Russia History Quiz #24

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  1. Boris Yeltsin resigned his post in which year?
    1. 1994
    2. 1999
    3. 1988
    4. 1983
  2. Herodotus first mentioned the existence of Scythian Peoples in which modern day country?
    1. Moldova
    2. Latvia
    3. Lithuania
    4. Ukraine
  3. In 1838, which Russia invented the Electric Boat?
    1. Pavel Schilling
    2. Boris Jacobi
    3. Alexander Lodygin
    4. Ivan Elmanov
  4. In what year did Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their invention of graphene?
    1. 2005
    2. 2001
    3. 2014
    4. 2010
  5. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1. 1742
    2. 1752
    3. 1732
    4. 1811
  6. Mikal Kalashnikov famously invented the AK47. What is the AK47?
    1. Car
    2. Computer
    3. Rifle
    4. Hot Air Ballon
  7. Samara Culture flourished in what century?
    1. 5th BC
    2. 88th BC
    3. 227th BC
    4. 2nd AD
  8. The Kerch Strait, home of the Bosporan Kingdom, separates the Sea of Azov from what other sea?
    1. Black Sea
    2. Dead Sea
    3. North Sea
    4. Red Sea
  9. Tillia Tepe, a key archaeological site, has a name that loosely translates was what?
    1. Silver Mountains
    2. Bronze Beast
    3. Silk Tower
    4. Golden Hill
  10. What nickname was given to Russian Emperor Alexander II?
    1. The Power
    2. The King
    3. The Chief
    4. The Emperor
  11. What was the name of the leader who gained control of Lagoda in 862?
    1. Purik
    2. Surik
    3. Rurik
    4. Murik
  12. When did Lenin pass away?
    1. 1944
    2. 1924
    3. 1954
    4. 1934
  13. When did the First Chechen war break out?
    1. 1988
    2. 1984
    3. 1994
    4. 1998
  14. When was Kirov murdered?
    1. 1944
    2. 1954
    3. 1934
    4. 1972
  15. When was the T-34 Tank invented in Russia?
    1. 1840
    2. 1890
    3. 1790
    4. 1940
  16. Which culture can also be described as Proto-Kurgan?
    1. Samara
    2. Scythian
    3. Kama
    4. Khvalysnk
  17. Which of these famous events happened EARLIEST?
    1. Vladimirr the Great rules Rurik Dynasty
    2. Invan IIII rules
    3. Ivan thre Terrible Rules
    4. Mongols invade
  18. Which Russia leader was given the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize?
    1. Khrushchev
    2. Stalin
    3. Yeltsin
    4. Gorbachev
  19. Who did Yeltsin narrowly beat in the 1996 elections?
    1. Zyuganov
    2. Sprioviev
    3. Leonov
    4. Piov
  20. Who was elected Patriarch of Moscow in 1946?
    1. Marvel !
    2. Todor I
    3. Aleksander I
    4. Alexius I

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Boris Yeltsin resigned his post in which year?
    1999
  2. Herodotus first mentioned the existence of Scythian Peoples in which modern day country?
    Moldova
  3. In 1838, which Russia invented the Electric Boat?
    Boris Jacobi
  4. In what year did Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their invention of graphene?
    2010
  5. In which of these years was Catherine the Great NOT alive?
    1811
  6. Mikal Kalashnikov famously invented the AK47. What is the AK47?
    Rifle
  7. Samara Culture flourished in what century?
    5th BC
  8. The Kerch Strait, home of the Bosporan Kingdom, separates the Sea of Azov from what other sea?
    Black Sea
  9. Tillia Tepe, a key archaeological site, has a name that loosely translates was what?
    Golden Hill
  10. What nickname was given to Russian Emperor Alexander II?
    The Emperor
  11. What was the name of the leader who gained control of Lagoda in 862?
    Rurik
  12. When did Lenin pass away?
    1924
  13. When did the First Chechen war break out?
    1994
  14. When was Kirov murdered?
    1934
  15. When was the T-34 Tank invented in Russia?
    1940
  16. Which culture can also be described as Proto-Kurgan?
    Khvalysnk
  17. Which of these famous events happened EARLIEST?
    Vladimirr the Great rules Rurik Dynasty
  18. Which Russia leader was given the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize?
    Gorbachev
  19. Who did Yeltsin narrowly beat in the 1996 elections?
    Zyuganov
  20. Who was elected Patriarch of Moscow in 1946?
    Alexius I
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