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Alexander II Factual Test 1

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  • Q1
    What is Alexander II generally known as?
    Tsar Liberator
    Tsar Conspirator
    Tsar Philanderer
    Reactionary Tsar
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  • Q2
    What years did Alexander II rule Russia?
    1855-1894
    1855-1873
    1855-1881
    1855-1861
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  • Q3
    How large was the Russian Empire by 1855?
    1/3 of the total landmass
    1/5 of the total landmass
    1/2 of the total landmass
    1/6 of the total landmass
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  • Q4
    What name was given the frozen North of the Empire?
    Sandra
    Rundra
    Tundra
    Landra
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  • Q5
    What was the most fertile area of Russia?
    Blue Earth Region
    Black Earth Region
    Red Earth Region
    White Earth Region
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  • Q6
    What was the population of Russia in 1859?
    60 million
    50 million
    70 million
    80 million
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  • Q7
    What was a Serf?
    An industrial worker
    A migrant worker
    A free peasant
    A Peasant controlled by a landowner
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  • Q8
    What was the Mir
    The secret police
    A peasant prison
    A peasant Commune
    The local government
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  • Q9
    What was the main industry around St Petersburg in 1850s?
    Steel Mills
    Prostitution
    Printing
    Spinning Mills
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  • Q10
    20. What position did the Tsar have in the Orthodox Church?
    God's lieutenant on earth
    Head of the church
    Wrote their religious texts
    played the organ
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  • Q11
    How did the Russian Orthodox church differ from the Catholic European church?
    Celebrated on Thursday not Sunday
    Pope was not the head of the church
    Clerics in Russia did not cut their hair
    The Russians did not sing hymns
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  • Q12
    What percentage of people were members of the Orthodox Church?
    70%
    90%
    30%
    50%
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  • Q13
    What does autocratic mean?
    Absolute power over their people
    Rule without any advice
    Power over all of the poor people
    Rule without an army
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  • Q14
    What did the Imperial Council do?
    Local Council
    Advised the Tsar
    Ruled on behalf of the Tsar in the Empire
    Advised the Tsars wife
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  • Q15
    Who made up the Tsars Civil Service?
    The Peasants
    The army
    The nobles
    The Clerics
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  • Q16
    How were the regions of the empire ruled?
    A governor
    High ranking retired soldiers
    Tsars oversaw them
    The previous leader of each country before it was part of Russia
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  • Q17
    How long did the conscripts serve in the army in 1855?
    25 years
    6 years
    15 years
    9 years
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  • Q18
    Who were the Cossacks?
    Lowest ranking soldiers
    High ranking soldiers from St Petersburg
    Elite fighting Monks
    Top soldiers from the Don area
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  • Q19
    When was the Crimean war fought?
    1853-56
    1850-55
    1852-54
    1860-1862
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  • Q20
    What did the Westernisers desire?
    To build the empire further into the West
    Wear more cowboy hats
    Political and economic values from the West
    Kick out non-western people
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