Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What faith does Nicholas' fiancee have to convert to in order to marry him?
2. Taxes on the sale of vodka contribute to the government _______________.
3. What happens to the Bishop of St. Petersburg when he tries to investigate Rasputin's immoral behavior?
4. What beneficial effect does Alexandra believe Rasputin has on Alexis?
5. What does the Tsar change the name of St. Petersburg to on August 31, 1914?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Alexis suffers a nosebleed and Rasputin is sent for, what does Rasputin do when he arrives and what happens afterward?
2. What happens on March 18, 1917, that prompts Alexandra to burn much of her correspondence?
3. How are the Romanovs lured to their deaths, and who tells them they were going to die? How long after the announcement of their impending death are the Romanovs killed?
4. Under the 'protection' of Captain Kotzebue's revolutionaries, how are the Romanovs treated at first?
5. Why do Tsar Alexander and Empress Marie want Nicholas to marry Princess Helene of France instead of Alix of Hesse?
6. What secret information is found in Alexandra's papers after the abdication? Who is authorized to have copies of this information?
7. When World War I begins, the Tsar is reluctant to become involved because Russia is not prepared for war. Why is Russia not prepared for war?
8. In the Russian system of autocracy, to whom is the Tsar responsible?
9. After visiting Rasputin for an illness, what conclusion does Felix Yussoupov draw about him?
10. How is Queen Victoria believed to have become a carrier of the hemophilia gene?
Explain and analyze why, although there are people who want, and indeed try, to help the Romanovs escape, nothing ever comes to fruition. Use the text as backup.
Analyze and demonstrate how Nicholas' agreement to the Imperial Manifesto and the establishment of the Duma (Russia's Parliament) both enable the revolutionaries and hasten the collapse of the Russian monarchy. Use the text to support your arguments.
Compare and contrast the narrative's description, in chapter 5, of Nicholas' and Alexandra's attitudes about the coronation day and analyze whether or not these attitudes (Alexandra's in particular) foreshadow how they deal with later problems in their personal as well as political lives. Use the text to support your arguments.
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