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

Robert K. Massie
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, The Great Northern War, Chapters 22-27.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What observation could be made about Peter given that he enjoyed Mock-Synod celebrations at Christmas and before Lent, stood with troops rather than the Patriarch at Epiphany when the Moscow River is blessed, and ended executions with bodies being buried as Lent begins?
(a) Peter's moods swang unpredictably.
(b) Peter's reasoning was systematic.
(c) Peter's actions were predictable.
(d) Peter's exploits were well thought out.

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

3. Chapter 21 reflected Peter was back at his highest priority, finding in his shipyards any waste, shortages, or ________.
(a) Sullen workers.
(b) Punishable activities.
(c) Rewardable efforts.
(d) New ideas.

4. Chapter 20 drew heavily on accounts by an Austrian named ______________________who depicts Peter partying as the events in the previous chapters unfold.
(a) Johann-Georg Korb.
(b) Bernhard Victor Schmidt.
(c) Georg-Johann Korb.
(d) Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.

5. After his mother died, Peter returned to Archangel, launched a ship, almost drowned on another, and took delivery and command of a warship built where?
(a) Finland.
(b) Holland.
(c) Poland.
(d) Sweden.

Short Answer Questions

1. After serfs and peasants were drafted by the thousands for unskilled shipbuilding labor, what work moved swiftly despite what?

2. What was the result of Golitsyn's encounter with the Khan of the Crimea?

3. When Fedor died in 1682 without an heir, the choice was between Peter and ____________.

4. How many Dutch specialists and officers did the "Great Embassy" send to Russia?

5. Since Peter needed a more systematic approach to naval concerns, he visited England. How long was he in England?

(see the answer key)

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