• 1. 
    Tsar Nicholas II ruled over what country?

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the childhood of Nicholas II?

  • He was a poor orphan who was later adopted by the Tsar
  • His parents were wealthy aristocrats who had close ties to the Tsar
  • He grew up on a small peasant farm in rural Siberia
  • He was the eldest son of the Tsar and heir to the throne of Russia
  • 3. 
    Russia was defeated in war by what Asian country in 1904?

  • China
  • India
  • Korea
  • Japan
  • 4. 
    What was life like for Russian peasants in the early 1900s?

  • They lived mostly in poverty
  • They had little food
  • All of the above
  • They worked long hours
  • 5. 
    What happened on Bloody Sunday in 1905?

  • Several of the Tsar's advisors were hung for treason
  • The Tsar and his family were executed by revolutionaries
  • The Tsar's soldiers fired into a crowd and killed many peasant protestors
  • Russia was defeated by the Germans in a major World War I battle
  • 6. 
    What was the Duma?

  • The wife of the Tsar
  • The leading communist political party
  • The elected legislature that ruled with the Tsar
  • A name given to the heir to the throne of Russia
  • 7. 
    What war led to the eventual downfall of Tsar Nicholas II?

  • World War I
  • Boer War
  • World War II
  • Cold War
  • 8. 
    Under what conditions were Russian peasants forced to fight during World War I?

  • With little military training
  • All of the above
  • They were sometimes forced to fight without weapons
  • With no shoes or food
  • 9. 
    Who was the leader of the Bolsheviks during the October Revolution?

  • Vladimir Putin
  • Joseph Stalin
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Tsar Nicholas II
  • 10. 
    How did Tsar Nicholas II die?

  • He got sick and died from pneumonia while hiding in Siberia
  • He was shot while fighting the revolutionaries
  • He died in exile in the Netherlands
  • He was executed along with the rest of his family by the Bolsheviks
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