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

  • 1890
  • 1892
  • 1891
  • 1889

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

  • 1906-9
  • 1907-12
  • 1912-14

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

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

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

  • 1906
  • 1907
  • 1911
  • 1908

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

  • 16%
  • 20%
  • 18%
  • 22%

11. 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

12. Who increased import taxes on foreign goods?

  • Pyotr Stolypin
  • Sergei Witte
  • Ivan Vyshnegradsky

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

  • 30%
  • 40%
  • 20%
  • 10%

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

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

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

  • 1891
  • 1892
  • 1893
  • 1894