Russia Review Quiz (6th Grade)

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6th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

In this sixth grade quiz, we look at one of the most prominent countries in the world. Russia is the biggest country by surface area, and the ninth largest in terms of population. What else do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the TWO continents that Russia is located on?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      South America

    • E. 

      North America

  • 2. 
    What is the name of Europe's longest river?
    • A. 

      Don

    • B. 

      Yenisey

    • C. 

      Volga

  • 3. 
    Nearly, all of Russia is located at high northern latitudes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Russia has few energy, mineral, and forest resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Russian taiga provides a huge supply of trees for wood and paper pulp.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Russia was the smallest republic of what used to be called the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Today, Kiev is the capital of ___________?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      Ukraine

  • 8. 
    The Russian Empire stretched from the Baltic Sea to the ________________?
    • A. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 9. 
    The Cold War was a rivalry between the United States and _______________?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Soviet Union

  • 10. 
    The Rus, who helped shape the first Russian state, actually were from_____________?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Scandinavia

  • 11. 
    During World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union were allies in the fight against whom?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Scandinavia

  • 12. 
    Who was the First czar of Russia?
    • A. 

      Peter the Great

    • B. 

      Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible)

    • C. 

      Vladimir Lenin

  • 13. 
    In 1917, during WWI, the czar abdicated, or gave up his throne.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What type of economy did the Soviet Union use under Communism?
    • A. 

      Free Market

    • B. 

      Traditional

    • C. 

      Command

  • 15. 
    In 1991 the Soviet Union collapsed and split into how many republics?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      15

  • 16. 
    What does the CIS stand for?
    • A. 

      Commonwealth of Independent States

    • B. 

      Commonwealth of Institute States

    • C. 

      Criminal Investigation Show

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the world's deepest lake located in Siberia?
    • A. 

      Ladoga

    • B. 

      Yenisey

    • C. 

      Baikal

  • 18. 
    The Russian Far East contains important energy resources, including coal and oil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What are the TWO most important industries in Siberia?
    • A. 

      Lumbering

    • B. 

      Fishing

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Farming

  • 20. 
    About 1.5 million people live in the Siberia's largest city, which is?
    • A. 

      Novosibirsk

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      Vladivostok

  • 21. 
    What mountain range divides the Europe continent from the Asia continent?
    • A. 

      Caucasus

    • B. 

      Ural

    • C. 

      Okhostsk

  • 22. 
    Siberia is densely populated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    ________ are friendly countries that support one another against enemies.
    • A. 

      Taiga

    • B. 

      Superpowers

    • C. 

      Allies

  • 24. 
    Russia's capital and largest city is _____________.
    • A. 

      Vladivostok

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      St. Petersburg

  • 25. 
    Czar is a term for a Russian emperor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The Bolshevik Party, led by whom overthrew the government?
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Peter the Great

  • 27. 
    When Vladimir Lenin overthrew the government the event became known as ___________?
    • A. 

      Russian Revolution

    • B. 

      WWI

    • C. 

      Abdicated

  • 28. 
    The last soviet leader was Mikhail Gorbachev.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Which river forms part of Russia's border with China?
    • A. 

      Amur

    • B. 

      Don

    • C. 

      Yenisey

  • 30. 
    Russia's natural resources have been carefully managed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False