Russia In 1900

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Russia In 1900

We look at Russia now as the single biggest country in the world, with a surface area of 6,612,100 square miles and a population of 144 million. But what did the country look like a century ago?


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  • 1. 
    How much of the planet's surface did russia used to cover?
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      A quarter

    • C. 

      One third

    • D. 

      One fifth

    • E. 

      One Sixth

  • 2. 
    What percentage of all russian land could be used for farming?
    • A. 

      0.1%

    • B. 

      6%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      33%

    • E. 

      56%

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Very cold winters, and mild summers

    • B. 

      Cold all year round

    • C. 

      Sunny all year round

    • D. 

      Hot winters and cold summers

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Ural Mountains

    • B. 

      Lake Baykal

    • C. 

      Western Siberia

    • D. 

      Eastern Siberia

    • E. 

      Moscow

  • 5. 
    What percentage of the population were peasants in 1900?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      34%

    • C. 

      47%

    • D. 

      63%

    • E. 

      85%

  • 6. 
    In 1900 the Russian empire was governed by who?
    • A. 

      The Tsar

    • B. 

      The Red Bear

    • C. 

      Lenin

    • D. 

      Stalin

    • E. 

      No One

  • 7. 
    When was the Trans-Siberina  Railroad constructed?
    • A. 

      1854-1857

    • B. 

      1863-1876

    • C. 

      1883-1890

    • D. 

      1891-1905

    • E. 

      1906-1912

  • 8. 
    In 1900 what was the average income from exports (in millions of roubles)?
    • A. 

      190.6

    • B. 

      426.4

    • C. 

      573.9

    • D. 

      716.2

    • E. 

      941.7

  • 9. 
    In Russia in 1861 there were more then 22 million serfs.In society they were described as slaves. What percentage of the russian population was made up by slaves?
    • A. 

      12%

    • B. 

      38%

    • C. 

      44%

    • D. 

      57%

    • E. 

      69%

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      27,000

    • C. 

      83,000

    • D. 

      100,00

    • E. 

      130,000

  • 11. 
    When did the Romanov Dynasty end?
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1885

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1917

    • E. 

      1920

  • 12. 
    Who goverened the State Council and The Senate?
    • A. 

      Clergy officials

    • B. 

      Land Owning Lords

    • C. 

      Tsar

    • D. 

      Senators

    • E. 

      State Councilers