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Question 1: In 1842 he took part in the General Chernyshyov expedition in ________ and served with the dragoons until 1848.
ChuvashiaDagestanBashkortostanIngushetia

Question 2: He worked as a Russian diplomat in Paris, Rome and ________; stayed two years in Munich.
ConstantinopleByzantine EmpireHagia SophiaByzantine navy

Question 3: He built a theater there, ________ the Tbilisi Sioni Cathedral, and restored frescoes of the old Georgian cathedrals, including the Betania monastery.
FrescoFlorenceItalyRome

Question 4: Grigory Gagarin was born in ________ to the noble Rurikid princely Gagarin family.
Leningrad OblastMoscowSaint PetersburgRussia

Question 5: In 1848-1855 he lived in ________ serving under Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov.
BakuAnkaraNicosiaTbilisi

Question 6: He received a few orders for bravery and the military ranges of Rittmeister and ________.
ColonelSecond LieutenantCaptain (land)Lieutenant Colonel

Question 7: In 1841 Lermontov was killed on a ________, but Gagarin continued his military service.
DuelHawaiiUnited StatesLouisiana

Question 8: [3] He also became close to the opposition Circle of Sixteen and ________.
Mikhail LermontovAlexander PushkinVasily ZhukovskyMikhail Glinka

Question 9: As the Vice President of the Academy Gagarin supported the "Byzantine style" (________).
Konstantin ThonRenaissance Revival architectureByzantine Revival architectureRussian Revival architecture

Question 10: In 1832 he returned to Saint Petersburg, became acquainted with ________ and illustrated his works The Queen of Spades and The Tale of Tsar Saltan.
Mikhail LermontovVasily ZhukovskyMikhail GlinkaAlexander Pushkin







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