Saint Petersburg: Quiz


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Question 1: In 1996, Vladimir Yakovlev was elected as head of the ________.
Saint Petersburg City AdministrationMikhail ManevichVladimir PutinValentina Matviyenko

Question 2:
Where is Saint Petersburg?
Saint Petersburg
Fort Ann

Question 3: [24] The ________ was one of the longest, most destructive, and most lethal sieges of major cities in modern history.
Operation BarbarossaSiege of LeningradEastern Front (World War II)Battle of Narva (1944)

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did Saint Petersburg have?
Elections in New South Wales

Question 5: He named the city after his patron saint, ________, the apostle.
Saint PeterJohn the ApostleCatholic ChurchChristianity in the 1st century

Question 6: But four years later, in 1732, under Empress Anna of Russia, Saint Petersburg again became the capital of the ________ and remained the seat of the government for 186 years.
Russian EmpireBritish EmpireGolden HordeOttoman Empire

Question 7: It hosts one of two campuses of ________.
RussiaSaint Petersburg State UniversityLomonosov Moscow State UniversityEstonia

Question 8: Soil moisture is almost always high because of lower ________ due to the cool climate.
EvapotranspirationEvaporationPrecipitation (meteorology)Water

Question 9: The ________, North of the city, is a popular resort area.
Viipuri ProvinceKarelian IsthmusFinlandContinuation War

Question 10: Saint Petersburg has international railway connections to Helsinki, Finland, ________, Germany, and all former republics of the USSR.

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