• How well do you know your country?
1 The full name of the country is
a) Russia b) the Russian Federation c) the Russian Republic
2 The capital city Moscow is more than
a) 650 b) 750 c), 850 years old
3 The population of Moscow is about
a) 6 million b)i 9 million c) 12 million
4 It takes
a) 4 b) 7 c) 10
days to travel from Moscow to Vladivostok by train
5 The second largest city in Russia is
a) Sochi b)t St Petersburg c) Krasnoyarsk
6 The second coldest city in the world, situated on the Lena river, is
a) Yakutsk b) Vladivostok c) Ekaterinburg
7 The city which was destroyed during the Second World and represented the furthest point of the German advance is
a) Nizhny Novgorod b) Astrakhan c) Volgograd
8 A major port and naval base on Russia's Pacific coast is
a) Murmansk b) Vladivostok c) Kaliningrad
9 The largest lake in Europe is situated in Russia.
a) Baikal b) Chudskoe с) Ladoga
10 The Urals cross the country from
a) north to south b) east to west c) Novosibirsk to Magadan
11 The Far East of Russia is rich in
a) wheat b) fruit c) seafood
12 Russia gains access to the Mediterranean Sea through
a) the Aral Sea b) the Caspian Sea c) the Black Sea
13 The huge forests that cover southern Siberia are called
a) the tundra b) the taiga c) the steppe
14 Russia's only Baltic port that remains ice-free all year round is
a) Murmansk b) St Petersburg c) Kaliningrad
15 Russia lies across
a)5 b)9 c)11
1-5 right answers: There is a danger you will find yourself in Siberia in a swimsuit looking for a sunny beach in winter. It may look a bit strange. Try to be more interested in your country. You'll learn a lot of fantastic things!
6-9 right answers: A good start! Try to learn something more about the country you live in!
10-15 right answers: You definitely have excellent marks in geography! But don't forget there is always something new to learn.