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  1. The treeless plain around the Arctic Ocean, in Russia's north.

    taiga
    turndra
    steppe
    tundra
  2. The vast area of forest in Russia.

    steppe
    taiga
    tundra
    taiga
  3. A Russian peasant that is bound to the land.

    czar
    Bolshevik
    serf
    serf
  4. The process of selling government-owned businesses to private individuals.

    privatization
    communism
    propaganda
    privatization
  5. Title for the Russian rulers, prior to the early 1900s.

    serf
    icon
    czar
    czar
  6. A government that controls aspects of public and private life.

    democracy
    totalitarian
    constitutional monarchy
    totalitarian
  7. Yeltsin's economic plan that made an abrupt shift from a command economy to a market economy.

    shock therapy
    privatization
    cold war
    shock therapy
  8. Information that tries to influence opinions.

    icon
    propaganda
    shock therapy
    propaganda
  9. A grassy plain.

    steppe
    tundra
    taiga
    steppe
  10. The economic system where production of goods and services is decided by supply and demand.

    command economy
    market economy
    privatization
    market economy
  11. The religious paintings found in Russian Orthodox Churches.

    serfs
    icons
    taiga
    icons
  12. Longest river in Europer.

    Volga
    Danube
    Seine
    Volga
  13. The group of revolutionaries that took control of Russia in 1917.

    Republicans
    serfs
    Bolsheviks
    Bolsheviks
  14. The body of water that contains Russia's busiest port.

    Black Sea
    Caspian Sea
    Lake Baikal
    Black Sea
  15. Deepest body of water in Russia is the___ .

    Volga River
    Lake Baikal
    Dniepper River
    Lake Baikal
  16. What separates Asia Russia from European Russia.

    Black Sea
    Caspian Sea
    Ural Mountains
    Ural Mountains
  17. Russia's landform that has about 20 active volcanoes.

    Kamchatka Peninsula
    Upper Peninsula
    Ural Mountains
    Kamchatka Peninsula
  18. What ruler tried to make Russia more European?

    Peter the Great
    Ivan the Terrible
    Stalin
    Peter the Great
  19. Author of War and Peace?

    Leo Tolstoy
    Marc Chagall
    Alexander Solzenitsyn
    Leo Tolstoy
  20. What group wants to separate from Russia?

    Belarus
    Chechnya
    Ukraine
    Chechnya
  21. What ruler was a dictator who had millions of enemies executed?

    Peter the Great
    Catherine the Great
    Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
  22. Which group first ruled Russia?

    Communists
    czars
    Rus
    Rus
  23. What is a distinctive architectural feature of many Orthodox churches in Russia?

    onion domes
    stained-glass
    gargoyles
    onion domes
  24. What kind of economy is Russia changing to?

    command
    market
    traditional
    market
  25. Why does European Russia have a larger population than Asian?

    more resources
    milder climate
    longer coastline
    milder climate
  26. What is the Russian alphabet?

    cyrillic
    roman
    Russian
    cyrillic
  27. What do the initials U.S.S.R. stand for?
    Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
  28. The tense, conflict between Russia and the U.S. after WW II was referred to as the ____

    Bolshevik Revolution
    World War III
    cold war
    cold war
  29. Why did crime increase in Russia after 1991?

    all the police were killed
    economic & political changes reduced stability
    people were mad about being free
    economic & political changes reduced stability
  30. Why did Joseph Stalin execute his enemies?

    to restore power to the czar
    to tighten his political control
    to end a civil war
    to tighten his political control
  31. Which region is the coldest, has the smallest population, and has the most abundant resources in all of Russia?

    Chechnya
    Turkmenistan
    Siberia
    Siberia
  32. Why are so many rivers in Asian Russia useless for transportation?

    frozen for much of the year
    too polluted to use
    too shallow
    frozen for much of the year
  33. Why are root vegetables, such as potatoes, beets, and carrots, so popular in Russian cooking?

    they love them
    it's all they can afford to use
    they grow well in the cold climate
    they grow well in the cold climate
  34. Why didn't Catherine the Great free the serfs?

    they grew the food to feed Russia
    they were too uneducated
    they were Mongols
    They grew the food to feed Russia.
  35. Some geographers refer to the continents of Europe and Asia as ____ ?
    Eurasia
  36. What has happened to the powers of the Russian president?

    they've been been decreased
    they've increased
    they got rid of the president
    they've increased
  37. Capital of Russia?
    Moscow
  38. What type of dance is Russia famous for?
    ballet

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