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

  • 16%
  • 18%
  • 22%
  • 20%

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

  • 1892
  • 1891
  • 1890
  • 1889

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

  • 1912-14
  • 1906-9
  • 1907-12

9. 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

10. foreign capital rose...

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

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

  • 1894
  • 1891
  • 1893
  • 1892

12. the 1891 harvest caused how many deaths?

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

13. Who increased indirect taxation?

  • Ivan Vyshnegradsky
  • Sergei Witte
  • Pyotr Stolypin

14. Rural unrest under Witte occurred in which years?

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

15. In which year did Stolypin allow peasants to more freely in and out of the Mir?

  • 1906
  • 1908
  • 1907
  • 1911