That showed geographical dictation?
The test was conducted anonymously in all cities of the Russian Federation.
The purpose of this event was to identify geographic literacy. Created multiple versions of the exam, each type consisted of 30 tasks.
The first part of questions was devoted to General topics in geography. The task of the second section showed, the Russians know the exact location of objects on the map. The third part was related to literature. Subjects were asked to learn the names of cities, rivers and lakes after reading the piece of artwork.
The results showed that young people know the geography much worse than the older generation. The Russian geographical society will take into account the results of the dictation in the preparation of training manuals.