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The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #7 - Nicholas II and the Challenge to Autocracy

The collapse of autocracy at this stage was imminent, the question is for how long would it last. 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Who was the successor and son of Tsar Alexander III; he was crowned in 1896 and was to be the last monarch of the Russian Empire?

  • Tsar Nicholas II
  • Tsar Peter III
  • Tsar Ivan VI
  • Tsar Paul I

Question 2 Photo

What was the name of the nationalist gangs, devoted to the ''Tsar, Church and Motherland'' who were supported by Tsar Nicholas II?

  • Populists
  • Socialist Revolutionaries
  • Black Hundreds
  • Black Hand

Question 3 Photo

How many people were trampled to death, attracted by the promise of free food, drink and gifts to celebrate Tsar Nicholas II's coronation in May 1896; gathered on Khodynka Field?

  • 400
  • 800
  • 1400
  • 2800

Question 4 Photo

What was the name of the Tsar's minister; the gallows was in such constant use that it became referred to as his (the Tsar's minister's) ''necktie''?

  • Pyotr Stolypin
  • Sergei Witte
  • Ivan Goremykin
  • Vladimir Kokovtsov

Question 5 Photo

What was the number of industrial strikes in Russia in 1904; in comparison, in 1894, there were 17,000 industrial strikes?

  • 80,000
  • 20,000
  • 90,000
  • 50,000

Question 6 Photo

What was the end effect of the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); the war was encouraged by Minister for Internal Affairs, Plehve - who's assassination in July 1904, led to crowds celebrating in Warsaw?

  • Opposition to the Government
  • Anti-Japanese Patriotism
  • The Franco-Russian Alliance
  • War with the Ottoman Empire

Question 7 Photo

Who was the Pulitov Works strike on Bloody Sunday (January 9, 1905) led by; in which a peaceful march of 150,000 workers, ended with around 132 dead, as the Tsar's troops broke up the demonstration?

  • Kornilov
  • Lenin
  • Father Gapon
  • Alexander Kerensky

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What is the name of the Russian Black Sea Fleet's ship which mutinied during the Russo-Japanese War; the ship sailed to Odessa and later anchored on the coast of Romania after being promised asylum?

  • Potemkin
  • Aurora
  • Shtil
  • Vladimirets

Question 9 Photo

What did the Tsar Nicholas II agree upon and publish in October 17, 1905; this granted civic freedom, establish a State Duma and give the State Duma the power to approve laws?

  • October Manifesto
  • Loris-Melikov Constitution
  • April Theses
  • The Communist Manifesto

Question 10 Photo

What body of people was set up in October 1905 and in December 3, 1905 banned; with its leaders arrested and exiled to Siberia?

  • St. Petersburg Soviet
  • Social Revolutionaries
  • Mensheviks
  • Bolsheviks