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Catherine II Quiz

Catherine the Great - the most famous Russian Empress

Catherine the Great – the most famous Russian Empress of German descent (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Catherine II of Russia is also known as Catherine the Great. The dates are as per Gregorian calendar.)

Catherine II Quiz Questions

1. When was Catherine II born?
a) 2 May 1729
b) 1 March 1710
c) 19 August 1714
d) 8 December 1732

2. Where was Catherine II born?
a) Berlin
b) Munich
c) Szczcen
d) Frankfurt

3. What was Catherine II’s name at the time of her birth?
a) Sophia Augusta Frederika
b) Maria Theresa
c) Jane Seymour
d) Margaret Tudor

4. What was Catherine II’s denomination at the time of her birth?
a) Catholic
b) Anglican
c) Lutheran
d) Baptist

5. When did Catherine II proclaim herself czarina?
a) 22 June 1748
b) 9 July 1762
c) 5 February 1740
d) 18 October 1768

6. Who was overthrown by Catherine II and later murdered?
a) Alexander II
b) Peter III
c) Ivan VI
d) Nicholas II

7. Who claimed to be Peter III and led Cossak troops against Catherine II?
a) Yuri Andropov
b) Grigory Orlov
c) Yemelyan Pugachov
d) Leonid Brezhnev

8. Whose condition became worse under Catherine II?
a) Nobles
b) Soldiers
c) Fishermen
d) Serfs

9. When did Catherine II die?
a) 30 September 1800
b) 29 April 1802
c) 28 January 1792
d) 17 November 1796

10. Where did Catherine II die?
a) Moscow
b) St. Petersburg
c) Vladivostak
d) Tsarskoye Selo

Catherine II Quiz Questions with Answers

Catherine II

Catherine II Strolling in the Park at Tsarskoye Selo the Chesme Column in the Background (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Catherine II born?
a) 2 May 1729

2. Where was Catherine II born?
c) Szczcen

3. What was Catherine II’s name at the time of her birth?
a) Sophia Augusta Frederika

4. What was Catherine II’s denomination at the time of her birth?
c) Lutheran

5. When did Catherine II proclaim herself czarina?
b) 9 July 1762

6. Who was overthrown by Catherine II and later murdered?
b) Peter III

7. Who claimed to be Peter III and led Cossak troops against Catherine II?
c) Yemelyan Pugachov

8. Whose condition became worse under Catherine II?
d) Serfs

9. When did Catherine II die?
d) 17 November 1796

10. Where did Catherine II die?
d) Tsarskoye Selo

Originally posted 2015-07-24 01:15:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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