Back to quiz

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

  • 20%
  • 40%
  • 10%
  • 30%

7. Stolypin's illegal change of the voting system affected which Duma and how?

  • Second Duma (1907) to be weighted more towards the peasants
  • Fourth Duma (1912-1914) to be weighted more towards the gentry
  • Third Duma (1907-1912) to be weighted more towards the gentry
  • First Duma (1906) to be weighted more towards the gentry

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

  • 1892
  • 1891
  • 1890
  • 1889

9. the 1891 harvest caused how many deaths?

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

10. 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

11. Who increased indirect taxation?

  • Pyotr Stolypin
  • Ivan Vyshnegradsky
  • Sergei Witte

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

  • 1906-9
  • 1907-12
  • 1912-14

13. between 1881 and 1891 import duties increased by_ under Vyshnegradsky?

  • 16%
  • 18%
  • 22%
  • 20%

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

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

15. Who increased import taxes on foreign goods?

  • Pyotr Stolypin
  • Sergei Witte
  • Ivan Vyshnegradsky