Industrialisation in Russia 1881 - 1914

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Quiz on Industrialisation in Russia 1881 - 1914, created by jgermaney on 03/22/2015.

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Question 1

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True or False: The foundations for industrialisation had been layed out during Alexander IIs reign by Reutern and Bunge
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Bunge remained in office until 1886 during Alexander III's reign
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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In the years 1881 to 1886 Bunge managed to push through legislation of the restriction of child labour and reduced polling tax
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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in 1886 who was Bunge replaced by?
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  • Vyshnegradsky
  • Witte

Question 5

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Vyshnegradsky aimed to industrialise Russia with speed
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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There was a much needed boost in the economy and industrialisation was a clear answer to this
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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There wer certain problems with Industrialisation tick below all the correct and limiting attributes to the Russian industrialisation
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  • The Emancipation was supposed to have freed up peasants from theor land for factory work but most had remainded tied to the land
  • Agriculture was insufficient, it relied on communal and traditiona farming and peasants could not afford to impliment improvemnets or new farming technology to increase surplus'
  • There was no consume or internal market demand as 80% of the popullation in 1881 were peasants with no extra money to spend on consumer goods mostly due to ever increasing redemption payments
  • Communications were poor as Russia was huge and mostly frozen in 1866 Russia had 3000 miles of railway while Britan had 5 times this amount while only being approx. 1% of Rissias total surface area.
  • Overseas trade was limited as Russa had very little access to all year ports and most vecae frozen e.g. Archangel and Murmansk
  • The tax system was insufficient as it was only collected when needed not regularly
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