Russia History Quiz #41

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  1. When was Tchaikovksy born?
    1. 1740
    2. 1940
    3. 1840
    4. 1640
  2. Where did the hostage takers want Russia to withdraw from in the 2002 Moscow Hostage crisis?
    1. Afghanistan
    2. Chechnya
    3. Iraq
    4. Ukraine
  3. Which leader signed a non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany in 1939?
    1. Stalin
    2. Andropov
    3. Gorbachev
    4. Khrushchev
  4. Which of these Russian figures died in 125?
    1. Ivan the Terrible
    2. Catherin the Great
    3. Peter the Great
    4. Leo Tolstoy
  5. Which video game was famously invented in Russia in 1984 by Alexey Pazhitnov?
    1. Pong
    2. Sonic
    3. Tetris
    4. Mario World
  6. Who led the Bolsheviks in 1903 when they split from the Mensheviks?
    1. Stalin
    2. Tito
    3. Lenin
    4. Leonev
  7. Who was the only General Secretary of the Soviet Union to be born AFTER the October Revolution?
    1. Yeltsin
    2. Gorbachev
    3. Stalin
    4. Khrushchev
  8. Electron cooling was pioneered in Russia in which century?
    1. 19th
    2. 21st
    3. 20th
    4. 18th
  9. How many years did Boris Gudunov rule Russia?
    1. 44
    2. 34
    3. 24
    4. 14
  10. In 2008 the next Presidents term was increased to how many years?
    1. 7
    2. 2
    3. 6
    4. 10
  11. In what year did the "February Revolution" take place?
    1. 1957
    2. 1917
    3. 1937
    4. 1927
  12. Ivan I gained what nikcname due to his links to the Golden Horde?
    1. The Richman
    2. The Banker
    3. The Dangerman
    4. The Monyebag
  13. Olga, the first female ruler of the Rus people, was married to which ruler?
    1. Peter of Burgs
    2. Igor of Kiev
    3. Maxim of Moscow
    4. Martin of Moscow
  14. The Basmati revolt occurred when tsar Nicholas ordered the conscription of people from where?
    1. Ukraine
    2. Turkey
    3. America
    4. Central Asia
  15. The Rite of Spring was a famous and controversial work by whom?
    1. Stravinsky
    2. Tchaikovksy
    3. Mussorgsky
    4. Rimsky Korsakov
  16. What did Putin change about the Stalinist national Anthem when he re-introduced it in the year 2000?
    1. Words
    2. Pitch
    3. Speed
    4. Music
  17. What was the cause of the riots that began the Novocherkassk Massacre?
    1. Food Prices
    2. Discrimination
    3. Democracy
    4. Oil Prices
  18. What was the nickname of Vasili's so who became Grand Prince of Moscow in 1425?
    1. The Dumb
    2. The Clear
    3. The Deaf
    4. The Blind
  19. When did Russian forces kill the Chechen Separatist leader Asian Maskhadov?
    1. 2009
    2. 2005
    3. 2001
    4. 2013
  20. When did the Russo Japanese War break out?
    1. 1904
    2. 1934
    3. 1924
    4. 1914

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Interactive Quiz

  1. When was Tchaikovksy born?
    1840
  2. Where did the hostage takers want Russia to withdraw from in the 2002 Moscow Hostage crisis?
    Chechnya
  3. Which leader signed a non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany in 1939?
    Stalin
  4. Which of these Russian figures died in 125?
    Peter the Great
  5. Which video game was famously invented in Russia in 1984 by Alexey Pazhitnov?
    Tetris
  6. Who led the Bolsheviks in 1903 when they split from the Mensheviks?
    Lenin
  7. Who was the only General Secretary of the Soviet Union to be born AFTER the October Revolution?
    Gorbachev
  8. Electron cooling was pioneered in Russia in which century?
    20th
  9. How many years did Boris Gudunov rule Russia?
    14
  10. In 2008 the next Presidents term was increased to how many years?
    6
  11. In what year did the "February Revolution" take place?
    1917
  12. Ivan I gained what nikcname due to his links to the Golden Horde?
    The Monyebag
  13. Olga, the first female ruler of the Rus people, was married to which ruler?
    Igor of Kiev
  14. The Basmati revolt occurred when tsar Nicholas ordered the conscription of people from where?
    Central Asia
  15. The Rite of Spring was a famous and controversial work by whom?
    Stravinsky
  16. What did Putin change about the Stalinist national Anthem when he re-introduced it in the year 2000?
    Words
  17. What was the cause of the riots that began the Novocherkassk Massacre?
    Food Prices
  18. What was the nickname of Vasili's so who became Grand Prince of Moscow in 1425?
    The Blind
  19. When did Russian forces kill the Chechen Separatist leader Asian Maskhadov?
    2005
  20. When did the Russo Japanese War break out?
    1904
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