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6. Witte put Russia on the Gold Standard in what year?

  • 1893
  • 1895
  • 1897
  • 1887

7. the 1891 harvest caused how many deaths?

  • 350,000
  • 300,000
  • 3,000
  • 5,000

8. In which year did import duties reduce to 33% under Vyshnegradsky?

  • 1891
  • 1892
  • 1893
  • 1894

9. Who cut interest rates on peasant loans and in what year?

  • Stolypin in 1912
  • Witte in 1902
  • Witte in 1894
  • Witte in 1898

10. Who increased import taxes on foreign goods?

  • Sergei Witte
  • Ivan Vyshnegradsky
  • Pyotr Stolypin

11. Rural unrest under Witte occurred in which years?

  • 1897 and 1903
  • 1901 and 1902
  • 1903 and 1904

12. debts caused by foreign loans took what percentage of Russia's annual budget under Witte?

  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 20%
  • 40%

13. The Russian budget was in surplus in what year under Vyshnegradsky?

  • 1889
  • 1891
  • 1892
  • 1890

14. foreign capital rose...

  • from 40 million roubles 1893-6 to 144 million roubles 1897-1900
  • from 40 million roubles 1894-5 to 144 million roubles 1896-1900
  • from 40 million roubles 1893-6 to 120 million roubles 1897-1900

15. In which years did Stolypin hang 'Tsar opposers'?

  • 1906-9
  • 1907-12
  • 1912-14