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1. What two things did Witte do in 1987?

  • Put Russia on the gold standard and cancell the building of the Trans-Siberian railway
  • Put Russia on the gold standard and reduce working hours to 8.25
  • Put Russia on the gold standard and reduce working hours to 11.5
  • Nothing
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2. What did Witte do regarding peasants?

  • Freed them from the Mir
  • Heavily taxed them
  • Got rid of their taxes

3. How much of the industrial workforce was employed in the factories by 1900?

  • Over half
  • Two thirds
  • 98%
  • All of it
  • A quarter of it

4. What did the devaluation of the rouble do?

  • Aided converisons
  • Decreased the flow of foreign currency
  • Increased the flow of foreign currency
  • Crashed the economy

5. What was Witte's aims?

  • To bring Russia out of poverty
  • To make the economy stable enough to sustain Russia as a great power
  • To ensure that there was no more famines

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