Russia History Quiz #14

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  1. Anna Karenina is a famous Russian Novel by whom?
    1. Leo Tolstoy
    2. Maxim Gorky
    3. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    4. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  2. Gennaidy Seleznyov who became Chairman of the State Duman in 2000 represented which party?
    1. None
    2. United Russia
    3. Community Part
    4. SLDP
  3. How was the Don River known in ancient times?
    1. Fanais
    2. Manais
    3. Lanais
    4. Tanais
  4. In what decade did "The Great Purge" occur?
    1. 1950s
    2. 1930s
    3. 1940s
    4. 1920s
  5. In which century did the Polish-Muscovite War take place?
    1. 16th
    2. 13th
    3. 17th
    4. 19th
  6. King Paerisades II was killed by which Scythian figure?
    1. Daumacus
    2. Faumacus
    3. Laumacus
    4. Saumacus
  7. Pugachevs rebellion took place in which century?
    1. 17th
    2. 18th
    3. 16th
    4. 15th
  8. The Electric Tram was pioneered by which Russian?
    1. Alexander Lodygin
    2. Dmitri Mendeleev
    3. Fyodor Pirotsky
    4. I. F. Alekandorivksy
  9. The state purchased which oil production unit in 2004?
    1. Lummentgaz
    2. Frumentagz
    3. Yuganskneftergaz
    4. Summetigaz
  10. What kind of venue was the centre of a hostage crisis in Moscow in 2002?
    1. Art Gallery
    2. Theatre
    3. Disco
    4. Cinema
  11. What was the name of the acting Prime Minister who lifted central controls in 1992?
    1. Isor Mader
    2. Megor Saidar
    3. Legor Fiadar
    4. Yegor Gaidar
  12. When did Gorbachev become leader of the Communist party?
    1. 1988
    2. 1991
    3. 1985
    4. 1983
  13. When did the Battle of Shelon take place?
    1. 1371
    2. 1471
    3. 1271
    4. 1171
  14. When was A Just Russia founded?
    1. 2009
    2. 2012
    3. 2015
    4. 2006
  15. When was the Mutiny on the battleship Potemkin?
    1. 1918
    2. 1905
    3. 1915
    4. 1907
  16. Which Chechen figure, one of the msot wanted men in Russia, was killed in 2006?
    1. Mabel Mayaev
    2. Mamil Tasayev
    3. Shamil Basayev
    4. Dhamil Mabayev
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    1. 7th October is his Brithday
    2. He was born in Georgia
    3. Former KGB Officer
    4. In 2020, he turned 68
  18. Which peoples defeated the Russian at the Battle of Suzdal?
    1. Tatars
    2. Mongols
    3. Goths
    4. Visigoths
  19. Who defeated the Muscovans at the Battle of Klushino?
    1. Tatars
    2. Arabs
    3. Visigoths
    4. Poles
  20. Who succeed Peter the Great as Emperor of All Russia?
    1. Catherine I
    2. Catherin IV
    3. Catherine V
    4. Catherine III
  21. Yury married the sister of whom in 1317?
    1. Uzbeg Khan
    2. Genghis Khan
    3. Luzbeh Fann
    4. Muket Land

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  1. Anna Karenina is a famous Russian Novel by whom?
    Leo Tolstoy
  2. Gennaidy Seleznyov who became Chairman of the State Duman in 2000 represented which party?
    None
  3. How was the Don River known in ancient times?
    Tanais
  4. In what decade did "The Great Purge" occur?
    1930s
  5. In which century did the Polish-Muscovite War take place?
    17th
  6. King Paerisades II was killed by which Scythian figure?
    Saumacus
  7. Pugachevs rebellion took place in which century?
    18th
  8. The Electric Tram was pioneered by which Russian?
    Fyodor Pirotsky
  9. The state purchased which oil production unit in 2004?
    Yuganskneftergaz
  10. What kind of venue was the centre of a hostage crisis in Moscow in 2002?
    Theatre
  11. What was the name of the acting Prime Minister who lifted central controls in 1992?
    Yegor Gaidar
  12. When did Gorbachev become leader of the Communist party?
    1985
  13. When did the Battle of Shelon take place?
    1471
  14. When was A Just Russia founded?
    2006
  15. When was the Mutiny on the battleship Potemkin?
    1905
  16. Which Chechen figure, one of the msot wanted men in Russia, was killed in 2006?
    Shamil Basayev
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    He was born in Georgia
  18. Which peoples defeated the Russian at the Battle of Suzdal?
    Tatars
  19. Who defeated the Muscovans at the Battle of Klushino?
    Poles
  20. Who succeed Peter the Great as Emperor of All Russia?
    Catherine I
  21. Yury married the sister of whom in 1317?
    Uzbeg Khan
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