Byzantine influence can be seen in Russian literature because:
a. the Russians allowed only literature from the Byzantine Empire into the country
b. educated Russians read all the Greek classics
c. the Russians translated Greek and religious texts into Russian
d. Russians following the Eastern Orthodox religion read only religious texts
Which statement best states the Russian duke's view of the Mongols?
A. The Mongols were interested only in plunder and treasure but not in controlling Russian territory.
B.The Mongols used horse-mounted warfare and gunpowder to completely overpower and destroy enemies.
C. The Russians had been fooled by rumors of Mongol atrocities.
D. The Russians lost because they were inexperienced in warfare.
Rewrite the paragraph on the following page, adding or deleting commas in order to correct sentences that are incorrectly punctuated. If a sentence is already correct, write .
EXAMPLE: Do you know what the second-largest, Russian city is? Do you know what the second-largest Russian city is?
The German name of the capital was kept for two centuries but in 1914 was Russianized to Petrograd by Czar Nicholar II.
Derive the conclusion of the following arguments. Use conditional proof or indirect proof as needed. There are at most two scientists in the laboratory. At least two scientists in the laboratory are Russians. No Russians are Chinese. Therefore, if Norene is a Chinese scientist, then she is not in the laboratory. (Sx: x is a scientist; Lx: x is in the laboratory; Rx: x is Russian; Cx: x is Chinese; n: Norene)
When Marlow asks what Kurtz had traded for ivory, what does the Russian reply?
a) The Russian explains that Kurtz had traded his soul for ivory.
b) The Russian states that Kurtz had exchanged European goods for ivory.
c) The Russian reveals that Kurtz had traded ivory for precious gems.
d) The Russian says that Kurtz had not traded for ivory; he had taken it by force.
The following passage contains mistakes in capitalization, grammar, and punctuation. Read the passage. Then answer the following questions. Mark your answers on a separate sheet of paper. (1) About a third of Kazakhstan's people are Ethnic Russians. (2) Kazakh and Russian—both official languages. (3) Many ethnic Kazakh's grow up speaking Russian at home and they have to learn Kazakh in school today. Rewrite line 2 to make it a complete sentence.
Russia has recently begun a push for stricter smoking regulations, similar to those in Western countries, regarding cigarette advertising, smoking in public places, and other issues. The Russia DATAfile contains sample data on Russian smoking habits that are consistent with those reported by The Wall Street Journal (The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2012). Using Excel, analyse the data and respond to the following questions. a. Produce a point estimate as well as a confidence interval for the proportion of Russians who smoke. b. Create a point estimate and a confidence interval for a Russian's mean annual per capita consumption (number of cigarettes). c. For those Russians who do smoke, estimate the number of cigarettes smoked per day.
Why did the rulers of Kievan Russia reject western European religious and political models?
a. The invasions of the Norse had alienated Kiev from all things European.
b. Western European monarchs repeatedly tried to invade the Russian heartland, creating strong resentment.
c. Orthodox Christianity spread to Kiev from Constantinople, and Russian trade ties were to the south and east.
d. The Khazars had conquered Kiev, forcing the Russians to convert to Judaism and swear allegiance to the Khazar dual kings.
The following passage contains mistakes in capitalization, grammar, and punctuation. Read the passage. Then answer the following questions. Mark your answers on a separate sheet of paper. (1) About a third of Kazakhstan's people are Ethnic Russians. (2) Kazakh and Russian—both official languages. (3) Many ethnic Kazakh's grow up speaking Russian at home and they have to learn Kazakh in school today. Which sentence contains incorrect capitalization? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. None of them