Statistics for Detailed Russian History

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  • The average score is 8 of 25

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QuestionsAnswers% Correct
The last royal dynasty of RussiaRomanov
100%
She began settling Alaska, effectively stretching the Empire across 3 continentsCatherine II
65%
Which great Russian poet died in a duel with a French cavalry officer?Pushkin
49%
Semi-autonomous people living on the Southern Steppes of Russia since the 1400sCossacks
46%
Who decimalized the first currency in the world?Peter I
46%
To who did Stalin appeal before signing the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact?UK/France
46%
Epic battle before the gates of Moscow in September 1812Borodino
41%
The first official Russian dynastyRurik
41%
This class was persecuted by Ivan IV ("the Terrible") which effectively led to a stronger, centralized RussiaBoyars
38%
Lenin, Stalin, Zinoviev, Kamenev, Sokolnikov, Bubnov, ... ?Trotsky
38%
Leader of Russia between the February and October RevolutionsKerensky
35%
Which Tsar granted Finland autonomous status? (Helsinki Senate Square bears his statue)Alexander II
32%
Name either of the two major Rus' cities the Mongols did not razeNovgorod/Pskov
30%
The Soviet Union becomes the first nation to recognize its independenceIsrael
24%
In which year did this Tsar also lead a successful war against the Ottomans that led to Serbian, Bulgarian and Romanian independence?1877
19%
Commander of the 2nd Belorussian Front - highly decorated and infamous Soviet MarshalRokossovsky
19%
Generalissimo, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Prince of Italy - famously marched troops across the Alps and never lost a battleSuvorov
19%
Name the period for the turbulent years when Russia underwent dynastic turmoil, wars with Sweden and an invasion from PolandTime of Troubles
19%
The Greek and modern Russian names for these VikingsVarangians
19%
Early pioneer of rocketry and astronautic theory that set forth the Soviet space programTsiolkovsky
16%
This school of thought proposes that the first Russian state was established by VikingsNormanist Theory
14%
Nicknamed the 'White General' - fought valiantly against the Turkomen and the OttomansSkobelev
8%
From where did delegates put forth the famous Petropavlovsk resolution during the midst of the Russian Civil War?Kronstadt Naval Base
5%
Tchaikovsky's big-name rivals on the nature and discourse of Russian musicMighty Five
5%
After the Soviet collapse, the Russian state sold its massive state enterprises that led to the rise of the oligarchs and the Russian mafia. Name this process (HINT: .... privatization)Voucher
5%

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