Test Your Knowledge About Yellow Vest Riots!

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Test Your Knowledge About Yellow Vest Riots!

The Yellow Vest Riots is one of the most shocking mass protests in history. This protest was started by French nationals to show their unhappiness to the unfavorable economic state they found themselves. Additionally, the majority of protesters in the riot were observed to be in a yellow uniform to better stress their grievances. Do you know about this movement? Then Take the Quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the demonstrations start?
    • A. 

      17 Decemeber 2018

    • B. 

      12 May 2018

    • C. 

      12 January 2018

    • D. 

      3 January 2018

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not part of what sparked the riot?
    • A. 

      Insecurity 

    • B. 

      High taxes 

    • C. 

      High cost of living 

    • D. 

      Rising fuel price

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not one of the protesters' cause?
    • A. 

      Lower fuel tax 

    • B. 

      Reintroduction of solidarity tax 

    • C. 

      Increased government expenditure 

    • D. 

      Minimum wage increase 

  • 4. 
    Which of these methods was not used to protest?
    • A. 

      Civil disobedience 

    • B. 

      Barricades 

    • C. 

      Blocking traffic 

    • D. 

      Murder 

  • 5. 
    How many people were arrested from the protest as of January 2019?
    • A. 

      2300

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      5675 

    • D. 

      1780

  • 6. 
    Which of these was a proponent of the protest?
    • A. 

      Eric Roigaine 

    • B. 

      Joe Rosalim 

    • C. 

      Benson Rotterdam 

    • D. 

      Étienne Chouard

  • 7. 
    When did the last French strike occur?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1995 

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2004

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not similar to the movement?
    • A. 

      Orbanism movement 

    • B. 

      Occupy movement

    • C. 

      Five Star movement 

    • D. 

      Trickade movement 

  • 9. 
    How many civilians was injured in the protest as of 21 November?
    • A. 

      585

    • B. 

      673

    • C. 

      348

    • D. 

      541

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      24 November 2018

    • B. 

      21 November 2018

    • C. 

      28 November 2018

    • D. 

      29 November 2018