Russia History Quiz #12

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  1. Andrei Dunaev founded which political party in Russia?
    1. Patriots of Russia
    2. Right Cause
    3. Communist Party
    4. Yabloko
  2. Garry Kasparov became a world champion in which event during the 1980s?
    1. Tennis
    2. Poker
    3. Bridge
    4. Chess
  3. How was Alexander Litvinenko killed?
    1. Suffocated
    2. Poison
    3. Shot
    4. Drowned
  4. In what century was Shemyaka poisoned by Muscovite agents?
    1. 15th
    2. 18th
    3. 12th
    4. 10th
  5. In which century did Catherine the Great rule over Russia?
    1. 18th
    2. 19th
    3. 17th
    4. 16th
  6. King Mithridates VI of Pontus was defeated by what Roman General in 63 BC?
    1. Pompey
    2. Nero
    3. Crassus
    4. Brutus
  7. Primakov's opposition to the Nato Campaign against whom caused controversy in 1998?
    1. Japan
    2. North Korea
    3. Yugoslavia
    4. China
  8. The Duma is located near which square?
    1. Fanege Square
    2. Nanege Square
    3. Lanege Square
    4. Manage Square
  9. The State Duma of the Russian Empire was founded after revolution in which year?
    1. 1925
    2. 1935
    3. 1905
    4. 1915
  10. What is the name of the Youth Movement of United Russia?
    1. The Young Chiefs
    2. The Young Warriors
    3. The Young Men
    4. The Young Guard
  11. What was the name of the 1906 manifesto that called on Russians to evade taxes?
    1. Lyborg
    2. Cyborg
    3. Vyborg
    4. Pyborg
  12. When did Gazprom buy out Roman Abramovich from Sibneft?
    1. 2007
    2. 2001
    3. 2010
    4. 2005
  13. When did the Battle of Neva take place?
    1. 1540
    2. 1240
    3. 1040
    4. 1240
  14. When the Mongols invaded Russia they destroyed all major cities apart from Novgorod and where else?
    1. Dskov
    2. Mskov
    3. Pskov
    4. Lskov
  15. When was the Lena Goldfield Massacre?
    1. 1926
    2. 1918
    3. 1904
    4. 1912
  16. Which Bosporan King captured Nymphaion?
    1. Spartokos
    2. Satyrus
    3. Darius
    4. Cotys
  17. Which of these events took place in 1707?
    1. Mulavin
    2. Dulavin
    3. Bulavin
    4. Sulavin
  18. Which party strives for a "New Socialism in the 21st Century"?
    1. A Just Russia
    2. LDPR
    3. Communist Party
    4. United Russia
  19. Who compose the famous Russian work , The Manfred Symphony?
    1. Tchaikovksy
    2. Glinka
    3. Balakirev
    4. Borodin
  20. Who ruled Kiev from 980 to 1015?
    1. Henry the Great
    2. Vladimir the Great
    3. Maxim the Great
    4. Peter the Great
  21. Yuri Luzhkov, sacked as Major of Moscow in 2010, had held the post since when?
    1. 1982
    2. 1992
    3. 1998
    4. 1988

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Andrei Dunaev founded which political party in Russia?
    Right Cause
  2. Garry Kasparov became a world champion in which event during the 1980s?
    Chess
  3. How was Alexander Litvinenko killed?
    Poison
  4. In what century was Shemyaka poisoned by Muscovite agents?
    15th
  5. In which century did Catherine the Great rule over Russia?
    18th
  6. King Mithridates VI of Pontus was defeated by what Roman General in 63 BC?
    Pompey
  7. Primakov's opposition to the Nato Campaign against whom caused controversy in 1998?
    Yugoslavia
  8. The Duma is located near which square?
    Manage Square
  9. The State Duma of the Russian Empire was founded after revolution in which year?
    1905
  10. What is the name of the Youth Movement of United Russia?
    The Young Guard
  11. What was the name of the 1906 manifesto that called on Russians to evade taxes?
    Vyborg
  12. When did Gazprom buy out Roman Abramovich from Sibneft?
    2005
  13. When did the Battle of Neva take place?
    1240
  14. When the Mongols invaded Russia they destroyed all major cities apart from Novgorod and where else?
    Pskov
  15. When was the Lena Goldfield Massacre?
    1912
  16. Which Bosporan King captured Nymphaion?
    Satyrus
  17. Which of these events took place in 1707?
    Bulavin
  18. Which party strives for a "New Socialism in the 21st Century"?
    A Just Russia
  19. Who compose the famous Russian work , The Manfred Symphony?
    Balakirev
  20. Who ruled Kiev from 980 to 1015?
    Vladimir the Great
  21. Yuri Luzhkov, sacked as Major of Moscow in 2010, had held the post since when?
    1992
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