Moscow City Quiz

This quiz will test you knowledge about Moscow.
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Seven gothic skyscrapers tower over Moscow. They are known as Stalin's what?

Sisters

Lovers

Giants

Helpers

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What public institution used to occupy the site of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in central Moscow?

Swimming pool

Wedding Palace

Canteen

Library

The Moskva Pool was, for a time, the world's largest open air swimming pool.

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What year was this?

1980

The 1980 Summer Olympics were held in Moscow.

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Moscows deepest metro station has Europe's longest escalators. What's its name?

Park Pobedy

Kuznetskiy most

Park Kultury

Prospekt Mira

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After what Soviet politician was the New Arbat avenue originally named?

Kalinin

Molotov

Malenkov

Bulganin

The New Arbat Avenue assumed its current name in 1994.

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By the Red Square, opposite to the Kremlin, lies a famous glass-roofed department store. What's its name?

GUM

TsUM

Detsky Mir

Okhotny Ryad

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What is the name of this cluster of mordern skyscrapers?

Moscow International Business Center

Moscow River Commercial District

Pan-Inter-Continental Trade Center

Trans-European District of Commerce

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What tsar ordered the construction of St Basil's cathedral?

Ivan the Terrible

Catherine the Great

Peter the Great

Vasily the Dark

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In what year did this event take place?

1812

1942

1237

1571

The Fire of Moscow happened during the French occupation in 1812.

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Just a stone's throw from the Kremlin. This was once the largest hotel in the world. What was its name?

Rossiya

Sovietsky

Metropol

Ukraina

Now demolished, it was surpassed in size by the Excalibur in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1990.

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Who is this famous long-running former mayor of Moscow?

Luzhkov

Popov

Sobyanin

Gorbachev

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What organization used to reside in this building known as Lubyanka?

KGB

Politburo

Duma

Supreme Soviet

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Which is the innermost of Moscow's ring roads?

The Boulevard Ring

The Garden Ring

The Moscow Automobile Ring Road (MKAD)

The Third Ring Road

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