Russia History Quiz #41

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

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