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Russia's invasion of Ukraine is one of the major geopolitical events in contemporary times. Play this informative quiz to learn more about Russia-Ukraine Conflict. The power politics between the the USA and Russia are at the heart of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. The west wants to contain Russia by expanding NATO to its doorstep; Ukraine joining NATO would be an existential threat to Russia and would obstruct its global power ambitions. Hence, Russia justifies this invasion. This quiz provides you with a holistic understanding of the conflict.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did Russia annex the Crimea region?

    • A.

      2016

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2018

    • D.

      2020

    Correct Answer
    B. 2014
    Explanation
    In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea region.

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  • 2. 

    In 2022, two regions of Ukraine that Russia recognized as independent are

    • A.

      Luhansk and Volyn Oblast

    • B.

      Volyn Oblast and Donetsk

    • C.

      Luhansk and Donetsk

    • D.

      Sevastopol and Donetsk

    Correct Answer
    C. Luhansk and Donetsk
    Explanation
    Luhansk and Donetsk are the two regions of Ukraine that Russia recognized as independent in 2022. These regions have been at the center of conflict between Ukraine and Russia, with both sides claiming control over them. The recognition of independence by Russia further complicates the situation and adds to the ongoing tensions between the two countries.

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  • 3. 

    The Orange Revolution in Ukraine happened in

    • A.

      2002 - 03

    • B.

      2004 - 05

    • C.

      2016 - 17

    • D.

      2017 - 18

    Correct Answer
    B. 2004 - 05
    Explanation
    The Orange Revolution in Ukraine occurred in 2004-05. This was a period of mass protests and political upheaval in response to allegations of electoral fraud during the presidential election. The protests were largely peaceful and led to a re-run of the election, which resulted in the victory of Viktor Yushchenko, the pro-Western candidate. The Orange Revolution was a significant event in Ukraine's history, marking a turning point towards democracy and closer ties with Europe.

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  • 4. 

    Russia's primary concern is

    • A.

      Chinese influence in Ukraine

    • B.

      Ukraine joining NATO

    • C.

      Terrorism

    • D.

      USA's interference in Russian politics

    Correct Answer
    B. Ukraine joining NATO
    Explanation
    Russia's primary concern is Ukraine joining NATO. This is because NATO is a military alliance that Russia perceives as a threat to its national security. If Ukraine were to join NATO, it would bring the alliance closer to Russia's borders, potentially increasing Western influence and military presence in the region. This could undermine Russia's strategic interests and limit its sphere of influence in Eastern Europe. Therefore, Russia is likely to view Ukraine joining NATO as a significant challenge to its geopolitical position and take measures to prevent it.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following countries support Russia's invasion of Ukraine?

    • A.

      United Kingdom

    • B.

      Belarus

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    B. Belarus
    Explanation
    Belarus supports Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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  • 6. 

    Russia termed the invasion of Ukraine in 2022 as

    • A.

      Holy War

    • B.

      Special Military Operation

    • C.

      Special Military Raids

    • D.

      Preemptive Surgical Strikes

    Correct Answer
    B. Special Military Operation
    Explanation
    The term "Special Military Operation" is the most appropriate explanation for Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022. This term suggests a planned and organized military action that is distinct from a conventional war. It implies that Russia had specific objectives and strategies in mind when conducting the invasion, and it highlights the military nature of the operation. The other options, such as "Holy War," "Special Military Raids," and "Preemptive Surgical Strikes," do not accurately capture the scale and nature of the invasion as a whole.

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  • 7. 

    World's largest aircraft,______, was destroyed by the Russian forces.

    • A.

      Cessna 172 Skyhawk

    • B.

      An-225 Mriya

    • C.

      Embraer 175

    • D.

      A320

    Correct Answer
    B. An-225 Mriya
    Explanation
    The correct answer is An-225 Mriya. An-225 Mriya is the world's largest aircraft and it was destroyed by the Russian forces.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following countries does not share a border with Ukraine?

    • A.

      Belarus

    • B.

      Hungary

    • C.

      Poland

    • D.

      Bulgaria

    Correct Answer
    D. Bulgaria
    Explanation
    Bulgaria is the correct answer because it does not share a border with Ukraine. Ukraine shares borders with Belarus to the north, Hungary to the northeast, Poland to the northwest, and Romania and Moldova to the southwest. However, Bulgaria is located further south and does not share a direct border with Ukraine.

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  • 9. 

    When did Ukraine declare its independence from USSR?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991
    Explanation
    In 1991, Ukraine declared its independence from the USSR. This marked the end of the Soviet Union and the beginning of Ukraine as an independent nation. The declaration of independence followed a referendum held in December 1991, in which the majority of Ukrainian citizens voted in favor of independence. This decision was a significant milestone in Ukrainian history and had far-reaching implications for the country's political, economic, and social development.

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  • 10. 

    Within 90 days of the offensive, Russia was able to capture Kyiv.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because within 90 days of the offensive, Russia was not able to capture Kyiv.

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