Russia History Quiz #37

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

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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
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