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  1. A fuel provision agreement was signed between Russian and which other nation in 2005?
    1. Kuwait
    2. Iraq
    3. Ukraine
    4. Iran
  2. Excavations during 1973 in the Russia Village of Syezzheye found key aspects of which culture?
    1. Samara
    2. Lamara
    3. Famara
    4. Mamara
  3. How many years did Catherin the Great rule Russia?
    1. 54
    2. 64
    3. 34
    4. 44
  4. In 2010 President Medvedev signed a deal with the USA to cut what by 30%?
    1. Nuclear Arms
    2. Carbon Emissions
    3. Welfare
    4. Foreign Aid
  5. In what year did the Soviet's boycott the Summer Olympics?
    1. 1992
    2. 1996
    3. 1984
    4. 1988
  6. Ivan Rybkin switched parties during his run as Chairman of the State Duma in 1996. Who did he join?
    1. FDLP
    2. Community Party
    3. United Russia
    4. Socialist Party
  7. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a notable work by whom?
    1. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    2. Leo Tolstoy
    3. Maxim Gorky
    4. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  8. The Battle of Kaika River was the first encounter between the Rus and which people?
    1. Huns
    2. Mongols
    3. Visigoths
    4. Goths
  9. The Rus name Leanti translates as what?
    1. Magic
    2. Wonderful
    3. Happy
    4. Laughing
  10. What does the term Perestroika actually mean?
    1. Restructuring
    2. New
    3. Again
    4. Traditional
  11. What was the famous order number of the NKVD Great Purge?
    1. 99
    2. 47
    3. 223
    4. 101
  12. What was the reginal number of Catherine the Great?
    1. II
    2. IV
    3. VI
    4. I
  13. When did Russian Ivan Elmanov invent the Monorail?
    1. 1880
    2. 1920
    3. 1850
    4. 1820
  14. When did the Sack of Nineveh take place?
    1. 4 BC
    2. 100 BC
    3. 612 BC
    4. 1200 BC
  15. When was the Battle of the River Thatis?
    1. 2 AD
    2. 310 BC
    3. 190 BC
    4. 19 BC
  16. Where did the Soviet Union invade in 1939?
    1. Netherlands
    2. Iceland
    3. Spain
    4. Poland
  17. Which leader was responsible for the cultural "Thaw" policy?
    1. Khrushchev
    2. Andropov
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Yeltsin
  18. Which of these Russians is famous for inventing the Electric Lamp?
    1. Dmitri Mendeleev
    2. I. F. Alekandorivksy
    3. Alexander Lodygin
    4. Gleb Kotelinkov
  19. Which writer was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974?
    1. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    2. Maxim Gorky
    3. Leo Tolstoy
    4. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  20. Who negotiated with Reagan to bring an end to the Cold War?
    1. Gorbachev
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Yeltsin
    4. Stalin
  21. Who won the Eurovision Song Contest for Russia in 2008?
    1. Sergey Lazarev
    2. Dima Bilan
    3. Ani Lorak
    4. Valeriya

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  1. A fuel provision agreement was signed between Russian and which other nation in 2005?
    Iran
  2. Excavations during 1973 in the Russia Village of Syezzheye found key aspects of which culture?
    Samara
  3. How many years did Catherin the Great rule Russia?
    34
  4. In 2010 President Medvedev signed a deal with the USA to cut what by 30%?
    Nuclear Arms
  5. In what year did the Soviet's boycott the Summer Olympics?
    1984
  6. Ivan Rybkin switched parties during his run as Chairman of the State Duma in 1996. Who did he join?
    Community Party
  7. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is a notable work by whom?
    Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
  8. The Battle of Kaika River was the first encounter between the Rus and which people?
    Mongols
  9. The Rus name Leanti translates as what?
    Laughing
  10. What does the term Perestroika actually mean?
    Restructuring
  11. What was the famous order number of the NKVD Great Purge?
    47
  12. What was the reginal number of Catherine the Great?
    II
  13. When did Russian Ivan Elmanov invent the Monorail?
    1820
  14. When did the Sack of Nineveh take place?
    612 BC
  15. When was the Battle of the River Thatis?
    310 BC
  16. Where did the Soviet Union invade in 1939?
    Poland
  17. Which leader was responsible for the cultural "Thaw" policy?
    Khrushchev
  18. Which of these Russians is famous for inventing the Electric Lamp?
    Alexander Lodygin
  19. Which writer was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974?
    Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
  20. Who negotiated with Reagan to bring an end to the Cold War?
    Gorbachev
  21. Who won the Eurovision Song Contest for Russia in 2008?
    Dima Bilan