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Quiz on Peter the Great and the Modernization of Russia

The following questions are based on the article: Peter the Great and the Modernization of Russia.
1. What was the only major sea port in Russia before the reign of Peter the Great? It was on the White Sea.
Leningrad
Moscow
Archangel
Poltava

2. What is the fear of foreigners and outside influences called? The Russian population in the time of Peter were said to be sorely afflicted with this fear.
Arachnophobia
Xenophobia
Francophilia
Vertigo

3. What was the leader of Russia called?
Czar
Metropolitan
King
Imperator

4. What was the name of the troops that guarded Moscow and the Kremlin?
The Praetorian Guard
The Preobrazhenski Guard
The Cossacks
The Streltsi

5. When Peter the Great returned from his grand tour of Europe, what did he make the nobles do?
shave and cut their sleeves
eat pirogies
give up their land
kiss his ring

6. Peter created a governing council of nine members to rule when he was absent from the capital on military maneuvers. What was this group called?
The Estates General
The Polit Bureau
The Senate
The Boyars

7. What victory over Charles XII of Sweeden allowed Peter the Great to finally win a warm water port, a place to build a new capital?
Battle of Narva
Battle of Balaclava
Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of Poltava

8. What was the name of this new port where Peter would build a huge city?
Novgorod
Petersburg
Archangel
Port Arthur


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