Russian Geography
Russian Geography

Russian Geography

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A question pack focused on Russian geography.

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Russian Geography Q1

Which of the following is NOT a former republic of the Soviet Union?

A

Russia

B

Ukraine

C

Tibet

D

Moldova

E

Armenia

Russian Geography Q2

A During the Soviet Era, the Chechen Republic was administratively part of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic with no right to future secession.

A

During the Soviet Era, the Chechen Republic was administratively part of the UK with no right to future secession.

B

During the Soviet Era, the Chechen Republic was administratively part of the United States, and the Soviet Union wanted the Republic.

C

During the Soviet Era, the Chechen Republic was administratively part of France with no right to future secession.

D

None of the above

Russian Geography Q4

After World War I, a civil war erupted in Russia. Nicholas II (the last Czar) was forced out of office and executed. During this time, which of the following groups, led by Vladimir Lenin, was the most powerful group battling for control of Russia?

A

The Mensheviks

B

The Bolsheviks

C

The Leonids

D

The Marxists

E

The Proletariats

Russian Geography Q5

Russia needs to modernize its ______________ if it is going to compete economically against the European Union, North America, and East Asia.

A

housing infrastructure

B

entertainment industry

C

transportation corridor

D

schools

E

agricultural system

Russian Geography Q6

The ______________ flows through the core region of Russia, and provides transportation, fresh water, and fishing to the inhabitants of the region.

A

Volga River

B

Don River

C

Baikal River

D

Ural River

E

Ganges River

Russian Geography Q3

Russia's ______________ is a region of planned cities and industrial plants.

A

Lake Baikal region

B

Gold region

C

Marxist region

D

Eastern Frontier

E

Western Frontier

Russian Geography Q7

What climate type dominates most of Russia?

A

Type A

B

Type B

C

Type C

D

Type D

E

Type E

Russian Geography Q8

What is the main difference between a socialist economy and a capitalist economy?

A

In a socialist economy, goods and services are produced directly for their use. In a capitalist system, goods and services are produced to generate profit.

B

In a socialist economy, goods and services are produced to generate profit. In a capitalist system, goods and services are produced directly for their use.

C

Production in a socialist economy is planned and does not suffer from the business cycle inherent to capitalism.

D

Both A and B

E

Both A and C

Russian Geography Q10

Which of the following is a major environmental problem facing the Russian Republic today?

A

Ozone depletion

B

Over grazing

C

Noise pollution

D

Oil spills

E

Water pollution

Russian Geography Q9

Who was the last leader of the Soviet Union?

A

Stalin

B

Brezhnev

C

Gorbachev

D

Yeltsin

E

Putin

Russian Geography Q11

Why did Russia invade Georgia in 2008?

A

In order to gain greater coal resources

B

In order to fight against the secession of Georgia from Russia

C

In order to support South Ossetia's move toward independence from Georgia

D

Both A and C

E

None of the above

Russian Geography Q13

Why were the Soviets sending ethnic Russians to live in non-Russian parts of the Soviet Union?

A

Russians were sent around the empire to work in factories.

B

Russians were sent around the empire to work in power plants.

C

Russians were sent around the empire to work in a variety of industries.

D

Russians were sent around the empire to help administer the government.

E

All of the above

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