How Much Do You Know About Russia?

 How much do you know about one of the biggest countries in the world? Russia has a huge presence in global politics, and was the home of many philosophers, writers and thinkers that changed the world. How well do you know this country? Take our Geography Test!
 
 
What is the name of the Russian currency?
Ruble
Mark
Peter
Odin
 
 
What is the population of Russia?
144 million
244 million
725 million
50 million
 
 
True or False: Russia covers over one ninth of the Earth's land area.
True
False, it's actually one seventh
 
 
The Russian Empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the...
Mediterranean Sea
Baltic Sea
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
 
 
The Rus, who were the people who shaped the very first Russian state, were actually from...
he Rus' were an early medieval group or people who gave their name to the lands of Russia, Ruthenia, and Belarus. In the mid-800s they were centered around Novgorod. They dominated the area for over a hundred years.
Scandinavia
Spain
Italy
China
 
 
Which Russian city has 3 times as many bridges as Venice?
You'll also find museums, theatres, galleries, architectural monuments, cultural and educational institutions: the Hermitage, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Russian National Library, and the Russian Museum are just four of them
Moscow
St. Petersburg
Volgograd
Samara
 
 
Where do most Russians live today?
Northern European Plain
Siberia
Far East
Mongolia
 
 
True or False: St. Petersburg has more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world.
It is actually Moscow.
True
False
 
 
Who was the leader of the Bolshevik Party, who overthrew the government?
Under the leadership of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, the Bolshevik Party seized power in the Russian Republic during a coup known as the October Revolution.
Vladimir Lenin
Peter the Great
Ivan the Terrible
Joseph Stalin
 
 
Which of these holidays do they NOT celebrate in Russia?
Some Russians consider it a Pagan holiday while others consider it simply a holiday of a different culture than their own
Easter
Halloween
Christmas
New Year's
 
 
What kind of alphabet do they use in Russia?
The Cyrillic script is a writing system used for various languages across Eurasia and is used as the national script in various Slavic, Turkic, Mongolic and Iranic-speaking countries in Southeastern Europe, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, North Asia and East Asia.
Reverse-Latin
Cyrillic
Hyroglphics
Semitic
 
 
What is the food that is eaten with almost every meal in Russia?
Meat
Bread
Black Caviar
Mayo
 
 
Which of these mountain ranges is in Russia?
A mountain range that runs approximately from north to south through western Russia, from the coast of the Arctic Ocean to the river Ural and northwestern Kazakhstan.
Andes
Alps
Urals
Himalayas
None of them
Not Very Russian of You
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Welcome Any Time
You definitely have some good knowledge of Russia. You probably have some intellectual curiosity or you pay attention to the pieces of the puzzle you hear about this country. Whether you've been or not, I'm sure you'd be appreciated in Russia for what you know, and you can check what you don't know in the mistakes and the correct answers shown below.
An Honorary Russian!
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