Russia History Quiz #21

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  1. What was the name of the Goth king who led the Ouim takeover of Russian lands in the 3rd Century BC?
    1. Sillimer
    2. Fillimer
    3. Dillimer
    4. Millimer
  2. Who was born in Stavropol Krai in 1931?
    1. Yeltsin
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Stalin
  3. Who did Stalin personally invited back to the Soviet Union in 1936?
    1. Maxim Gorky
    2. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    3. Leo Tolstoy
    4. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  4. Which Roman leader placed Polemon in charge of the Pontus Kingdom?
    1. Nero
    2. Agrippa
    3. Caligula
    4. Justinian
  5. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    1. He was born in 1952
    2. He was born in 1944
    3. He became President in 1999
    4. He was in the KGB for 16 years
  6. Which composer was honoured in 1884 by Emperor Alexander III?
    1. Borodin
    2. Balakirev
    3. Glinka
    4. Tchaikovksy
  7. When was the Siege of Kazan?
    1. 1032
    2. 1552
    3. 1777
    4. 1332
  8. When was Gorbachev detained by the KGB at his villa in Crimea?
    1. 1991
    2. 1995
    3. 1988
    4. 1999
  9. When did the Coup attempt, involving installing Yananyev as leader, occur?
    1. 1981
    2. 1991
    3. 1995
    4. 1985
  10. When did Khrushchev become the First Secretary of the Community Party?
    1. 1963
    2. 1953
    3. 1983
    4. 1973
  11. Blogger Alexei Navalny was imprisoned in which year?
    1. 2005
    2. 2008
    3. 2011
    4. 2013
  12. What name was given to the popular Revolution of the late 1980s?
    1. The Singing Revolution
    2. The Dancing Revolution
    3. The Shouting Revolution
    4. The Joyous Revolution
  13. The Yanma Culture flourished in which age?
    1. Ice
    2. Bronze
    3. Iron
    4. Middle
  14. The Golden Mountains of Altai, a UNESCO World Hertiage site, are most associated with which culture?
    1. Samara
    2. Pazyryk
    3. Kama
    4. Lamara
  15. Russia mobilised its army in 1914 to defend which country?
    1. Germany
    2. Israel
    3. Serbia
    4. Italy
  16. Levshinsky is one of the final eras in the history of what prehistoric culture?
    1. Kama
    2. Khvalysnk
    3. Samara
    4. Scythian
  17. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1. 1741
    2. 1751
    3. 1802
    4. 1731
  18. In what year as the Battle of Suzdal?
    1. 1115
    2. 1335
    3. 1225
    4. 1445
  19. In 1480, Ivans forces defeated Akhmat Khan on which river?
    1. Urga
    2. Surga
    3. Murga
    4. Lurga
  20. Grigory Potemkin was a favourite of which Russian ruler?
    1. Joseph Stalin
    2. Ivan the Terrible
    3. Catherine the Great
    4. Peter the Great

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  1. What was the name of the Goth king who led the Ouim takeover of Russian lands in the 3rd Century BC?
    Fillimer
  2. Who was born in Stavropol Krai in 1931?
    Gorbachev
  3. Who did Stalin personally invited back to the Soviet Union in 1936?
    Maxim Gorky
  4. Which Roman leader placed Polemon in charge of the Pontus Kingdom?
    Agrippa
  5. Which of these facts is NOT true about Valdimir Putin?
    He was born in 1944
  6. Which composer was honoured in 1884 by Emperor Alexander III?
    Tchaikovksy
  7. When was the Siege of Kazan?
    1552
  8. When was Gorbachev detained by the KGB at his villa in Crimea?
    1991
  9. When did the Coup attempt, involving installing Yananyev as leader, occur?
    1991
  10. When did Khrushchev become the First Secretary of the Community Party?
    1953
  11. Blogger Alexei Navalny was imprisoned in which year?
    2013
  12. What name was given to the popular Revolution of the late 1980s?
    The Singing Revolution
  13. The Yanma Culture flourished in which age?
    Bronze
  14. The Golden Mountains of Altai, a UNESCO World Hertiage site, are most associated with which culture?
    Pazyryk
  15. Russia mobilised its army in 1914 to defend which country?
    Serbia
  16. Levshinsky is one of the final eras in the history of what prehistoric culture?
    Kama
  17. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1802
  18. In what year as the Battle of Suzdal?
    1445
  19. In 1480, Ivans forces defeated Akhmat Khan on which river?
    Urga
  20. Grigory Potemkin was a favourite of which Russian ruler?
    Catherine the Great
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