Statistics for Saint Petersburg City Trivia

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  • This quiz has been taken 75 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
What was the name of Saint Petersburg during the Soviet era?Leningrad
99%
Which Russian tsar established the city in 1703?Peter the Great
94%
What sea does the city overlook?{Baltic} Sea
93%
Which politician and ex-KGB spy was born in Saint Petersburg in October 1952?Vladimir Putin
91%
The army of which country surrounded the city in 1941 and cut off the entry and exit
points for almost 900 days - causing the death of millions of civilians?
Germany
88%
In which year did the Bolsheviks move the capital from Saint Petersburg to Moscow?1918
87%
What is the name of the second largest art museum in the world?{Hermitage} Museum
83%
What were the names of the two parts of the Russian Revolution
that took place in Saint Petersburg?
{October} Revolution
81%
What part of that sea does Saint Petersburg border more specifically?Gulf of {Finland}
80%
Which palace was the residence of the Russian emperors?{Winter} Palace
78%
What were the names of the two parts of the Russian Revolution
that took place in Saint Petersburg?
{February} Revolution
72%
Which Dostoyevsky novel focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of
Rodion Raskolnikov - an impoverished ex-student in Saint Petersburg?
Crime and Punishment
70%
What country established Nyenskans fortress - the first settlement of the city in 1611?Sweden
68%
On the delta of what river is the city located?Neva
64%
What did the Imperial government rename the city to after the outbreak of World War I?Petrograd
64%
What major lake is situated in the vicinity of Saint Petersburg?Ladoga
57%
What type of federal subject is Saint Petersburg?{Federal} City
54%
What are Vasilyevsky, New Holland, Yelagin and Zayachy?Islands
48%
What is the most common nickname of the city among Russians?{Window} to the West
39%
What is the name of the largest airport that serves Saint Petersburg?Pulkovo
38%

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