Russia History Quiz #29

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  1. CP are the initial on the badge of which political party?
    1. Communist Party
    2. LDPR
    3. United Russia
    4. A Just Russia
  2. How many nations sent Athletes to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics?
    1. 88
    2. 188
    3. 8
    4. 18
  3. In 1991 Soviet Troops invaded what nation?
    1. Estonia
    2. Lithuania
    3. Latvia
    4. Poland
  4. In what year did King Darius the Great attack the Scythians?
    1. 1090 BC
    2. 88 BC
    3. 512 BC
    4. 312 BC
  5. in which year of the nineties was the "Russian Constitutional Crisis"?
    1. 1993
    2. 1992
    3. 1998
    4. 1997
  6. Myrmekion was a key city during which culture?
    1. Scythians
    2. Kama
    3. Bosporan Kingdom
    4. Samara
  7. Shamil Basayev, killed in 2006 as one of Russia's most wanted men, was a leader of which group?
    1. Ukrainians
    2. Chechen
    3. Georgians
    4. Criemans
  8. The Lower Depths (1902) is a famous work by whom?
    1. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    2. Leo Tolstoy
    3. Maxim Gorky
    4. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
  9. Uncle Vanya is a notable Russian work by whom?
    1. Anton Chekov
    2. Vladimir Nabokov
    3. Maxim Gorky
    4. Leo Tolstoy
  10. What post did outspoken Aleksander Rutskoy hold during the early 90s?
    1. Prime Minister
    2. Vice President
    3. General Secretary
    4. Home Secretary
  11. What was the name of the Nuclear Reactor in Iran that Russian agreed to send fuel to in 2005?
    1. Lushehr
    2. Fushehr
    3. Bushehr
    4. Mushehr
  12. When did Putin become acting President of Russia?
    1. 1997
    2. 1995
    3. 1994
    4. 1999
  13. When did the Kama Culture begin in Eastern Europe?
    1. 88th Century BC
    2. 5th Century BC
    3. 24th Century BC
    4. 11th Century BC
  14. When was Mir launched into space?
    1. 1986
    2. 1997
    3. 1992
    4. 2004
  15. When was United Russia founded?
    1. 2001
    2. 2007
    3. 2009
    4. 2011
  16. Which figure is sometimes refereed to as the "gatherer of Russian Lands"?
    1. Ivan the Great
    2. Peter the Great
    3. Catherine the Great
    4. Ivan the Terrible
  17. Which of these figures was born in Georgia?
    1. Andropov
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Stalin
    4. Gorbachev
  18. Which Russian featured in the first concert at New York's Carnegie Hall?
    1. Tchaikovksy
    2. Borodin
    3. Balakirev
    4. Glinka
  19. Who introduced the State Duman?
    1. Stalin
    2. Tsar Nicholas II
    3. Lenin
    4. Tsar Alexander II
  20. Who was known as "The Merry Empress"?
    1. Olga
    2. Elizabeth
    3. Catherine
    4. Julia

Questions & Answers

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  1. CP are the initial on the badge of which political party?
    A Just Russia
  2. How many nations sent Athletes to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics?
    88
  3. In 1991 Soviet Troops invaded what nation?
    Lithuania
  4. In what year did King Darius the Great attack the Scythians?
    512 BC
  5. in which year of the nineties was the "Russian Constitutional Crisis"?
    1993
  6. Myrmekion was a key city during which culture?
    Bosporan Kingdom
  7. Shamil Basayev, killed in 2006 as one of Russia's most wanted men, was a leader of which group?
    Chechen
  8. The Lower Depths (1902) is a famous work by whom?
    Maxim Gorky
  9. Uncle Vanya is a notable Russian work by whom?
    Anton Chekov
  10. What post did outspoken Aleksander Rutskoy hold during the early 90s?
    Vice President
  11. What was the name of the Nuclear Reactor in Iran that Russian agreed to send fuel to in 2005?
    Bushehr
  12. When did Putin become acting President of Russia?
    1999
  13. When did the Kama Culture begin in Eastern Europe?
    5th Century BC
  14. When was Mir launched into space?
    1986
  15. When was United Russia founded?
    2001
  16. Which figure is sometimes refereed to as the "gatherer of Russian Lands"?
    Ivan the Great
  17. Which of these figures was born in Georgia?
    Stalin
  18. Which Russian featured in the first concert at New York's Carnegie Hall?
    Tchaikovksy
  19. Who introduced the State Duman?
    Tsar Nicholas II
  20. Who was known as "The Merry Empress"?
    Elizabeth
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