Checkout this quiz to know how Much you know about Russian history, geography, leaders, revolutions, wars and events.
Ques. The longest river in Russia is –
Ques. ‘Duma’ is related to ‘Russia’ in the same way as ‘Knesset’ is related to:
Question: Which Soviet leader introduced policies of “perestroika” and “glasnost” in the 1980s to reform the Soviet economy and political system?
(a) Leonid Brezhnev
(b) Yuri Andropov
(c) Mikhail Gorbachev
(d) Boris Yeltsin
Ques. What territory was sold by Russia under Tsar Alexander II in 1867, for about 1.9 per acre(4.74/km2), a total of US $7.2 million?
Ques. The parliament of Russia is
(a) Estates General
(c) Loka Sabha
(d) None of these
Ques. Who was the leader of the Mensheviks in Russia?
(d) Sun Yat Sen
Question: Which event in 1917 led to the downfall of the Russian Empire?
(a) The February Revolution
(b) The October Revolution
(c) The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
(d) The Russian Civil War
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Ques. The secret police of the Russian Tsars
Ques. An influence that spread from the Byzantine Empire to Early Russia was the
(a) Orthodox Christian religion
(b) use of the Latin alphabet
(c) beginning of democracy
(d) factory system
Question: Who was the first female ruler of Russia?
(a) Catherine the Great
(b) Mary I
(c) Elizabeth I
(d) Queen Victoria
Ques. Stalin became the Premiere of USSR in
Ques. The Italian term ‘Avanti’ means
Ques. Who was the ruler of Russia at the time of the Revolution?
(a) Nicholas II
(b) Nicholas I
Ques. Lenin was succeeded by
(a) Boris Yeltsin
(c) Mussolini Benito
(d) Vladimir Lenin
Ques. Leningrad was built by
(a) Ivan III
(b) Nicholas I
(c) Alexander III
(d) Peter I
Ques. How many countries does Russia border with?
Ques. Which of these disappeared from his job at the British Foreign Office in 1951, at the same time as Donald MacLean, so that both were suspected of spying for Russia?
(a) Anthony Burgess
(b) Burgess Meredith
(c) Guy Fawkes
(d) Guy Burgess
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Ques. Georgy Malenkov became the Soviet Prime Minister after the death of –
(a) Boris Vladimirovich
(c) Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky
(d) Nikolai Bulganin
Ques. How many times zones are there in Russia?
Ques. Which empire introduced the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Cyrillic alphabet to Russia?
Ques. With which country does Russia have its shortest international border?
(a) North Korea
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Ques. What was the family name of the rulers of Russia from 1613 to 1917?
Ques. Rasputin belonged to which country?
Do you know that Russia is a transcontinental country?
It spans Northern Asia and Eastern Europe. As the world’s largest country, it encompasses one-eighth of the Earth’s total landmass.
According to the UNESCO, Russia belongs to the Europe region. This means that the historical heartland of Russia is in Europe. However, as a result of its imperial conquests, the country’s territory has people from both continents. It also shares the same borders with China, which is on the eastern subregion of Asia. Whether or not Russia is on the Eurasian continent depends on how you define it.