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 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 26% KV-85KV-8574IS-1IS-134IS-2IS-259T-10T-10112USSR 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: Tschuka very hard 22% from breakingfrom breaking331from the red colorfrom the red color384from a two-headed eaglefrom a two-headed eagle443from notches on the edgefrom notches on the edge295coins 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: sorryTelMnieRozproszylhard 43% bystrobiezny tankbystrobiezny tank373bystrokhodna tankbystrokhodna tank185bystrochodny tankbystrochodny tank576bystroczodny tankbystroczodny tank179tanks 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: sorryTelMnieRozproszylvery hard 28% Lew DudinLew Dudin69Vasily ZvyozdochkinVasily Zvyozdochkin150Mikhail NesterovMikhail Nesterov145Jurij Pawlowicz SiemionowJurij Pawlowicz Siemionow166toys 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% SpainSpain18PortugalPortugal106RussiaRussia213Great Britain Great Britain 55California 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 Chernenko685Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev7415Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin1250Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev663leaders 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 42% American dolarAmerican dolar1110British pound sterlingBritish pound sterling1763frank of revolutionary Francefrank of revolutionary France1849Russian rubleRussian ruble3527currencies 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% PolandPoland759FinlandFinland997BulgariaBulgaria17035RomaniaRomania3734kings of Europe riddles » Where was the Cyrillic script created?In Bulgaria. The Cyrillic script was developed in the First Bulgarian Empire during the 9th century AD at the Preslav Literary School. Tradition holds that it was formalized by Saints Cyril and Methodius who brought Christianity to the southern Slavs (and so the name is derived from Saint Cyril).Created by: Bob Stanleyhard 46% in Russiain Russia2245in Greecein Greece947in Bulgariain Bulgaria5973in the Byzantine Empirein the Byzantine Empire3615Bulgaria riddles » What was the name of the official residence of the Russian monarchs?Winter Palace. The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg was the official residence of Russian monarchs from 1732 to 1917. It is currently a part of much larger Hermitage Museum.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 75% Spring PalaceSpring Palace1162Summer PalaceSummer Palace2285Autumn PalaceAutumn Palace881Winter PalaceWinter Palace13409tourist attractions riddles » Play history of Russia quiz and see all the questions.