6th Grade: Recall Your Memory By Taking This World History Quiz!

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King Louis XVI was on the throne at the time of the French Revolution. The peasants were ruled by local lords, to whom they had to pay taxes. There was discontent amongst the peasants as there had been bad harvests and rising food prices. Do you know much about the French Revolution?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name for the outdated and unfair system of rule in France?
    • A. 

      Ancien Regime

    • B. 

      Mal Politique

    • C. 

      Systeme Gauche

    • D. 

      Vieux Ordre

  • 2. 
    The French Revolution began in which year?
    • A. 

      1781

    • B. 

      1784

    • C. 

      1789

    • D. 

      1792

  • 3. 
    Who was King of France at that time?
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Louis XV

    • C. 

      Louis XVI

    • D. 

      Louis XVIII

  • 4. 
    Louis XVI is best described as what type of ruler?
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Convolute

    • C. 

      Dissolute

    • D. 

      Resolute

  • 5. 
    The French Revolution was inspired by which event?
    • A. 

      The American War of Independence

    • B. 

      The Gunpowder Plot

    • C. 

      The Peasants' Revolt

    • D. 

      The Seven Years' War

  • 6. 
    How many 'Estates' was France divided into?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    What was the First Estate?
    • A. 

      The Church

    • B. 

      The nobility

    • C. 

      The peasants

    • D. 

      The Royal Family

  • 8. 
    Which of the following groups of people were not part of the Third Estate?
    • A. 

      Landless labourers

    • B. 

      Professional people

    • C. 

      The nobility

    • D. 

      Town workers

  • 9. 
    Who was the wife of Louis XVI?
    • A. 

      Marie Angelique

    • B. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • C. 

      Marie Helene

    • D. 

      Marie Therese

  • 10. 
    Louis thought he was God's servant and so ruled by .......
    • A. 

      Biblical Authority

    • B. 

      Blessed Intervention

    • C. 

      Divine Right

    • D. 

      Holy Powers

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