Russia History Quiz #13

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  1. Andrei Sakharov was arrested in 1980 after protesting against the invasion of which country?
    1. France
    2. Afghanistan
    3. Poland
    4. Turkey
  2. Gennady Semigin formed the Patriots of Russia party when he was expelled from which other party?
    1. A Just Russia
    2. LDPR
    3. United Russia
    4. Communist Party
  3. How was the 10th Century ruler Oleg better known?
    1. The Doer
    2. The Seet
    3. The Player
    4. The Thinker
  4. In what century was the Rurik dynasty founded?
    1. 9th
    2. 3rd
    3. 7th
    4. 11th
  5. In which century did Ivan the Terrible live?
    1. 16th
    2. 17th
    3. 18th
    4. 14th
  6. King Mithridates VI was a King of where?
    1. Fontus
    2. Lontus
    3. Sontus
    4. Pontus
  7. Prince Igor is a famous Opera by which Russian composer?
    1. Balakirev
    2. Glinka
    3. Borodin
    4. Tchaikovksy
  8. The earliest wheeled carts are associated with which Russian culture?
    1. Yanma
    2. Lamna
    3. Samna
    4. Mamma
  9. The state of Garoariki translates as what?
    1. The Centre of Cities
    2. The Realm of Towns
    3. The Place of Towns
    4. The Middle of Mountains
  10. What kind of music did the controversial imprisoned band Pussy Riot play?
    1. Soul
    2. Jazz
    3. Punk
    4. Classical
  11. What was the name of the 1979 operation to Capture Kabul?
    1. Operation Thunder 444
    2. Operation Waves 111
    3. Operation Away 222
    4. Operation Storm 333
  12. When did Germany declare war on Russia?
    1. 1915
    2. 1917
    3. 1914
    4. 1916
  13. When did the Battle of Poltava take place?
    1. 1809
    2. 1709
    3. 1568
    4. 1759
  14. When was a "private sector" permitted in Russia?
    1. 1981
    2. 1999
    3. 1993
    4. 1988
  15. When was the modern day Communist Party founded?
    1. 2001
    2. 1993
    3. 2005
    4. 1998
  16. Which branch of the Teutonic Knights were defeated by Nevsky at the Battle of the Ice?
    1. Mivonian
    2. Jovian
    3. Livonian
    4. Sivonian
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    1. He was born in Leningrad
    2. Former KGB Officer
    3. He is a former professional boxer
    4. 7th October is his Brithday
  18. Which party was founded in 1991?
    1. LDPR
    2. Communist Social
    3. United Russia
    4. Voice of Russia
  19. Who declared war on Russian in August 1914?
    1. Italy
    2. France
    3. Germany
    4. England
  20. Who served as First secretary of the Community Party from 1953 until 1964?
    1. Gorbachev
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Andropov
    4. Yeltsin
  21. Yury I was Grand Prince of Moscow during which century?
    1. 10th
    2. 13th
    3. 12th
    4. 7th

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  1. Andrei Sakharov was arrested in 1980 after protesting against the invasion of which country?
    Afghanistan
  2. Gennady Semigin formed the Patriots of Russia party when he was expelled from which other party?
    Communist Party
  3. How was the 10th Century ruler Oleg better known?
    The Seet
  4. In what century was the Rurik dynasty founded?
    9th
  5. In which century did Ivan the Terrible live?
    16th
  6. King Mithridates VI was a King of where?
    Pontus
  7. Prince Igor is a famous Opera by which Russian composer?
    Borodin
  8. The earliest wheeled carts are associated with which Russian culture?
    Yanma
  9. The state of Garoariki translates as what?
    The Realm of Towns
  10. What kind of music did the controversial imprisoned band Pussy Riot play?
    Punk
  11. What was the name of the 1979 operation to Capture Kabul?
    Operation Storm 333
  12. When did Germany declare war on Russia?
    1914
  13. When did the Battle of Poltava take place?
    1709
  14. When was a "private sector" permitted in Russia?
    1988
  15. When was the modern day Communist Party founded?
    1993
  16. Which branch of the Teutonic Knights were defeated by Nevsky at the Battle of the Ice?
    Livonian
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    He is a former professional boxer
  18. Which party was founded in 1991?
    LDPR
  19. Who declared war on Russian in August 1914?
    Germany
  20. Who served as First secretary of the Community Party from 1953 until 1964?
    Khrushchev
  21. Yury I was Grand Prince of Moscow during which century?
    12th