Russia History Quiz #40

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  1. Dying in 1989, what was the chief profession of Andrei Sakharov?
    1. Biologist
    2. Astronaut
    3. Chemist
    4. Physicist
  2. How many years did Boris Gryzlov serve as Chairman of the State Duman?
    1. 12
    2. 3
    3. 8
    4. 5
  3. In 2007 Russia passed a law suspending Russia's participation in which 1990 act?
    1. Conventional Armed Forces
    2. Nuclear Weapons
    3. Animals
    4. Submarines
  4. In what year did Stalin die?
    1. 1963
    2. 1953
    3. 1983
    4. 1933
  5. Ivan Elmanov invented which system of transport?
    1. Electric Tram
    2. Bendy Bus
    3. Cable Car
    4. Monorail
  6. Of which people was King Sauromates II leader?
    1. Bosporan Kingdom
    2. Tatars
    3. Mongols
    4. Assyrians
  7. The arrest and inprisonment of Mikhail Khodorkovksy was part of Putin's plan to rid politics of which figure "oligarchs"?
    1. Gorbachev
    2. Yeltsin
    3. Andropv
    4. Leonev
  8. The Red Belt are the supporters of which party?
    1. United Russia
    2. Communist Party
    3. LDPR
    4. A Just Russia
  9. What did people in Deniper Donets cover their graves with?
    1. Hair
    2. Tiger Meat
    3. Swords
    4. Ochre
  10. What was the capital of the prehistoric region of Pontus?
    1. Sinope
    2. Finope
    3. Dinope
    4. Linope
  11. What was the nickname of Ivan II?
    1. The Deadly
    2. The Brave
    3. The Honest
    4. The Fair
  12. When did Russia take up the former seat of the Soviet Union at the UN?
    1. 1998
    2. 1987
    3. 1992
    4. 1994
  13. When did the Russian parliament approve a $68 billion package to help banks in trouble due to the Global Crisis?
    1. 2008
    2. 2015
    3. 2001
    4. 2004
  14. When was Synthetic Rubber invented in Russia?
    1. 1940
    2. 2006
    3. 1910
    4. 1990
  15. Where did Soviet troops finally leave in 1989?
    1. Afghanistan
    2. Nepal
    3. China
    4. Ukraine
  16. Which leader met Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 1989?
    1. Andropov
    2. Gorbachev
    3. Brezhnev
    4. Chernenko
  17. Which of these riots occurred in 1662?
    1. Salt Riot
    2. Grain Riot
    3. Copper Riot
    4. Bronze Riot
  18. Which Us President led the 1980 boycott of the Moscow Olympics?
    1. Carter
    2. Nixon
    3. Ford
    4. Kennedy
  19. Who killed Prince Yury in 1325?
    1. Joelen
    2. Dmitry
    3. Vladimir
    4. Aleksander
  20. Who was the last Emperor of Russia?
    1. Alexander V
    2. Nicholas I
    3. Catherine the Great
    4. Nicholas II

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Interactive Quiz

  1. Dying in 1989, what was the chief profession of Andrei Sakharov?
    Physicist
  2. How many years did Boris Gryzlov serve as Chairman of the State Duman?
    8
  3. In 2007 Russia passed a law suspending Russia's participation in which 1990 act?
    Conventional Armed Forces
  4. In what year did Stalin die?
    1953
  5. Ivan Elmanov invented which system of transport?
    Monorail
  6. Of which people was King Sauromates II leader?
    Bosporan Kingdom
  7. The arrest and inprisonment of Mikhail Khodorkovksy was part of Putin's plan to rid politics of which figure "oligarchs"?
    Yeltsin
  8. The Red Belt are the supporters of which party?
    Communist Party
  9. What did people in Deniper Donets cover their graves with?
    Ochre
  10. What was the capital of the prehistoric region of Pontus?
    Sinope
  11. What was the nickname of Ivan II?
    The Fair
  12. When did Russia take up the former seat of the Soviet Union at the UN?
    1992
  13. When did the Russian parliament approve a $68 billion package to help banks in trouble due to the Global Crisis?
    2008
  14. When was Synthetic Rubber invented in Russia?
    1910
  15. Where did Soviet troops finally leave in 1989?
    Afghanistan
  16. Which leader met Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 1989?
    Gorbachev
  17. Which of these riots occurred in 1662?
    Copper Riot
  18. Which Us President led the 1980 boycott of the Moscow Olympics?
    Carter
  19. Who killed Prince Yury in 1325?
    Dmitry
  20. Who was the last Emperor of Russia?
    Nicholas II