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decademy Dont just memorize. Learn. RUSSIA Super Quiz Relay 1 Slide 2 decademy Super Quiz 1 Varsity 7 Slide 3 1. All of the following are true of the nomenklatura EXCEPT that they a.were a professional class of politicians and bureaucrats b.drew extraordinary salaries from the state c.promoted their personal welfare and interests over those of the Communist Party d.came about after the Bolshevik Revolution e.took risks, often implementing forward-thinking policies Slide 4 1. All of the following are true of the nomenklatura EXCEPT that they e.took risks, often implementing forward-thinking policies (USSRG 74,2,3) Slide 5 2. Which United States president set the goal of creating a permanently manned space station within the decade? a.Dwight Eisenhower b.Ronald Reagan c.John Kennedy d.Gerald Ford e.Richard Nixon Slide 6 2. Which United States president set the goal of creating a permanently manned space station within the decade? b.Ronald Reagan (USRG 90,1,0) Slide 7 3. Tchaikovsky was BEST known for his a.operas b.ballets c.folk songs d.symphonies e.concertos Slide 8 3. Tchaikovsky was BEST known for his d.symphonies (UMRG 67,1,3) Slide 9 4. In Doctor Zhivago, Lara is often compared to a rowan tree; what part of her does Yury specifically compare to the tree? a.her legs b.her eyes c.her torso d.her mouth e.her arms Slide 10 4. In Doctor Zhivago, Lara is often compared to a rowan tree; what part of her does Yury specifically compare to the tree? e.her arms (Doctor Zhivago) Slide 11 5. Leonid Lamm was heavily influenced by which of the following movements? a.Art Nouveau and Pop Art b.Sots Art and Rayonism c.Art Nouveau and Sots Art d.Rayonism and Art Nouveau e.Pop Art and Sots Art Slide 12 5. Leonid Lamm was heavily influenced by which of the following movements? e.Pop Art and Sots Art (UARG 102,1,3) Slide 13 6. What are the two main categories of market failures? a.externalities, oligopolies b.monopolies, public goods c.public goods, externalities d.monopolies, externalities e.oligopolies, monopolies Slide 14 6. What are the two main categories of market failures? c.public goods, externalities (UERG 48,1,4) Slide 15 decademy Super Quiz 1 Varsity 8 Slide 16 1. When did the U.S.S.R. officially dissolve, leaving the space program largely to Russia? a.1987 b.1989 c.1991 d.1993 e.1995 Slide 17 1. When did the U.S.S.R. officially dissolve, leaving the space program largely to Russia? c.1991 (USRG 94,2,2) Slide 18 2. The Warsaw Pact culminated in non- violent revolutions in all of the following countries EXCEPT a.Albania b.Bulgaria c.Czechoslovakia d.Poland e.Romania Slide 19 2. The Warsaw Pact culminated in non- violent revolutions in all of the following countries EXCEPT e.Romania (USSRG 83,1,1; 108,2,0) Slide 20 3. Which of the following people famously sported a collarless peasant shirt, reflecting the narodnik philosophy? a.Leo Tolstoy b.Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov c.Mikhail Glinka d.Savva Mamontov e.Johann Gottfried Slide 21 3. Which of the following people is an example of the narodnik philosophy at work, famously sporting a collarless peasant shirt? a.Leo Tolstoy (UMRG 49,1,1) Slide 22 4. Which of the following cases is the BEST current example of rent seeking in the American economy? a.tariffs on foreign-made tires imported from China b.government support for domestic sugar producers c.taxes on smokers to pay for anti-smoking campaigns d.housing supports for the bottom 20% of Americans e.government programs offering low loan rates to prospective home buyers Slide 23 4. Which of the following cases is the BEST current example of rent seeking in the American economy? b.government support for domestic sugar producers (UERG 55,1,5) Slide 24 5. In After the Dance, what about Varinkas father does Ivan particularly notice? a.his gloves b.his hands c.his sword d.his boots e.his shoulders Slide 25 5. In After the Dance, what about Varinkas father does Ivan particularly notice? d.his boots (ULRG 73,2,1) Slide 26 6. Which of the following artists was NOT involved in making collages or combines? a.Picasso b.Rauschenberg c.Braque d.Cornell e.Matisse Slide 27 6. Which of the following artists was NOT involved in making collages or combines? e.Matisse (UARG 27,1,4) Slide 28 decademy Super Quiz 1 Varsity 9 Slide 29 1. All of the following are currently main political parties in Russia EXCEPT a.Fair Russia b.United Russia c.The Peoples Socialist Party of Russia d.The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia e.The Communist Party of the Russian Federation Slide 30 1. All of the following are currently main political parties in Russia EXCEPT c.The Peoples Socialist Party of Russia (USSRG 93) Slide 31 2. Which architect or architects designed St. Vasily the Blessed? a.Montferrand b.Veltin and Mothe c.Toidze d.Rastrelli e.Postnik and Barma Slide 32 2. Which architect or architects designed St. Vasily the Blessed? e.Postnik and Barma (UARG 50,1,2) Slide 33 3. Rimsky-Korsakov created the Risky- Korsakov scale, a scale in which semitones and tones alternate, which survives to the present day in jazz music, and is known as the a.pentatonic scale b.whole-tone scale c.nonatonic scale d.chromatic scale e.octatonic scale Slide 34 3. Rimsky-Korsakov created the Risky- Korsakov scale, a scale in which semitones and tones alternate, which survives to the present day in jazz music, and is known as the e.octatonic scale (UMRG 59,2,2) Slide 35 4. Which American was the first to see a sunrise and sunset from space? a.Scott Carpenter b.Neil Armstrong c.John Glenn d.Buzz Aldrin e.Wally Schirra Slide 36 4. Which American was the first to see a sunrise and sunset from space? c.John Glenn (USRG 62,1,2) Slide 37 5. According the Language and Literature Guide, Yury Zhivago is BEST paralleled by which of the following epic heroes? a.Dante b.Beowulf c.Odysseus d.Faustus e.Aeneas Slide 38 5. According the Language and Literature Guide, Yury Zhivago is BEST paralleled by which of the following epic heroes? c.Odysseus (ULRG 49,2,3) Slide 39 6. Which of the following cases would NOT increase Americas GDP for 2007? a.Volkswagen, a German firm, produces a car in Kentucky in 2007. b.A lawyer argues a case from 2005-2007 and is paid every month. c.A family purchases a new home in 2007. d.A car is produced in 2006 but not sold until 2007. e.A basket of tomatoes is sold to customers at a farmers market in 2007. Slide 40 6. Which of the following cases would NOT increase Americas GDP for 2007? d.A car is produced in 2006 but not sold until 2007. (UERG: 65,1,1 67,1,0) Slide 41 decademy Super Quiz 1 Scholastic 4 Slide 42 1. Mass times exhaust velocity is equal to a.force b.acceleration c.thrust d.propellant e.thermal energy Slide 43 1. Mass times exhaust velocity is equal to c.thrust (USRG 21,1,4) Slide 44 2. Which of the following is an example of a protyazhnaya song? a.Song of the Volga Boatmen b.Kamarinskaya c.Akh ty step d.Prometheus e.Petrushka Slide 45 2. Which of the following is an example of a protyazhnaya song? c.Akh ty step (UMRG 39,2,1) Slide 46 3. Chechylin designed all of the following works EXCEPT a.Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building b.Rossiya Hotel c.Moskva Pool d.Palace of the Soviets e.Zaradye skyscraper Slide 47 3. Chechylin designed all of the following works EXCEPT d.Palace of the Soviets (UARG 98,1,1-2) Slide 48 4. In Doctor Zhivago, Yury has a dream in which he is drowning which of the following characters? a.Tonya b.Liberius c.Sasha d.Lara e.Yevgraf Slide 49 4. In Doctor Zhivago, Yury has a dream in which he is drowning which of the following characters? c.Sasha (Doctor Zhivago Ch. 13) Slide 50 5. Suppose a market exists for turnips. If the supply curve is elastic and demand is perfectly inelastic, a tax implemented on the sale of turnips will a.impact consumers more than producers b.only affect consumers c.impact producers more than consumers d.impact both consumers and producers equally e.only affect producers Slide 51 5. Suppose a market exists for turnips. If the supply curve is elastic and demand is perfectly inelastic, a tax implemented on the sale of turnips will b.only affect consumers (UERG 33, box) Slide 52 6. According to Marx, societys social, political, and cultural institutions are known collectively as the a.base b.inheritance c.superstructure d.synthesis e.center Slide 53 6. According to Marx, societys social, political, and cultural institutions are known collectively as the c.superstructure (USSRG 53,2,1) Slide 54 decademy Super Quiz 1 Scholastic 5 Slide 55 1. How many citizens were killed in the 3- year siege of Leningrad? a.1 million b.1.5 million c.2 million d.2.5 million e.3 million Slide 56 1. How many citizens were killed in the 3- year siege of Leningrad? b.1.5 million (UMRG 90,2,2) Slide 57 2. All of the following tsars were considered reactionary EXCEPT a.Paul I b.Nicholas I c.Alexander II d.Alexander III e.Nicholas II Slide 58 2. All of the following tsars were considered reactionary EXCEPT c.Alexander II (USSRG 37, 2, figure) Slide 59 3. In Doctor Zhivago, which character is implicitly compared to his dog? a.Komarovsky b.Samdevyatov c.Yevgraf Zhivago d.Strelnikov e.Pogorevshikh Slide 60 3. In Doctor Zhivago, which character is implicitly compared to his dog? a.Komarovsky (Dr. Zhivago) Slide 61 4. Which of the following artists created Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge? a.Chagall b.Lissitzky c.Tatlin d.Malevich e.Lamm Slide 62 4. Which of the following artists created Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge? b.Lissitzky (UARG 97,2,2) Slide 63 5. The United States has entered a recession. Which of the following statements is a normative judgment of the situation? a.The unemployment rate will increase to 8% in the next 24 months. b.Real GDP has decreased 10% in the last year. c.Those at the lower ends of the income spectrum will be hurt more by the recession. d.Gasoline prices will decrease 10-15% unless the country institutes price contr