Russia: The Basics

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Russia: The Basics

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  • 1. 
    What is the capital of Russia?
    • A. 

      Moscow

    • B. 

      St. Petersburg

    • C. 

      Novgorod

    • D. 

      Kiev

  • 2. 
    What is the approximate population of Russia?
    • A. 

      140 million

    • B. 

      90 million

    • C. 

      320 million

    • D. 

      100 million

  • 3. 
    Which of the following countries does not border Russia?
    • A. 

      North Korea

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 4. 
    Who is the infamous dictator who ruled Russia during WWII?
    • A. 

  • 5. 
    What's the name of the first artificial satellite launched into space?
    • A. 

      Kypchyk-88

    • B. 

      Vsevolod

    • C. 

      Sputnik 1

    • D. 

      Vostok 1

  • 6. 
    What building in Moscow houses the Russian government?
    • A. 

      White House

    • B. 

      The Kremlin

    • C. 

      Winter Palace

    • D. 

      Red House

    • E. 

      St. Basil's

  • 7. 
    Russia is a member of BRIC. What 3 other countries are included?
    • A. 

      Britain, Israel, Cyprus

    • B. 

      Brazil, Iran, Colombia

    • C. 

      Britain, India, China

    • D. 

      Bulgaria, Israel, Czech Republic

    • E. 

      Brazil, India, China

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the deepest lake in the world, located in Russia?
    • A. 

      Nizny

    • B. 

      Caspian

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Baikal

    • E. 

      Peipus

  • 9. 
    What island(s) under dispute with what country have kept WWII hostilities from formally ending?
    • A. 

      Aleutian Islands, USA

    • B. 

      Georga, Finland

    • C. 

      Kuril Islands, Japan

    • D. 

      Sakhalin, North Korea

    • E. 

      Svalbard, Norway

  • 10. 
    This Russian was the first man in space.
    • A. 

      Alexandr Norobiv

    • B. 

      Yuri Gagarin

    • C. 

      Dmitry Medvedev

    • D. 

      Mikhail Shemyakin

    • E. 

      Dmitry Levitzky