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  • 1. 
    Who was the first Czar of Russia?
    • A. 

      Peter the Great

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Ivan the Terrible

    • D. 

      Mr. Rommel

  • 2. 
    Rivers in Siberia flow south.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Today, Kiev is the captial of what country?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Ukraine

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 4. 
    What TWO continents is Russia located on?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 5. 
    The Rus, who helped shape the first Russian State, actually were from _______________?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Scandinavia

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 6. 
    Nearly, all of Russia is located in high northern latitudes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Russian Empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the ________________?
    • A. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • D. 

      Baltic Sea

  • 8. 
    What type of Economy did the Soviet Union have?
    • A. 

      Free Market

    • B. 

      Command

    • C. 

      Traditional

  • 9. 
    This river flows south and empties into the Caspian Sea
    • A. 

      Ob River

    • B. 

      Amur River

    • C. 

      Volga River

    • D. 

      Don River

  • 10. 
    Siberia is sparsly populated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What does CIS stand for?
    • A. 

      Common Interesting Students

    • B. 

      Commonwealth of Independent States

    • C. 

      Commonwealth of Unified Countries

    • D. 

      Common Independent States

  • 12. 
    A major problem of Rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean in Siberia is what?
    • A. 

      Lack of Fish

    • B. 

      Freezing / Flooding

    • C. 

      To cold to Swim in

    • D. 

      Not deep enough for boats

  • 13. 
    What are the TWO most important industries in Siberia?
    • A. 

      Lumbering

    • B. 

      Farming

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Mining

  • 14. 
    What is the name of the worlds deepest lake?
    • A. 

      Caspian Sea

    • B. 

      Lake Michigan

    • C. 

      Lake Baikal

    • D. 

      Lake Brower

  • 15. 
    What is the Capital of Russia?
    • A. 

      Kiev

    • B. 

      Tatars

    • C. 

      Moscow

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 16. 
    In 1991 the Soviet Union collapsed and split into 17 independent states.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In 1917, during WWI, the czar abdicated, or gave up his throne.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Bolshevik Party, led by whom overthrew the government?
    • A. 

      Joseph Stalin

    • B. 

      Vladimir Lenin

    • C. 

      Peter the great

    • D. 

      Ivan the Terrible

  • 19. 
    Russia's natural resources have been POORLY managed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A forest of mostly evergreen trees, grows south of the Tundra.
    • A. 

      Smelters

    • B. 

      Taiga

    • C. 

      Habitation fog

    • D. 

      Superpowers

  • 21. 
    Habitation fog is caused by ______________ and fumes that are trapped over cities by the cold Siberian winters.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Smoke

    • C. 

      Steam

    • D. 

      People

  • 22. 
    Where do most Russians live today?
    • A. 

      Siberia

    • B. 

      Far east

    • C. 

      Northern European Plain

    • D. 

      Mongolia

  • 23. 
    When did the cold war start and end?
    • A. 

      1940-1980

    • B. 

      1800-1991

    • C. 

      1940-1991

    • D. 

      We are still fighting this war.

  • 24. 
    What is a food that is eaten with almost every meal in Russia?
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Mayo

    • C. 

      Black Caviar

    • D. 

      Bread

  • 25. 
    What is the average height of the Ural Mountains?
    • A. 

      500-600 feet

    • B. 

      12,000 feet

    • C. 

      5,000-6,000

    • D. 

      Below sea level

  • 26. 
    What is Russia's major religion today?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Orthodox Christianity

    • D. 

      Puritan

  • 27. 
    Today about 146 thousand people live in Russia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    What is the name of Europe's longest River?
    • A. 

      Volga River

    • B. 

      Ob River

    • C. 

      Yenisey River

    • D. 

      St. Joseph River

  • 29. 
    The Russian Alphabet is written in this type?
    • A. 

      Cyrillic

    • B. 

      Hyroglyphics

    • C. 

      Phonics

  • 30. 
    How many square miles does Siberia Cover?
    • A. 

      1 million Square Miles

    • B. 

      5 million Square miles

    • C. 

      9 Billion Square miles

    • D. 

      22 Trillion Square miles

  • 31. 
    The city Vladivostok is also known as what?
    • A. 

      Jewel of Siberia

    • B. 

      Mother River

    • C. 

      Lord of the East

  • 32. 
    The Sakhalin Island is being fought over today by Japan and Russia for the resources found on the island.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    What TWO major holidays are celebrated in Russia Today.
    • A. 

      Halloween

    • B. 

      Easter

    • C. 

      Ms. Kietzerow's Birthday

    • D. 

      Christmas