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QUIZ ON RUSSIA


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Answer these questions about Russia.

1 Russia has?
     
a) Few raw materials
b) A barely adequate supply of raw materials to support the present population
c) A large amount of raw materials, more than the U.S.
d) Problems in securing raw materials from other countries
e) none of the above
2 Siberia has a land mass comparable to that of?
     
a) The United States
b) Ireland
c) Texas
d) France
e) none of the above
3 Which of these mountain ranges is in Russia?
     
a) Himalayas
b) Urals
c) Alps
d) Andes
e) none of the above
4 The Russian core consists of what percentage of Russia's population?
     
a) 60%
b) 40%
c) 75%
d) 25%
e) none of the above
5 In what year were the Russian tsars overthrown?
     
a) 1925
b) 1941
c) 1917
d) 1991
e) none of the above
6 Moscow has a population of about?
     
a) 12.5 Million
b) 1 Million
c) 9.3 Million
d) 4.4 Million
e) none of the above
7 Which of the following is the most inefficient component of Russia's economy?
     
a) Agriculture
b) Oil Mining
c) Timber
d) Gold Mining
e) none of the above
8 The Far East is a sparsely populated region due to its?
     
a) Government
b) Terrain
c) Climate
d) Both B and C
e) none of the above
9 Which of the following regions contains permafrost?
     
a) The Russian Core
b) The Far East
c) The Eastern Frontier
d) Siberia
e) all of the above
10 The government of the Soviet Union from 1917 until the late 1980's was probably not what Karl Marx had envisioned in his book, "Das Kapital." The Soviet form of government could best be described as?
     
a) Democratic
b) Totalitarian
c) Capitalist
d) Socialist
e) all of the above





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Quiz by Taylor Belt, and Eric Otte May 2, 2008