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Russian Trivia Quiz 4
 

Sunday, December 02, 2001

Russian Trivia Quiz 4

by Linda DeLaine

Objective: answer 7 questions correctly to move to next level. JavaScript required!


1. Which experiences the most emigration from Russia?

Stavropol
Tura
St. Petersburg
Omsk

2. Who or what is "Babushka"?

Russian for Grandmother
Mythical old woman who leaves Christmas presents
Type of fur hat
Term of endearment for a child

3. What are pryaniki?

Spring Orthodox holidays
A type of Russian stove
Hiding places
A cookie

4. The Siberian Railway begins in St. Petersburg. Where does it end?

Beijing
Khabarovsk
Vladivostok
Lake Baikal

5. The Russian Navy was founded by who and in what year?

Peter the Great; 1696
Fedor Apraksin; 1718
Peter the Great; 1709
None of the above

6. How many Imperial eggs did Faberge make for the Tsars?

32
56
48
61

7. When did Napoleon leave Russia?

January 1813
September 1812
February 1813
December 1812

8. When was Russia's Time of Troubles?

1898 - 1917
1817 - 1825
1598 - 1613
None of the above

9. Which was a Silver Age writer?

Mayakovsky
Blok
Vladimir Nabokov
Both A and B

10. What or who is Buran?

Russian space shuttle
A satellite
First Russian space station
Brand of Russian beer