May 13, 2001

Russian Trivia Quiz 3


Russian Trivia Quiz 3

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


1. Vladimir Putin is from where?

Moscow
Kiev
St. Petersburg
Vladivostok

2. Who was Svetlana Savitskaya?

Stalin's wife
First woman to walk in space
First woman in space
Famous prima ballerina

3. Who or what is Perun?

Jewish holiday honoring Ester
Russian designer bottled water
One of the sons of Vladimir I
Top Slavic god

4. When was Nikita Khrushchev Premier of the Soviet Union?

1958-1964
1953-1964
1956-1965
None of the above

5. The 1686 treaty with Poland gave Russia possession of what?

Ukraine
Kiev
Lithuania
The Baltic

6. The Old Testament Trinity was what?

Theology written by the Monk Nestor
Homily by John Chrysostom
Icon written by Andrei Rublev
Award winning movie by Andrei Tarkovsky

7. Which of these is a Republic of modern Russia?

Samara
Siberia
Yaroslavl
Mordovia

8. What is Golden Khokhloma?

A folk craft
A sweet dessert wine from Georgia
Type of amber
Town on the Volga

9. Of the following, which is the wettest place?

Moscow
Chita
Magadan
St. Petersburg

10. How many dictators did the Soviet Union have?

12
10
11
9

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