Russia History Quiz #23

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  1. Boris Jacobi was responsible for what transport innovation in 1838?
    1. Electric Tram
    2. Electric Car
    3. Electric Boat
    4. Electric Bike
  2. Hafnium, a Russian discovery, is an element actually named after which European capital?
    1. Stockholm
    2. Moscow
    3. Copenhagen
    4. Athens
  3. In 1828, Pavel Schilling invented what mode of communication?
    1. Telephone
    2. Electromagnetic Telegram
    3. Email
    4. Morse Code
  4. In what year did Alexander Popov "invent" the radio?
    1. 1895
    2. 1844
    3. 1998
    4. 1943
  5. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1. 1808
    2. 1731
    3. 1751
    4. 1741
  6. Maxim Gorky brought the Russian Famine to attention in which decade?
    1. 1940s
    2. 1960s
    3. 1920s
    4. 1900s
  7. Russia went to war with which other nation in 1904?
    1. Italy
    2. China
    3. England
    4. Japan
  8. The Katyn Massacre involved the slaughter of peoples of which nation?
    1. Estonia
    2. Hungary
    3. Poland
    4. Ukraine
  9. The Young Guard is the youth movement of which party?
    1. United Russia
    2. A Just Russia
    3. LDPR
    4. Communist Party
  10. What name was given to the son of Msitslav Mstislavich?
    1. The Prince
    2. The Fearless
    3. The Brave
    4. The Warrior
  11. What was the name of the government that rebels were trying to overthrow in the First Chechen War?
    1. Mudaev
    2. Cudaev
    3. Ludaev
    4. Dudaev
  12. When did Lenin died?
    1. 1924
    2. 1944
    3. 1954
    4. 1934
  13. When did the famous Battle of Kaika River take place?
    1. 1443
    2. 1223
    3. 1553
    4. 1122
  14. When was Khrushchev born?
    1. 1844
    2. 1877
    3. 1894
    4. 1922
  15. When was the State Duma established?
    1. 1996
    2. 1926
    3. 2006
    4. 1906
  16. Which country granted Russia its first military base aboard in 13 years in 2003?
    1. Francde
    2. Kyrgyzstan
    3. Poland
    4. Ukraine
  17. Which of these famous events happened EARLIEST?
    1. Kievan Rus is founded
    2. Vladimirr the Great rules Rurik Dynsatry
    3. Invan IIII rules
    4. Mongols invade
  18. Which ruler did Shemyaka have blinded?
    1. Ivan III
    2. Peter III
    3. Vasili II
    4. Catherine II
  19. Who did the Russians defeat at the Battle of Kulikovo?
    1. Goths
    2. Tatars
    3. Mongols
    4. Vandals
  20. Who was defeated by the Muscovites in the Battle of Shelon?
    1. Kievians
    2. Novogorodians
    3. Ukrainians
    4. Mongols

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  1. Boris Jacobi was responsible for what transport innovation in 1838?
    Electric Boat
  2. Hafnium, a Russian discovery, is an element actually named after which European capital?
    Copenhagen
  3. In 1828, Pavel Schilling invented what mode of communication?
    Electromagnetic Telegram
  4. In what year did Alexander Popov "invent" the radio?
    1895
  5. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1808
  6. Maxim Gorky brought the Russian Famine to attention in which decade?
    1920s
  7. Russia went to war with which other nation in 1904?
    Japan
  8. The Katyn Massacre involved the slaughter of peoples of which nation?
    Poland
  9. The Young Guard is the youth movement of which party?
    United Russia
  10. What name was given to the son of Msitslav Mstislavich?
    The Brave
  11. What was the name of the government that rebels were trying to overthrow in the First Chechen War?
    Dudaev
  12. When did Lenin died?
    1924
  13. When did the famous Battle of Kaika River take place?
    1223
  14. When was Khrushchev born?
    1894
  15. When was the State Duma established?
    1906
  16. Which country granted Russia its first military base aboard in 13 years in 2003?
    Kyrgyzstan
  17. Which of these famous events happened EARLIEST?
    Kievan Rus is founded
  18. Which ruler did Shemyaka have blinded?
    Vasili II
  19. Who did the Russians defeat at the Battle of Kulikovo?
    Tatars
  20. Who was defeated by the Muscovites in the Battle of Shelon?
    Novogorodians
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