Russia History Quiz #34

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  1. Due to boycotts, how many nations actually competed in the 1980 Olympic games?
    1. 5
    2. 80
    3. 203
    4. 100
  2. How many seats did Patriots of Russia win in the 2011 Duma elections?
    1. 0
    2. 33
    3. 10
    4. 4
  3. In 2003, why was Yukos Oil boss Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested?
    1. Murder
    2. Violence
    3. Tax Evasion
    4. Political wrongdoing
  4. in what year did Russia and Germany strike a deal to build a pipeline to connect the two nations?
    1. 2015
    2. 2005
    3. 2009
    4. 2001
  5. Invented in 1915, the Vezdekhod was a type of what?
    1. Aircraft Carrier
    2. Tank
    3. Fighter Jet
    4. Armoured Car
  6. Nomadism began to thrive during which period?
    1. Ice Age
    2. Bronze Age
    3. Neolithic
    4. Middle Age
  7. Socialism in One Country was a chief policy of whom?
    1. Khrushchev
    2. Stalin
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Andropov
  8. The name of the "Oium" area in which the Scythians lived translates as what?
    1. Island
    2. Water
    3. Scope
    4. Sea
  9. Vladimir Zhirinovsky has lead which party since 1991?
    1. Voice of Russia
    2. United Russia
    3. LDPR
    4. Communist Social
  10. What religion was prominent in the Rurik dynasty?
    1. Christianity
    2. Catholicism
    3. Paganism
    4. Hinduism
  11. What was the name of the Russian space station that became the first to orbit the earth in 1971?
    1. Luna
    2. Solyuz
    3. Mir
    4. Salyut
  12. When did Russia acquire the territory of Estonia?
    1. 1221
    2. 1721
    3. 1921
    4. 1221
  13. When did the National Council elect Michael Romanov as Tsar?
    1. 1213
    2. 913
    3. 1013
    4. 1613
  14. When was Primakov dismissed as Prime Minister by Yeltsin?
    1. 1991
    2. 1993
    3. 1987
    4. 1998
  15. Where did Alexi flee in 1716?
    1. Vienna
    2. Rome
    3. Paris
    4. Istanbul
  16. Which lake is thought to be the site of the first phase of Kama culture?
    1. Morovoy
    2. Sorovoy
    3. Lorovoy
    4. Borovoy
  17. Which of these is the real name of a prehistoric Nomadic tribe in Russia?
    1. Steppe
    2. Beppe
    3. Meppe
    4. Leppe
  18. Which Russian leader was the first Grand Duke of Finland?
    1. Peter I
    2. Alexander I
    3. Edward I
    4. Simeone I
  19. Who invented the Periodic Table of Elements?
    1. I. F. Alekandorivksy
    2. Gleb Kotelinkov
    3. Nikolai Korotkov
    4. Dmitri Mendeleev
  20. Who was the 8th and last leader of this Soviet Union?
    1. Yeltsin
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Stalin

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  1. Due to boycotts, how many nations actually competed in the 1980 Olympic games?
    80
  2. How many seats did Patriots of Russia win in the 2011 Duma elections?
    0
  3. In 2003, why was Yukos Oil boss Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested?
    Tax Evasion
  4. in what year did Russia and Germany strike a deal to build a pipeline to connect the two nations?
    2005
  5. Invented in 1915, the Vezdekhod was a type of what?
    Tank
  6. Nomadism began to thrive during which period?
    Neolithic
  7. Socialism in One Country was a chief policy of whom?
    Stalin
  8. The name of the "Oium" area in which the Scythians lived translates as what?
    Island
  9. Vladimir Zhirinovsky has lead which party since 1991?
    LDPR
  10. What religion was prominent in the Rurik dynasty?
    Paganism
  11. What was the name of the Russian space station that became the first to orbit the earth in 1971?
    Salyut
  12. When did Russia acquire the territory of Estonia?
    1721
  13. When did the National Council elect Michael Romanov as Tsar?
    1613
  14. When was Primakov dismissed as Prime Minister by Yeltsin?
    1998
  15. Where did Alexi flee in 1716?
    Vienna
  16. Which lake is thought to be the site of the first phase of Kama culture?
    Borovoy
  17. Which of these is the real name of a prehistoric Nomadic tribe in Russia?
    Steppe
  18. Which Russian leader was the first Grand Duke of Finland?
    Alexander I
  19. Who invented the Periodic Table of Elements?
    Dmitri Mendeleev
  20. Who was the 8th and last leader of this Soviet Union?
    Gorbachev