Statistics for Russian History A-Z

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  • The average score is 18 of 26

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Hint Answer % Correct
ATerritory that Russia sold to the United States in 1867 for just $7.2 millionAlaska
98%
JCountry that Russia warred against over rival imperial ambitions in
Manchuria and Korea
Japan
93%
HOne of the items on the Soviet flagHammer
91%
IThe first Tsar of RussiaIvan the Terrible
90%
GSiberian prison system during the reign of Joseph StalinGulag
90%
SFormer name of VolgogradStalingrad
89%
BCommunist faction that came to power in 1917Bolsheviks
89%
NThe last tsar of Russia, executed in 1918Nicholas II
87%
UIn an event called the Holodomor, Soviet leaders inflicted a terrible famine
on this country, killing millions
Ukraine
78%
PMendeleev published the first version of this "table" in 1860{Periodic} Table
78%
TThis writer died in 1910 having never won a Nobel Prize, considered to be
one of the greatest omissions in its history
Leo Tolstoy
75%
YThe first democratically-elected leader in Russian historyBoris Yeltsin
75%
KSoviet leader who de-Stalinized the country in the 1950sNikita Khrushchev
74%
OThe second of the two 1917 revolutions{October} Revolution
74%
EChurchill described Russia as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an _____"Enigma
71%
RRoyal house that ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917Romanov
70%
WArmy that fought against the Communists from 1917-1921{White} Army
62%
LSpace dog who became the first animal to orbit Earth in 1957Laika
57%
FThe first of the two 1917 revolutions{February} Revolution
56%
DAuthor who said "If there is no God, everything is permitted"Fyodor Dostoyevsky
55%
CFederal subject of Russia that tried to break away in the 1990sChechnya
53%
MForeign minister who signed a non-aggression pact with Germany in 1939Vyacheslav Molotov
44%
VGroup of northern people who ruled over the Kievan Rus'Vikings
40%
ZMost-decorated Soviet general of WWIIGeorgy Zhukov
36%
QContemporary term for tsar Alexis
(like Alexander the Great, Suleiman the Magnificent etc...)
Quiet
18%
XPrincess consort of Tver who is counted as a saint in the Russian Orthodox Church{Xenia} of Tarusa
18%

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