Russia History Quiz #17

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  1. Asian Maskhadov, killed by Russian forces in 2005, was a leader of which people?
    1. Georgians
    2. Crimeans
    3. Ukrainians
    4. Chechen
  2. Glasnost literally means what?
    1. Openness
    2. Hide the Truth
    3. Lies
    4. Secrets
  3. Igor Sikorsky was the first to invent and build an aircraft with how many engines?
    1. 2
    2. 10
    3. 7
    4. 4
  4. In what month did the 1905 Russian Revolution begin?
    1. December
    2. May
    3. September
    4. January
  5. In which Modern day country is the pre historic site of Colchis?
    1. Ukraine
    2. Georgia
    3. Moldova
    4. Latvia
  6. Kyrgyzstan gave Russia its first military base overseas in 13 years in what year?
    1. 2007
    2. 2015
    3. 2003
    4. 2010
  7. Rocket Boots were pioneered in Russia in what decade?
    1. 1960s
    2. 1980s
    3. 1990s
    4. 1970s
  8. The famous Russian dish, beef Stroganoff, was invented in which year?
    1. 1891
    2. 1861
    3. 1961
    4. 1991
  9. The Treaty of Bakhchisaria ended which war?
    1. Ruso Japanese
    2. Ruso French
    3. Ruso Turkish
    4. Ruso Polish
  10. What name was given the Scythian peoples of the Asian Steppe?
    1. Laka
    2. Maka
    3. Saka
    4. Taka
  11. What was the name of the first escape velocity spacecraft invented in Russia in the 1950s?
    1. Sol 1
    2. Luna 1
    3. Rover 1
    4. Mars 1
  12. When did Ivan issue his legal code Sudenik?
    1. 1497
    2. 897
    3. 1097
    4. 1297
  13. When did the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station explode?
    1. 1990
    2. 1984
    3. 1981
    4. 1986
  14. When was Boris Yeltsin dismissed as Moscow Party Chief for criticising the pace of Reform?
    1. 1989
    2. 1996
    3. 1991
    4. 1987
  15. When was the political party Right Cause founded?
    1. 2013
    2. 2007
    3. 2002
    4. 2009
  16. Which city was Andrei Sakharov sent to in exile in 1980?
    1. St Petersburg
    2. Siberia
    3. Kabul
    4. Gorky
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    1. He was formerly a MEP
    2. He was born in Leningrad
    3. He has a daughter called Maria
    4. He married Ludimila in 1983?
  18. Which River was the site of the famous first clash with Genghis Khan?
    1. Laika
    2. Kaika
    3. Faika
    4. Maika
  19. Who did Ivan defeat at the Great Stand of Ugra?
    1. Akhamt Khan
    2. Memti Toll
    3. Sebtil Moan
    4. Laksmi Farn
  20. Who was appointed chairman of the State Duma in 2011?
    1. Joseph Marx
    2. Dimtri Bolev
    3. Leonid Wavenv
    4. Sergey Naryshkin

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  1. Asian Maskhadov, killed by Russian forces in 2005, was a leader of which people?
    Chechen
  2. Glasnost literally means what?
    Openness
  3. Igor Sikorsky was the first to invent and build an aircraft with how many engines?
    4
  4. In what month did the 1905 Russian Revolution begin?
    January
  5. In which Modern day country is the pre historic site of Colchis?
    Georgia
  6. Kyrgyzstan gave Russia its first military base overseas in 13 years in what year?
    2003
  7. Rocket Boots were pioneered in Russia in what decade?
    1960s
  8. The famous Russian dish, beef Stroganoff, was invented in which year?
    1861
  9. The Treaty of Bakhchisaria ended which war?
    Ruso Turkish
  10. What name was given the Scythian peoples of the Asian Steppe?
    Saka
  11. What was the name of the first escape velocity spacecraft invented in Russia in the 1950s?
    Luna 1
  12. When did Ivan issue his legal code Sudenik?
    1497
  13. When did the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station explode?
    1986
  14. When was Boris Yeltsin dismissed as Moscow Party Chief for criticising the pace of Reform?
    1987
  15. When was the political party Right Cause founded?
    2009
  16. Which city was Andrei Sakharov sent to in exile in 1980?
    Gorky
  17. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    He was formerly a MEP
  18. Which River was the site of the famous first clash with Genghis Khan?
    Kaika
  19. Who did Ivan defeat at the Great Stand of Ugra?
    Akhamt Khan
  20. Who was appointed chairman of the State Duma in 2011?
    Sergey Naryshkin
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