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Moscow is the capital and the most populous city of Russia. As one of the largest cities in the world, it has served as the center of Russian politics, culture, science, and religion since 1147, when it was founded by Prince Yuri Dolgoruky. Since then, it has experienced a tumultuous history, with major political and economic changes, as well as various wars and earthquakes. It is now the most populous city in all of Europe and a major hub for international business and tourism. Moscow is home to some of the world's most famous sites, including the Kremlin, Red Square, Bolshoi Theatre, and St. Basil's Cathedral. From its vibrant nightlife to its colorful neighborhoods and impressive skyline, Moscow offers something for everyone. To learn more about this amazing city, take a trivia quiz about Moscow!

1) What was the original name of the city of Moscow?

  • Moskovia
  • Moskva
  • Mihail
  • Belgorod

2) What is the height of the Ostankino Tower, a television and radio tower in Moscow?

  • 144 meters
  • 540 meters
  • 900 meters
  • 1200 meters

3) Which is the oldest Metro line in Moscow?

  • Zamoskvoretskaya
  • Sokolnicheskaya
  • Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya
  • Koltsevaya

4) What is the iconic architectural style of buildings in Moscow known as?

  • Russian Baroque
  • Traditional Islamic
  • St Petersburg Gothic
  • Moscow Modernism

5) What is the name of one of the most famous cathedrals in Moscow?

  • St. Vladimir's Cathedral
  • St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Church of the Transfiguration
  • Cathedral of Christ the Savior

6) What is the name of Moscow's film festival that was established in 1935?

  • Moscow International Film Festival
  • Moscow Film Festival
  • Moscow Cinematic Festival
  • Moscow International Cinematic Festival

7) Which bridge is commonly known as the 'Kissing Bridge' in Moscow?

  • Novospassky Bridge
  • Krutitsky Bridge
  • Nikol'sky Bridge
  • Bol'shoi Moskvoretsky Bridge

8) What is the name of the fountain in Manezhnaya Square in Moscow?

  • Lubyanka Fountain
  • Dvortsovaya Fountain
  • Gostiniy Dvor Fountain
  • Stone Flower Fountain

9) What is the name of a popular street in Moscow considered to have some of the most beautiful buildings in the city?

  • Tverskaya Street
  • New Arbat Street
  • Vozdvizhenka Street
  • Stoleshnikov Lane

10) What is the name of the oldest and most famous public garden in Moscow?

  • The Kremlin Gardens
  • The Red Garden
  • Timiryazev Garden
  • Gorky Park

11) What is the area of Moscow known as the 'heart' of the city?

  • New Arbat
  • Tverskoy
  • Krasnaya Presnya
  • Kitay-Gorod

12) What is the name of the monument that stands at the center of Lubyanka Square in Moscow?

  • Monument to the Defenders of the Motherland
  • Monument to the Heroes of the Great Patriotic War
  • Monument to the Revolutionary Fighters
  • Monument to the Unknown Soldier

13) What is the name of the Central Museum of Moscow located in the Kremlin?

  • State Historical Museum
  • Kremlin Armoury Museum
  • Pushkin State Museum
  • Moscow State Museum

14) What is the name of the equestrian statue of Tsar Alexander III located in the Alexander Garden in Moscow?

  • Monument to Peter the Great
  • Monument to Alexander I
  • Monument to Alexander II
  • Monument to Alexander III

15) What is the name of the largest mosque in Europe located in Moscow?

  • Cathedral Mosque
  • Grand Mosque
  • Moscow Cathedral Mosque
  • Cathedral of the Moslem Faith

16) What is the name of the oldest existing zoo in Russia, located in Moscow?

  • Moscow Zoo
  • Prioksko-Terrasny Nature Reserve
  • Moscow Winter Zoo
  • St. Petersburg Zoo

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