Kleine- World History Chapter 16

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Information about the growth of absolutism in Europe


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following was a major threat to the empire of Charles V?
    • A. 

      An English invasion of Europe

    • B. 

      A Protestant rebellion in Spain

    • C. 

      Ottomans advancing across Europe

    • D. 

      The War of Spanish Succession

  • 2. 
    What type of government was created in England by the Glorious Revolution?
    • A. 

      Limited monarchy

    • B. 

      Absolute monarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Republic

  • 3. 
    Peter the Great waged war against the Ottoman empire in order to:
    • A. 

      Break the Ottoman siege of Vienna

    • B. 

      Capture the Ottoman port of Constantinople

    • C. 

      Gain a warm-water port on the Mediterranean Sea

    • D. 

      Gain a warm-water port on the Black Sea

  • 4. 
    When the Huguenots left France in the 1680's, their departure:
    • A. 

      Weakened the army of Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Weakened the French economy

    • C. 

      Weakened the power of Henry IV

    • D. 

      Weakened the French bureaucracy

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was a result of the Peace of Westphalia of 1648?
    • A. 

      Germany became united under a strong central government.

    • B. 

      The Netherlands became part of the new Hapsburg empire.

    • C. 

      France gained territory on its Spanish and German frontiers.

    • D. 

      Poland was divided among Russia, Prussia, and Austria.

  • 6. 
    What was a major cause of conflict within the empire of Charles V?
    • A. 

      Ottoman forces overran much of southern France.

    • B. 

      Saxons invaded France in order to occupy Paris.

    • C. 

      Charles fought his brother in a series of religious wars.

    • D. 

      Charles suppressed Protestantism in the German states.

  • 7. 
    Finance minister Jean Baptiste Colbert helped make France the richest country in Europe by:
    • A. 

      Lowering tariffs on foreign goods to increase trade.

    • B. 

      Ending many years of costly, unnecessary wars.

    • C. 

      Requiring French nobles and clergy to pay taxes

    • D. 

      Imposing mercantilist policies to boost the economy

  • 8. 
    By 1750, Prussia and Austria:
    • A. 

      Were battling for control of German states

    • B. 

      Were fighting for control of overseas empires

    • C. 

      Were moving towards constitutional governments

    • D. 

      Agreed to work together to defeat Russia and Poland

  • 9. 
    Louis XIV appointed royal officials from the middle class to his bureaucracy because:
    • A. 

      He wanted to hear their ideas about governing France

    • B. 

      They helped check the power of the nobles and church

    • C. 

      They asked to participate in the morning levee ritual

    • D. 

      The appointments persuaded them to support the arts

  • 10. 
    During the English Commonwealth period, the Levellers demanded that:
    • A. 

      All Christians should have religious freedom

    • B. 

      All citizens should have a say in government

    • C. 

      The Anglican monarchy should be restored

    • D. 

      Charles I should be tried and executed