Age Of Revolutions Review World History Quiz

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The Age of Revolution is the period from approximately 1774 to 1849 in which a number of significant revolutionary movements occurred in many parts of Europe and the Americas. The period is noted for the change in government from absolutist monarchies to constitutionalist states. Test what else you know about it by taking the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is evolution?
    • A. 

      Monkeys evolved into humans

    • B. 

      A relatively fast change from one distinct point to another with few or no distinct points in between.

    • C. 

      A relatively slow change from one distinct point to another with many distinct points in between.

  • 2. 
    What is a revolution
    • A. 

      A relatively fast change from one distinct point to another with few or no distinct points in between.

    • B. 

      A relatively slow change from one distinct point to another with many distinct points in between.

    • C. 

      A time around the world

  • 3. 
    How did the church impact the western society in the middle ages?
    • A. 

      The church controlled the schools

    • B. 

      The church could say who could marry and who couldn't

    • C. 

      The church was the largest landowner in Europe

    • D. 

      The church often chose the monarchs

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Who was Vasco de Gama?
    • A. 

      Italian who discovers new world

    • B. 

      Spanish who became first to circumnavigate globe

    • C. 

      Portuguese who was first to sail around Africa

  • 5. 
    Who was Galileo Galilei?
    • A. 

      Believed in Heliocentrism

    • B. 

      Believed in Geocentrism

    • C. 

      Was arrested by the church and forced to take back his claims

    • D. 

      Was a french chemist

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 6. 
    Who was Isaac Newton?
    • A. 

      Described and Discovered Oxygen

    • B. 

      Came up with laws of gravity and motion

    • C. 

      Came up with calculus

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Answers B and C

  • 7. 
    Who was Rousseau?
    • A. 

      Freedom of Speech and Religion are important

    • B. 

      Separation of Power is important

    • C. 

      Checks and Balances are important

    • D. 

      Free markets are important

    • E. 

      Free will is important

  • 8. 
    Who was Voltaire?
    • A. 

      Man is born free, but society chains him

    • B. 

      Checks and Balances

    • C. 

      Separation of Powers

    • D. 

      Freedom of Speech and religion are important

    • E. 

      Social Contract Theory

  • 9. 
    Who was Adam Smith?
    • A. 

      Free Speech is important

    • B. 

      Free markets important

    • C. 

      Freedom of religion is important

    • D. 

      Social Contract Theory: Free will is important

    • E. 

      Checks and Balances

  • 10. 
    Who was Montesquieu?
    • A. 

      Free of Speech and Religion are important

    • B. 

      Free Markets are important

    • C. 

      Man is born free, but society chains him

    • D. 

      Checks and Balances and Separation of powers are important

    • E. 

      Social Contract is important

  • 11. 
    Which of these did the Puritans not ban on sundays?
    • A. 

      Theater shows

    • B. 

      Dancing

    • C. 

      Singing

    • D. 

      Gambling

    • E. 

      Working

  • 12. 
    Which branch enforces laws?
    • A. 

      Executive

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Legislative

  • 13. 
    Which U.S. equivalent interprets laws?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Legislature

    • E. 

      House of Representatives

  • 14. 
    Who was the English Civil war between?
    • A. 

      Arabia and Guatemala

    • B. 

      Colombia and Alaska

    • C. 

      French and English

    • D. 

      Charles I and Parliament

    • E. 

      Britain and Colonists

  • 15. 
    Who is this? Who had led Parliament’s army in the war against Charles, assumed control of the country. He took the title “Lord High Protector” of England and created a Puritan dictatorship
    • A. 

      James III

    • B. 

      Oliver Cromwell

    • C. 

      Charles I

    • D. 

      George III

    • E. 

      Montesquieu

  • 16. 
    Who signed the Magna Carta?
    • A. 

      King Charles II

    • B. 

      William and Mary of Orange

    • C. 

      King John

    • D. 

      Oliver Cromwell

    • E. 

      Voltair

  • 17. 
    Who became king and queen of England as a result of the Glorious Revolution?
    • A. 

      William and Mary of Orange

    • B. 

      Charles II and James III

    • C. 

      Lily and Martin

    • D. 

      George and Sally

  • 18. 
    When did these questions arise? -        Who should be in charge of government: o      Parliament or king? -        What religion should we be:Catholic or Protestant?
    • A. 

      The Glorious Revolution

    • B. 

      The War for Independence

    • C. 

      The Scientific Revolution

    • D. 

      The Revolution in England

    • E. 

      The English Civil War

  • 19. 
    Which of these are part of the National Rights Philosophy? John Locke.
    • A. 

      Charles the 1st signed it and then ignored it- Parliament said this was treason and Charles 1st was taking away the people’s rights.

    • B. 

      The idea that each branch of government should have ways to make sure that the other two branches of government are doing their jobs correctly; if they are not doing their jobs correctly, the other two branches can st6op them. This way no one branch would become too powerful.

    • C. 

      1. People are born with three Natural Rights: life liberty, and the right to own property.

    • D. 

      O The taxation law only applied to the nobles