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The Tsarist Russia History Quiz #10 - Social Developments by 1914

The Lena Goldfields Massacre, working and living condition in towns and cultural changes. 10 Questions.

 
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Which of these Workers' Legislation was not put in place between 1885 and 1912?

  • Hours of work reduced to 7 and a half.
  • Employment of children under 12 forbidden and female labour banned in mines.
  • Prohibited nighttime employment of women and children.
  • Sickness and accident insurance for workers.

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How many miners were shot down at the Lena Goldfields in Siberia (1912); the workers held a strike due to long hours of low pay and the inhospitable conditions they worked in?

  • Around 200
  • Around 700
  • Around 1800
  • Around 500

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How many peasants migrated to Siberia, encouraged by government schemes from 1896; the peasant population being 97 million at the time?

  • 1.5 million
  • 3.5 million
  • 5.7 million
  • 7.4 million

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What was form of local government which among other things provided healthcare to the peasants?

  • Zemstvo
  • Kulaks
  • Mir
  • Khutor

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What event in the second half of the eighteen-century damaged the strength of the nobility; as the nobility had to transfer one-third of their land to the peasants?

  • Second Opium War (1856-1860)
  • Peasant Land Bank (1882)
  • Great Judicial Reform (1864)
  • Emancipation of the Serfs (1861)

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What is meant by ''redistributive taxation''?

  • Payments in goods or services.
  • A Russian measure of weight.
  • Nobility taxed for welfare benefits to the poor.
  • Fatherly duty to help the poor in times of need.

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Which of these social classes emerged towards the end of the nineteenth-century; they were normally part of the intelligentsia and many found themselves on the councils of the zemstva?

  • Middle Class
  • Clergy
  • Nobility
  • Peasantry

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What political and lobbying group was established in 1906, by professionals?

  • War Industry Committees
  • Association of Industry and Trade
  • Young Russia
  • The People's Will

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In December 1908, the First All-Russian Congress of ''who'' was attended by 1035 delegates in St. Petersburg?

  • Women
  • Workers
  • Peasants
  • Miners

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When were the tercentenary celebrations of the Romanov Dynasty; for the first time since 1905, the Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Tsarina Alexandra drove an open carriage through St. Petersburg?

  • 1913
  • 1914
  • 1915
  • 1916

 

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