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Belarus Quiz

Belarus Quiz Questions

1. When did Belarus declare independence?
a) 9 March 1975
b) 17 April 1968
c) 25 August 1991
d) 24 November 1985

2. Which country is to the south of Belarus?
a) Estonia
b) Latvia
c) Lithuania
d) Ukraine

3. Which is the capital of Belarus?
a) Lida
b) Polonsk
c) Minsk
d) Slavgorod

4. Which is the currency of Belarus?
a) Astral
b) Rouble
c) Shilling
d) Mark

5. Who was the prime minister of Belarus in 2004?
a) Vyacheslau Kebich
b) Syarhey Sidorski
c) Mikhail Chyhir
d) Aleksandr Milinkevich

6. Which is the highest mountain in Belarus?
a) Torre
b) Galdho
c) Dzyarzhynsk
d) Roraima

7. When did the Bolsheviks announce the formation of Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic?
a) 1 January 1919
b) 28 February 1917
c) 25 July 1922
d) 31 October 1918

8. Which of the following is an official language of Belarus?
a) Gaelic
b) Polish
c) Russian
d) Ukrainian

9. Who was the president of Belarus in 2002?
a) Aleksandr Lukashenka
b) Natalya Masherova
c) Zyanon Paznyak
d) Mikhail Marinich

10. What is the area of Belarus?
a) 17,360 sq. mi.
b) 80,153 sq. mi.
c) 204 sq. mi.
d) 7,356 sq. mi.

Belarus Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Belarus declare independence?
c) 25 August 1991

2. Which country is to the south of Belarus?
d) Ukraine

3. Which is the capital of Belarus?
c) Minsk

4. Which is the currency of Belarus?
b) Rouble

5. Who was the prime minister of Belarus in 2004?
b) Syarhey Sidorski

6. Which is the highest mountain in Belarus?
c) Dzyarzhynsk

7. When did the Bolsheviks announce the formation of Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic?
a) 1 January 1919

8. Which of the following is an official language of Belarus?
c) Russian

9. Who was the president of Belarus in 2002?
a) Aleksandr Lukashenka

10. What is the area of Belarus?
b) 80,153 sq. mi.

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:32:25.

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 2017-02-24 22:35:46.

Nikita Khrushchev Quiz

Nikita Khrushchev Quiz Questions

1) When was Nikita Khrushchev born?
a) 22 February 1876
b) 17 April 1894
c) 21 July 1896
d) 31 December 1900

2) Where was Nikita Khrushchev born?
a) Tbilisi
b) Kalinovka
c) Bratislava
d) Prague

3) Which party did Nikita Khrushchev join?
a) Menshevik Party
b) Liberal Party
c) Russian Communist Party
d) Royalist Party

4) What did Nikita Khrushchev study at Stalin Industrial Academy?
a) Astronomy
b) Painting
c) Metallurgy
d) Theosophy

5) When did Nikita Khrushchev receive Order of Lenin?
a) 1917
b) 1922
c) 1635
d) 1648

6) What was Nikita Khrushchev’s rank in Soviet Army in World War II?
a) Admiral
b) Squadron Leader
c) Wing Commander
d) Lieutenant General

7) When did Nikita Khrushchev make the speech to 20th Party Congress in Moscow denouncing Joseph Stalin’s crimes?
a) 25 February 1956
b) 3 June 1953
c) 14 September 1949
d) 9 November 1945

8) When was the Cuban missile crisis?
a) 1953
b) 1958
c) 1962
d) 1968

9) When did Nikita Khrushchev die?
a) 27 March 1964
b) 30 June 1975
c) 11 September 1971
d) 8 December 1982

10) Where did Nikita Khrushchev die?
a) St. Petersburg
b) Moscow
c) Vladivostock
d) Warsaw

Nikita Khrushchev Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Nikita Khrushchev born?
b) 17 April 1894

2) Where was Nikita Khrushchev born?
b) Kalinovka

3) Which party did Nikita Khrushchev join?
c) Russian Communist Party

4) What did Nikita Khrushchev study at Stalin Industrial Academy?
c) Metallurgy

5) When did Nikita Khrushchev receive Order of Lenin?
c) 1635

6) What was Nikita Khrushchev’s rank in Soviet Army in World War II?
d) Lieutenant General

7) When did Nikita Khrushchev make the speech to 20th Party Congress in Moscow denouncing Joseph Stalin’s crimes?
a) 25 February 1956

8) When was the Cuban missile crisis?
c) 1962

9) When did Nikita Khrushchev die?
c) 11 September 1971

10) Where did Nikita Khrushchev die?
b) Moscow

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:33:00.