Russia History Quiz #20

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  1. What was the name of the first woman ruler of the Rus people?
    1. Catherine
    2. Hilda
    3. Julia
    4. Olga
  2. Who was arrested on tax evasion charges in 2003?
    1. Sergei Lavarov
    2. Mikhail Khodorkovksy
    3. Joseph Leningrad
    4. Vladimir Putin
  3. Who did Sauromates replace as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    1. Supator
    2. Lupator
    3. Mupator
    4. Eupator
  4. Which Roman leader defeated Pharnaces II at Zela?
    1. Nero
    2. Pompey
    3. Crassus
    4. Ceaser
  5. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    1. He was in the KGB for 16 years
    2. He was born in 1933
    3. He became President in 1999
    4. He has a daughter called Katerina
  6. Which composer founded the School of Medicine for Women in St. Petersburg?
    1. Borodin
    2. Balakirev
    3. Glinka
    4. Tchaikovksy
  7. When was the Russian tanker Vandal launched, the first diesel powered ship in the world?
    1. 1903
    2. 1876
    3. 1933
    4. 1988
  8. When was Dmitry Medvedev elected Russian President?
    1. 2000
    2. 2012
    3. 2004
    4. 2008
  9. When did the Cossacks begin their takeover of Siberia?
    1. 981
    2. 781
    3. 1381
    4. 1581
  10. When did Ivan the Terrible become Tsar of All the Russia's?
    1. 1654
    2. 1431
    3. 1342
    4. 1547
  11. Batu Khan set fire to, and slaughtered the people of, Moscow in which year?
    1. 1238
    2. 1048
    3. 1448
    4. 1648
  12. What name was given to the highest rank of Moscovian aristocracy in the middle ages?
    1. Foyar
    2. Moyar
    3. Boyar
    4. Soyar
  13. The Video Game Tetris was invented in Russia in what year?
    1. 2004
    2. 1984
    3. 1994
    4. 1974
  14. The Geneva Accords signed in 1988 committed to Soviet withdrawal from where?
    1. Finland
    2. Afghanistan
    3. USA
    4. Japan
  15. Russia embarked on a 2007 expedition to where to view possible expansion of territory?
    1. Ukraine
    2. Siberia
    3. South Pole
    4. North Pole
  16. Leonid Brezhnev passed away in which year of the 1980s?
    1. 1989
    2. 1982
    3. 1986
    4. 1981
  17. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1. 1799
    2. 1740
    3. 1730
    4. 1750
  18. In what period did Samara Culture flourish?
    1. Menolithic
    2. Denolithic
    3. Senolithic
    4. Neolithic
  19. In 1478, the Novgorod Republic finally surrendered to the authority of where?
    1. Moscow
    2. Kabul
    3. St Petersburg
    4. Kiev
  20. Grigory Orlov was a favourite of which Russian ruler?
    1. Joseph Stalin
    2. Peter the Great
    3. Catherine the Great
    4. Ivan the Terrible

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  1. What was the name of the first woman ruler of the Rus people?
    Olga
  2. Who was arrested on tax evasion charges in 2003?
    Mikhail Khodorkovksy
  3. Who did Sauromates replace as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    Eupator
  4. Which Roman leader defeated Pharnaces II at Zela?
    Ceaser
  5. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    He was born in 1933
  6. Which composer founded the School of Medicine for Women in St. Petersburg?
    Borodin
  7. When was the Russian tanker Vandal launched, the first diesel powered ship in the world?
    1903
  8. When was Dmitry Medvedev elected Russian President?
    2008
  9. When did the Cossacks begin their takeover of Siberia?
    1581
  10. When did Ivan the Terrible become Tsar of All the Russia's?
    1547
  11. Batu Khan set fire to, and slaughtered the people of, Moscow in which year?
    1238
  12. What name was given to the highest rank of Moscovian aristocracy in the middle ages?
    Boyar
  13. The Video Game Tetris was invented in Russia in what year?
    1984
  14. The Geneva Accords signed in 1988 committed to Soviet withdrawal from where?
    Afghanistan
  15. Russia embarked on a 2007 expedition to where to view possible expansion of territory?
    North Pole
  16. Leonid Brezhnev passed away in which year of the 1980s?
    1982
  17. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1799
  18. In what period did Samara Culture flourish?
    Neolithic
  19. In 1478, the Novgorod Republic finally surrendered to the authority of where?
    Moscow
  20. Grigory Orlov was a favourite of which Russian ruler?
    Catherine the Great
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