Russia History Quiz #8

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  1. What was the name given to the speech by Khrushchev given at the 1956 Party Congress?
    1. Death Speed
    2. Secret Speech
    3. Danger Speed
    4. True Speech
  2. With which invention is Mikhail Tvest most associated?
    1. Logography
    2. Monography
    3. Chromatography
    4. Sigography
  3. Who replaced Gennaidy Selexznyov as Russian State Duma Chairman in 2003?
    1. Boris Gryzlov
    2. Vladimir Putin
    3. Sergey Naryshkin
    4. Markos Tevos
  4. Who became General Secretary of the Party in 1984?
    1. Chernenko
    2. Stalin
    3. Andropov
    4. Yeltsin
  5. Which one of these composers was also a notable advocate of Women's rights?
    1. Tchaikovksy
    2. Balakirev
    3. Glinka
    4. Borodin
  6. Which of his sons succeeded Sauromates II as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    1. Rhescuprois
    2. Lotys
    3. Cotys
    4. Merisylyoes
  7. Which author was arrested in 1849 for his involvement in the Petrashevsky Circle?
    1. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn
    2. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    3. Leo Tolstoy
    4. Maxim Gorky
  8. When was the first Soviet formed?
    1. 1915
    2. 1967
    3. 1905
    4. 1925
  9. When did Yeltsin ban the Soviet Communist Party in Russia?
    1. 1986
    2. 1999
    3. 1991
    4. 1994
  10. When did the 3-day Kishinev Pogrom occur?
    1. 1923
    2. 1983
    3. 1903
    4. 1943
  11. When did Boris Gryzlov become Chairman of the State Duman?
    1. 2006
    2. 2012
    3. 2003
    4. 2009
  12. Aleksander Nevksy's Grandfather was known as Vsevolod the __?
    1. Wide Load
    2. Big Nest
    3. Heavy Hand
    4. Tall Tree
  13. What is the name of the first child of Vladimir Putin born in 1985?
    1. Ivana
    2. Marissa
    3. Mariya
    4. Julianne
  14. The site of Arkaim, key to prehistoric finds, lies on the border between Russia and where?
    1. Kazakhstan
    2. Turkey
    3. China
    4. Ukraine
  15. The Central Committee administer which political party?
    1. A Just Russia
    2. Communist Party
    3. LDPR
    4. United Russia
  16. Perestroika was a plan launched by which leader?
    1. Andropov
    2. Gorbachev
    3. Brezhnev
    4. Yeltsin
  17. Khvalysbk Culture preceded which other era?
    1. Lama
    2. Maramara
    3. Samara
    4. Kama
  18. In what year was Oil Baron Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested on tax evasion charges?
    1. 2012
    2. 2009
    3. 2003
    4. 2006
  19. In the year 2000, Putin reinstated what from the Stalin era?
    1. National Anthem
    2. Flag
    3. Power Structure
    4. Currency
  20. How many years was Mikhail Khodorkovksy imprisoned for in 2003 on tax evasion charges?
    1. 19
    2. 900
    3. 9
    4. 99
  21. Former Russian Prince of Vladimir, Dmitry, has what nickname?
    1. The Big Chin
    2. The No Ears
    3. The Terrible Eyes
    4. The One Face

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. What was the name given to the speech by Khrushchev given at the 1956 Party Congress?
    Secret Speech
  2. With which invention is Mikhail Tvest most associated?
    Chromatography
  3. Who replaced Gennaidy Selexznyov as Russian State Duma Chairman in 2003?
    Boris Gryzlov
  4. Who became General Secretary of the Party in 1984?
    Chernenko
  5. Which one of these composers was also a notable advocate of Women's rights?
    Borodin
  6. Which of his sons succeeded Sauromates II as King of the Bosporan Kingdom?
    Rhescuprois
  7. Which author was arrested in 1849 for his involvement in the Petrashevsky Circle?
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  8. When was the first Soviet formed?
    1905
  9. When did Yeltsin ban the Soviet Communist Party in Russia?
    1991
  10. When did the 3-day Kishinev Pogrom occur?
    1903
  11. When did Boris Gryzlov become Chairman of the State Duman?
    2003
  12. Aleksander Nevksy's Grandfather was known as Vsevolod the __?
    Big Nest
  13. What is the name of the first child of Vladimir Putin born in 1985?
    Mariya
  14. The site of Arkaim, key to prehistoric finds, lies on the border between Russia and where?
    Kazakhstan
  15. The Central Committee administer which political party?
    Communist Party
  16. Perestroika was a plan launched by which leader?
    Gorbachev
  17. Khvalysbk Culture preceded which other era?
    Samara
  18. In what year was Oil Baron Mikhail Khodorkovksy arrested on tax evasion charges?
    2003
  19. In the year 2000, Putin reinstated what from the Stalin era?
    National Anthem
  20. How many years was Mikhail Khodorkovksy imprisoned for in 2003 on tax evasion charges?
    9
  21. Former Russian Prince of Vladimir, Dmitry, has what nickname?
    The Terrible Eyes
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