Moscow Facts Quiz: How Well You Know?

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Moscow Facts Quiz: How Well You Know?

Moscow Facts Quiz: How Well Do You Know? Moscow is the capital of Russia, and it is well known for its architecture and historic buildings. This is the largest city in Europe and the oldest in Russia. How good are you when it comes to the history of this city and some of the notable names whose origin is traced there? This quiz will shed some light on that, do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are people who live in Moscow referred to as?
    • A. 

      Moscoites

    • B. 

      Muscovites

    • C. 

      Moscowers

    • D. 

      Moscowians

  • 2. 
    In which year were the Summer Olympics held in Moscow?
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1976

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1968

  • 3. 
    What is the official residence of the President of Russia?
    • A. 

      Kremlin

    • B. 

      Russia's White House

    • C. 

      Sukharev Tower

    • D. 

      Saint Basil's Cathedral

  • 4. 
    What are Dachas?
    • A. 

      Buses

    • B. 

      Underground Trains

    • C. 

      Vacation Houses

    • D. 

      Russian Police

  • 5. 
    What destroyed The Bolshoi Theatre in 1805?
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Termites

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      War

  • 6. 
    What did a German pilot named Mathias Rust to do in 1987?
    • A. 

      Crashed In Downtown Moscow

    • B. 

      Landed A Plane On Red Square

    • C. 

      Scale The Kremlin

    • D. 

      Blow Up Lenin's Mausoleum

  • 7. 
    How many administrative districts is Moscow divided into?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      62

  • 8. 
    What year was the Bolshoi Theatre founded by Peter Urussov and Mikhail Medoks in Moscow?
    • A. 

      1616

    • B. 

      1876

    • C. 

      1476

    • D. 

      1776

  • 9. 
    What is located on the eastern side of Red Square in Moscow?
    • A. 

      U.S. Embassy

    • B. 

      Cathedral Of Saint Basil

    • C. 

      Gum Department Store

    • D. 

      State Historical Museum

  • 10. 
    Which is not considered one of Stalin's Seven Sisters in Moscow?
    • A. 

      Moscow State University

    • B. 

      Moscow International Music-Hall

    • C. 

      Hotel Leningradskaya

    • D. 

      Ministry Of Foreign Affairs