Peter the Great: His Life and World Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Robert K. Massie
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Old Muscovy, Chapters 7-11.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Peter's passion for sailing began when he and his tutor found, refurbished, and took a boat out on what lake?
(a) Pavlovsk.
(b) Pervomaysk.
(c) Pleschev.
(d) Preobrazhenskoe.

2. Sophia surveyed the plight of women in 17th-century Russia and ______________in particular.
(a) Peasant women.
(b) Female students, housed in a school "terem."
(c) Royal sisters.
(d) Women serfs.

3. In Chapter 9, Peter was shown enjoying his freedom for how many more years?
(a) Three.
(b) Seven.
(c) One.
(d) Five.

4. During the period when Peter built a warship, endangered himself with war games and fireworks, and ignored the Kremlin, what almost took his life?
(a) Yellow fever.
(b) Dysentery.
(c) Hepatitis.
(d) Malaria.

5. Upset by Sophia, whom did the boyars rally around?
(a) The Natalyas.
(b) The Naryshkins.
(c) The Nesterovs.
(d) The Nerchinks.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Peter lived openly in the German suburb among foreigners, which three important friends did he make?

2. Chapter 5 provided background on the "Old Believers" revolt against ritual reforms in the church that dated from ___________.

3. For how many years was Anna Mons the mistress of Peter?

4. Eudoxia Lopukhina bore Peter __________ before they were estranged.

5. The foes that surrounded Orthodox Russia included Sweden, Poland, the Ottoman Empire, and which other enemy?

(see the answer key)

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