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Russia is the largest country in the world by surface area, and is the ninth most populous with roughly 144 million inhabitants as of March 2016. What do you know about the country? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The location of the country of Russia is_____ and its official language is ______.

    • A.

      Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia; Arabic

    • B.

      North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe to the North Pacific Ocean; Russian

    • C.

      South America, bordering Peru and Argentina; Spanish

    • D.

      Europe, bordering Germany and Greece; Russian

    Correct Answer
    B. North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe to the North Pacific Ocean; Russian
  • 2. 

    According to the Hofstede Centre, the 3 cultural dimensions with the highest score in Russia are:

    • A.

      Individualism, masculinity, and indulgence

    • B.

      Uncertainty avoidance, power distance, and long term orientation

    • C.

      Individualism, power distance, and masculinity

    • D.

      Indulgence, long term orientation, and uncertainty avoidance

    Correct Answer
    B. Uncertainty avoidance, power distance, and long term orientation
  • 3. 

    The following Ethnic groups are present in Russia

    • A.

      Europeans 30%, Arab 28%, Spanish 30%, other 12%

    • B.

      Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%

    • C.

      Arab 30%, Indian 28%, Pakistani 18%, Iranian 10%, other 14%

    • D.

      Persians 40%, Mongols 18%, Portuguese 20%, Iranian 8%, other 14%

    Correct Answer
    B. Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%
    Explanation
    The correct answer provides a breakdown of the ethnic groups present in Russia. It states that the majority of the population is Russian at 77.7%, followed by Tatar at 3.7%, Ukrainian at 1.4%, Bashkir at 1.1%, Chuvash at 1%, Chechen at 1%, and the remaining 10.2% belonging to other ethnic groups. This information accurately represents the ethnic diversity within Russia.

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  • 4. 

    The population of Russia is ________ and the share living in urban areas accounts for _________.

    • A.

      About 50 million; about 90%

    • B.

      about 50 million; about 70%

    • C.

      About 140 million; about 90%

    • D.

      about 140 million; about 70%

    Correct Answer
    D. about 140 million; about 70%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is about 140 million; about 70%. This means that the population of Russia is approximately 140 million and about 70% of the population lives in urban areas.

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  • 5. 

    The Russian Federation includes the following administrative regions:

    • A.

      30 Republics, 10 autonomous okrugs, and 20 krays/

    • B.

      46 provinces, 21 republics, 4 autonomous okrugs, 9 krays, 2 federal cities, and 1 autonomous oblast.

    • C.

      35 Republics, 20 autonomous okrugs, and 40 krays

    • D.

      30 provinces, 15 republics, 10 autonomous okrugs, 7 krays, 5 federal cities, and 10 autonomous oblast.

    Correct Answer
    B. 46 provinces, 21 republics, 4 autonomous okrugs, 9 krays, 2 federal cities, and 1 autonomous oblast.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 46 provinces, 21 republics, 4 autonomous okrugs, 9 krays, 2 federal cities, and 1 autonomous oblast. This answer provides the most comprehensive and accurate information about the administrative regions of the Russian Federation, including the number of each type of region.

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  • 6. 

    How many political parties exist in Russia?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      78

    Correct Answer
    D. 78
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 78 because Russia has a multi-party system with numerous registered political parties. While some parties are more prominent and influential than others, there are currently around 78 registered political parties in Russia. These parties range from major parties with representation in the State Duma, such as United Russia, to smaller parties that have limited political influence.

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  • 7. 

    Real GDP in Russia, measured in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms, is_______, whereas in per capita terms is  ________.

    • A.

      about $2.5 trillion; about $28,000

    • B.

      About $2.5 trillion; about $18,000

    • C.

      About $3.8 trillion; about $26,000

    • D.

      about $3.8 trillion; about $16,000

    Correct Answer
    C. About $3.8 trillion; about $26,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is about $3.8 trillion; about $26,000. This means that the real GDP in Russia, measured in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms, is approximately $3.8 trillion, while the per capita GDP is around $26,000. This indicates that Russia has a relatively high GDP in terms of both total output and per person income.

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  • 8. 

    The unemployment rate in Russia is_______ and _______ live below poverty line.

    • A.

      About 8%; about 7%

    • B.

      About 5%; about 7%

    • C.

      About 8%; about 11%

    • D.

      About 5%; about 11%%

    Correct Answer
    C. About 8%; about 11%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is about 8%; about 11%. This means that approximately 8% of the population in Russia is unemployed and about 11% of the population lives below the poverty line.

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  • 9. 

    The most relevant industries in Russia are

    • A.

      Textile and wine production

    • B.

      Mining and extractive industries; all forms of machine building; defense industries and many other.

    • C.

      Coal, livestock, and gold production

    • D.

      High-tech goods and solar industry

    Correct Answer
    B. Mining and extractive industries; all forms of machine building; defense industries and many other.
    Explanation
    The most relevant industries in Russia are mining and extractive industries, all forms of machine building, defense industries, and many others. This answer is supported by the given options that mention these industries as the most relevant in Russia.

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  • 10. 

    Russia imports mostly from_________ and exports to ________.

    • A.

      China and Germany; Netherlands and China

    • B.

      China and Italy; USA and Japan

    • C.

      USA and France; China and Angola

    • D.

      Iran and China; Iraq and Brazil

    Correct Answer
    A. China and Germany; Netherlands and China
    Explanation
    Russia imports mostly from China and Germany, which indicates that these two countries are the primary sources of goods and services that Russia purchases from abroad. On the other hand, Russia exports mainly to the Netherlands and China, implying that these two countries are the primary destinations for Russian exports.

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