About Tomsk Polytechnic University

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About Tomsk Polytechnic University - Quiz

Use the infromation from the official site of TPU (English version) and answer the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Tomsk Polytechnic Institute converted into Tomsk Polytechnic University?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      2011

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991
    Explanation
    In 1991, Tomsk Polytechnic Institute was converted into Tomsk Polytechnic University.

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  • 2. 

    What is the main difference between an institute and a university?

    • A.

      There is no any difference

    • B.

      The university is a scientific and methodological leader.

    • C.

      The focus of the university on scientific researches and realization of academic programmes in a wide array of specialties.

    • D.

      The institute has more technical specialities.

    Correct Answer
    C. The focus of the university on scientific researches and realization of academic programmes in a wide array of specialties.
    Explanation
    The main difference between an institute and a university is that the focus of a university is on scientific research and the implementation of academic programs in a wide range of specialties. This implies that universities generally have a broader scope and offer a wider variety of academic disciplines compared to institutes. Institutes, on the other hand, tend to have a more specialized focus, often offering more technical specialties.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following projects has TPU NOT developed in addition to the systemic project of the technical university?

    • A.

      The Innovative University Project

    • B.

      Talent pool

    • C.

      Ranking of university educational programmes

    • D.

      Schools Care Project

    Correct Answer
    D. Schools Care Project
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Schools Care Project". This is because the question asks for a project that TPU has NOT developed in addition to the systemic project of the technical university. The other options mentioned, such as the Innovative University Project, Talent pool, and Ranking of university educational programmes, could potentially be projects that TPU has developed in addition to its systemic project. However, the Schools Care Project is the only option that is stated as NOT being developed by TPU in addition to their systemic project.

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  • 4. 

    What is the total area of TPU?

    • A.

      282,601 sq.m.

    • B.

      1, 567, 344 sq.m.

    • C.

      2,893 sq.m.

    • D.

      345,500 sq.m.

    Correct Answer
    A. 282,601 sq.m.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 282,601 sq.m. This suggests that the total area of TPU is 282,601 square meters.

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  • 5. 

    What field is NOT included into the list of the most perspective priority fields of the University’s activity?

    • A.

      Medicine of future

    • B.

      Smart Grids

    • C.

      Human Management

    • D.

      High-level processing of petroleum resources

    Correct Answer
    C. Human Management
    Explanation
    Human Management is NOT included in the list of the most perspective priority fields of the University's activity. The other options, Medicine of future, Smart Grids, and High-level processing of petroleum resources, are mentioned as prospective priority fields.

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  • 6. 

    What did Professor Efim L. Zubashev implement to the glory of TPU?

    • A.

      He founded the Institute of Power Engineering.

    • B.

      He laid the foundation for the development of the best traditions of TPU as a large Siberian centre for education and research.

    • C.

      He managed the building of TPU.

    • D.

      He was the first Professor of TPU.

    Correct Answer
    B. He laid the foundation for the development of the best traditions of TPU as a large Siberian centre for education and research.
    Explanation
    Professor Efim L. Zubashev implemented the development of the best traditions of TPU as a large Siberian centre for education and research. This implies that he played a significant role in establishing the principles and values that TPU is known for, making it a prestigious institution in Siberia.

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  • 7. 

    Waht name is NOT connected with the development of the science in the field of metallurgy?

    • A.

      A.G. Stromberg

    • B.

      N.P. Chizhevsky

    • C.

      N.V. Gutovsky

    • D.

      V.Ya. Mostovich

    Correct Answer
    A. A.G. Stromberg
    Explanation
    A.G. Stromberg is not connected with the development of science in the field of metallurgy. The other three names mentioned, N.P. Chizhevsky, N.V. Gutovsky, and V.Ya. Mostovich, are all associated with the development of science in the field of metallurgy.

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  • 8. 

    Who made it possible to award the status of polytechnic institute?

    • A.

      Yuri P. Pokholkov

    • B.

      V.A. Obruchev

    • C.

      M.A. Usov

    • D.

      A.A. Vorobiev

    Correct Answer
    D. A.A. Vorobiev
    Explanation
    A.A. Vorobiev made it possible to award the status of polytechnic institute.

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  • 9. 

    What Museum does TPU NOT have?

    • A.

      Memorial room of academicians-geologists

    • B.

      Museum of Physics

    • C.

      Mineralogical Museum

    • D.

      Paleontology Museum

    Correct Answer
    B. Museum of Physics
    Explanation
    TPU does not have a Museum of Physics.

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  • 10. 

    How many hostels does TPU have?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      21

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    TPU has 14 hostels.

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