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Random Russian General Knowledge

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Can you find the answer to each of these questions about Russia?
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Last updated: August 11, 2020
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What was the final novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky?
Brothers Karamazov
What country did Russia defeat in the "Great Northern War"?
Sweden
What Russian city shares its name with a hairstyle?
Perm
What "Mad Monk", who was hard to kill, had considerable influence in Russia?
Rasputin
What Russian physiologist made dogs salivate with a bell?
Ivan Pavlov
What mountain range divides the European and Asian parts of Russia?
Urals
What does the name Stalin mean?
Man of Steel
What country was partitioned between Russia, Prussia and Austria?
Poland
What Pittsburgh Penguin is nicknamed "Geno"?
Evgeni Malkin
Who is often considered to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport?
Lev Yashin
Who was the most-decorated Soviet general of WWII?
Georgy Zhukov
What is the most popular alcoholic beverage in Russia?
Vodka
What friendly nickname did Stalin acquire during WWII?
Uncle Joe
What is the name of the most famous ballet theater in Moscow?
Bolshoi
What tsar became the first Grand Duke of Finland after winning the "Finnish War"?
Alexander I
What country revolted against the Soviet Union in 1956?
Hungary
What animal went extinct on Russia's Wrangel Island around 2000 BC?
Woolly Mammoth
The Treaty of Portsmouth ended the war against what country in 1905?
Japan
What is the name of the second largest art museum in the world?
Hermitage
What peninsula, with 29 active volcanoes, can be found in the far northeast of Russia?
Kamchatka
4 Comments
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Level 95
Aug 11, 2020
Excellent quiz and great mix of questions.
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Level 73
Aug 11, 2020
Thanks, glad you liked it :)
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Level 75
Aug 12, 2020
Agreed
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Level 21
Apr 8, 2024
The official Newspaper of the Soviet Union is Pravda not prava