Peter the Great: His Life and World Short Answer Test - Answer Key

Robert K. Massie
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Short Answer Questions Key

1. Chapter 1 described Moscow in what period?

The 1670s.

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


3. Tsar Alexis is described as what type of ruler?


4. When was Peter born?

May 30, 1672.

5. At what age did Peter lose his father?


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

Fedor's physically-challenged brother, Ivan.

7. In Chapter 3, who was Sophia?


8. Sophia surveyed the plight of women in 17th-century Russia and ______________in particular.

Royal sisters.

9. How did Sophia use Fedor's funeral to break tradition?

Mourned, raged publicly.

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