Russia History Quiz #37

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  1. During which century was Elizabeth I the ruler of Russia?
    1. 19th
    2. 20th
    3. 18th
    4. 17th
  2. How many seats did the LDPR win in the 2011 elections into the Duma?
    1. 87
    2. 56
    3. 109
    4. 22
  3. In 2005 the state gained control of what major company?
    1. Gazlight
    2. Gazda
    3. Gazinc
    4. Gazprom
  4. In what year did Russian Alexander Sablukov invented the centrifugal fan?
    1. 1735
    2. 2015
    3. 1935
    4. 1835
  5. Ipatovo is a prehistoric site closest to which modern day area?
    1. Moscow
    2. Kabul
    3. Kiev
    4. Stavropol
  6. Novgorod was the capital of the Rus people until which year?
    1. 1343
    2. 882
    3. 432
    4. 1222
  7. Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are seminal works by which composer?
    1. Balakirev
    2. Tchaikovksy
    3. Glinka
    4. Borodin
  8. The pipeline planned between Russia and Germany in 2005 was located under which sea?
    1. North Sea
    2. Baltic Sea
    3. Atlantic Ocean
    4. Caribbean Sea
  9. What caused the death of Yuri Andropov in 1984?
    1. Lung Collapse
    2. Shooting
    3. Kidney Disease
    4. Stroke
  10. What was invented by the Russian Bruno Abakanowicz?
    1. Calculus
    2. Toaster
    3. Rubiks Cube
    4. Spirograh
  11. What was the name of the the battleship on which the infamous 1905 mutiny occurred?
    1. Lotemkin
    2. Motemkin
    3. Sotemkim
    4. Potemkin
  12. When did Russia introduce and invent the Decimal currency?
    1. 1804
    2. 1704
    3. 1604
    4. 1904
  13. When did the October Revolution occur?
    1. 1937
    2. 1947
    3. 1917
    4. 1927
  14. When was Russia permitted to join the WTO?
    1. 2007
    2. 2009
    3. 2011
    4. 2004
  15. Where did Russia controversially display its Naval Power in 2008, seen by some as a threat?
    1. England
    2. France
    3. China
    4. USA
  16. Which leader gave the famous "secret speech" in 1956?
    1. Kirov
    2. Khrushchev
    3. Stalin
    4. Lenin
  17. Which of these parties was founded in 2001?
    1. Communist Party
    2. A Just Russia
    3. United Russia
    4. LDPR
  18. Which Russian was awarded the prize as Humanist of the Year in 1980?
    1. Bulgaria Leonev
    2. Andrei Sakharov
    3. Solzany Kirov
    4. Vladimir Putin
  19. Who invented the worlds first rifle?
    1. Gleb Kotelinkov
    2. GV Federov
    3. I. F. Alekandorivksy
    4. Nikolai Korotkov
  20. Who was the first non Rurikid tsar of Russia?
    1. Ivan the Great
    2. Peter the Great
    3. Ivan the Terrible
    4. Boris Gudunov

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Interactive Quiz

  1. During which century was Elizabeth I the ruler of Russia?
    18th
  2. How many seats did the LDPR win in the 2011 elections into the Duma?
    56
  3. In 2005 the state gained control of what major company?
    Gazprom
  4. In what year did Russian Alexander Sablukov invented the centrifugal fan?
    1835
  5. Ipatovo is a prehistoric site closest to which modern day area?
    Stavropol
  6. Novgorod was the capital of the Rus people until which year?
    882
  7. Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are seminal works by which composer?
    Tchaikovksy
  8. The pipeline planned between Russia and Germany in 2005 was located under which sea?
    Baltic Sea
  9. What caused the death of Yuri Andropov in 1984?
    Kidney Disease
  10. What was invented by the Russian Bruno Abakanowicz?
    Spirograh
  11. What was the name of the the battleship on which the infamous 1905 mutiny occurred?
    Potemkin
  12. When did Russia introduce and invent the Decimal currency?
    1704
  13. When did the October Revolution occur?
    1917
  14. When was Russia permitted to join the WTO?
    2011
  15. Where did Russia controversially display its Naval Power in 2008, seen by some as a threat?
    France
  16. Which leader gave the famous "secret speech" in 1956?
    Khrushchev
  17. Which of these parties was founded in 2001?
    United Russia
  18. Which Russian was awarded the prize as Humanist of the Year in 1980?
    Andrei Sakharov
  19. Who invented the worlds first rifle?
    GV Federov
  20. Who was the first non Rurikid tsar of Russia?
    Boris Gudunov