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Question 1: The liberal politicians who stood behind the 1861 manifesto - Nikolay Milyutin, Alexei Strol'man and Yakov Rostovtsev - also recognized that their country was one of a few remaining feudal states in ________.
BalkansWestern EuropeEastern EuropeEurope

Question 2: The pitiful display by Russian forces in the ________ left the government acutely aware of the empire's backwardness.
Russian Civil WarCrimean WarGreat Northern WarRusso-Turkish War (1877–1878)

Question 3: Despite this the land was not owned by the mir; the land was the legal property of the 100,000 or so land-owners (________) and the inhabitants, as serfs, were not allowed to leave the property where they were born.
Russian EmpirePrinceBaronRussian nobility

Question 4: "The Peasant Reform of 1861") was the first and most important of liberal reforms effected during the reign of ________.
Alexander II of RussiaAlexander III of RussiaNicholas I of RussiaAlexander I of Russia

Question 5: ________ was a land of peasants, which made up at least 80% of the population[citation needed].
Golden HordeRussian EmpireOttoman EmpireBritish Empire

Question 6: In ________, serfdom had been abolished before it became Russian (by Napoleon in 1807).
November UprisingCongress PolandWarsawPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Question 7: Serfdom was abolished in the Governorate of Estonia in 1816, in ________ in 1817, and in Livonia in 1819.
Livonian peopleCourlandBaltic SeaLatvia


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