4. Lithuania
  9. Upon his death, Nevsky's youngest son became Prince of Moscow. What was his name?
    1. Daniel
    2. Joseph
    3. Richard
    4. Edward
  10. What prize was Andrie Sakharov awarded in 1980?
    1. Man of the Year
    2. Humanist of the Year
    3. Nobel Peace Prize
    4. Booker Prize
  11. What was the name of the Patriarch of Moscow placed under house arrest in 1921?
    1. Fikhon
    2. Tikhon
    3. Sikhon
    4. Mikhon
  12. When did Putin introduced the new powers of surveillance on non-governmental organisations?
    1. 2006
    2. 2009
    3. 2012
    4. 2003
  13. When did the Korean War break out?
    1. 1960
    2. 1950
    3. 1980
    4. 1970
  14. When was Mir, the worlds first permanent manned space station launched?
    1. 1998
    2. 1990
    3. 1991
    4. 1986
  15. When was Vladimir Nabakov born?
    1. 1899
    2. 1988
    3. 1750
    4. 1567
  16. Which former leader was born in Kalinovka in 1894?
    1. Khrushchev
    2. Andropov
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Yeltsin
  17. Which of these important trade routes was dominated by the Scythians?
    1. Bronze Road
    2. Silver Road
    3. Silk Road
    4. Iron Road
  18. Which Russian invented the backpack parachute?
    1. Nikolai Korotkov
    2. Mikhal Tsvet
    3. Mikhail Kalashnikov
    4. Gleb Kotelinkov
  19. Who invaded Moscow in the Ingrain War?
    1. Poland
    2. Denmark
    3. Sweden
    4. Norway
  20. Who was murdered in 1934, in the same year he was elected as the most popular member of the Politburo?
    1. Leonev
    2. Kirov
    3. Stalin
    4. Trotsky

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  1. Crime and Punishment is a famous Russian novel by which writer?
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  2. How many people were killed in the infamous Novocherkassk massacre?
    25
  3. In 1991, Gorbachev was famously detained at his Villa in which location by the KGB?
    Crimea
  4. In what year did Lodygin invented the Electric Lamp?
    1972
  5. In which year was the Great Stand of Ugra?
    1480
  6. Named after a Russian inventor, what do the Korotkov sounds listen for?
    Blood Pressure
  7. Shamil Basayev, one of Russia's most wanted men, was killed in which year?
    2006
  8. The Maapaev was established in 1917 in which country?
    Estonia
  9. Upon his death, Nevsky's youngest son became Prince of Moscow. What was his name?
    Daniel
  10. What prize was Andrie Sakharov awarded in 1980?
    Humanist of the Year
  11. What was the name of the Patriarch of Moscow placed under house arrest in 1921?
    Tikhon
  12. When did Putin introduced the new powers of surveillance on non-governmental organisations?
    2006
  13. When did the Korean War break out?
    1950
  14. When was Mir, the worlds first permanent manned space station launched?
    1986
  15. When was Vladimir Nabakov born?
    1899
  16. Which former leader was born in Kalinovka in 1894?
    Khrushchev
  17. Which of these important trade routes was dominated by the Scythians?
    Silk Road
  18. Which Russian invented the backpack parachute?
    Gleb Kotelinkov
  19. Who invaded Moscow in the Ingrain War?
    Sweden
  20. Who was murdered in 1934, in the same year he was elected as the most popular member of the Politburo?
    Kirov
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