History of Russia questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of Russia. Play history of Russia quiz and see all the questions. What was the name of the last Tsar of Russia?Nicholas II (1868-1918) was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.Created by: Tschukaaverage 65% Nicholas IINicholas II1714Alexander II. RomanovAlexander II. Romanov382Alexander III. RomanowAlexander III. Romanow398Peter the GreatPeter the Great141leaders riddles » How many Russian rulers were nicknamed "the Great"?2. Only Peter I and Catherine II were nicknamed "the Great" in Russian history. Created by: Ninjaiaverage 61% nonenone58113402294133199Russia riddles » What tank is that?KV-85. The tank presented on this picture is a KV-85, the last of KV series (from surname of soviet marshal Kliment Voroshilov). As the name suggests it had 85 mm gun. Only 148 of them were built.Created by: Raczek246very hard 34% KV-85KV-85389IS-1IS-1155IS-2IS-2269T-10T-10317USSR riddles » Where does the name of the Russian currency come from - the ruble?From breaking. The word "ruble" comes from the verb meaning "break" and refers to the Middle Ages, when pieces of silver were broken into smaller ones when changing money. The ruble was the world's first decimal currency: it was decimalised in 1704 when the ruble became legally equal to 100 kopeks.Created by: Tschukavery hard 24% from breakingfrom breaking404from the red colorfrom the red color425from a two-headed eaglefrom a two-headed eagle487from notches on the edgefrom notches on the edge324coins riddles » BT was a series of Soviet light tanks. What does BT stand for?Bystrochodny tank. The BT tanks (Russian: Bystrochodny tank, lit. "fast moving tank") were a series of Soviet light tanks produced in large numbers between 1932 and 1941. They were lightly armoured, but reasonably well-armed for their time, and had the best mobility of all contemporary tanks.Created by: Ninjaihard 44% bystrobiezny tankbystrobiezny tank983bystrokhodna tankbystrokhodna tank412bystrochodny tankbystrochodny tank1521bystroczodny tankbystroczodny tank480tanks riddles » Who invented the Matryoshka doll?Vasily Zvyozdochkin. The first Russian nested doll set was made in 1890 by Vasily Zvyozdochkin, Russian turning craftsman, wood carver and doll maker. The dolls often follow a theme; the themes may vary, from fairy tale characters to Soviet leaders. Matryoshka dolls are often referred to as "babushka dolls", babushka meaning "grandmother" or "old woman".Created by: Ninjaivery hard 31% Lew DudinLew Dudin91Vasily ZvyozdochkinVasily Zvyozdochkin249Mikhail NesterovMikhail Nesterov207Jurij Pawlowicz SiemionowJurij Pawlowicz Siemionow243toys riddles » Which country didn't try to colonize California?Portugal. As a matter of fact the first European who explored California was Portuguese on Spanish duty - Cabrillo. However, his country never tried to estabilish colonies there. Created by: Mikołaj Sołkiewiczvery hard 27% SpainSpain21PortugalPortugal159RussiaRussia312Great Britain Great Britain 96California riddles » Who was the President of the USSR?Mikhail Gorbachev is a Russian politician, author of perestroika (recreating), glasnost (publicity), uskorenie (acceleration) which purpose was to abolish communism in the USSR and to finish a Cold War. He left his post 25 Dec 1991 what symbolised the end of the almost 70 years of this country's tradition. In Russia, Gorbachev is remembered to have been responsible for destroying an empire. He got the Nobel Prize in 1990. Nowadays he is still active in public life but not taking part in Russian politics.Created by: apokalipskaeasy 74% Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko738Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev8317Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin1408Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev720Soviet Union riddles » Which currency was the first to be converted to the decimal system?Russian ruble. The new ruble introduced with monetary reform of Peter the Great of 1704 was the first currency to be based on the decimal system.Created by: smyruhard 43% American dollarAmerican dollar1188British pound sterlingBritish pound sterling1919Frank of revolutionary FranceFrank of revolutionary France2009Russian rubleRussian ruble3983currencies riddles » Which European kingdom other than Russia used the title "tsar" for its monarchs?Bulgaria. The title Tsar in slavic languages is derived from the Latin title for the Roman emperors, Caesar. It was first used in Bulgaria from 10th to 15th century, and in Serbia (in 14th century). Later, it was used in Russia - Ivan IV was the first to use it in 1547.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 75% PolandPoland806FinlandFinland1059BulgariaBulgaria18040RomaniaRomania3891kings of Europe riddles » Play history of Russia quiz and see all the questions.