The Bicentennial Year

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 100

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Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is meant to celebrate the bicentennial year of our first national government. While solving it students will review some of the events that took place during the May Revolution in Argentina


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     After the French invasion, Spain immediately communicated the news to its colonies.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
     Several important citizens that had heard about the problems in Europe called for an independent council.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
     The junta created when Cisneros was excluded had Moreno as its president.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
     That junta without the Viceroy was called “Primera Junta”.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
     Moreno and Saavedra became enemies.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    6- What happened  to the King of Spain in May 1810?
    • A. 

      Abdicated the throne.

    • B. 

      Sent Cisneros as Viceroy

    • C. 

      Was taken prisoner

  • 7. 
    What did a group of citizens demand from Viceroy Cisneros?
    • A. 

      A town council

    • B. 

      A new Viceroy

    • C. 

      His resignation

  • 8. 
    What kind of government was formed on May 24th.?
    • A. 

      The Primera Junta

    • B. 

      A junta which included Cisneros

    • C. 

      A definite patriotic government

  • 9. 
    What did the citizens of Buenos Aires not want?
    • A. 

      Cisneros in the new government

    • B. 

      An independent government

    • C. 

      King Ferdinand VII

  • 10. 
    Who did the “Primera Junta” include?
    • A. 

      Saavedra- Castelli- Cisneros

    • B. 

      Saavedra- Moreno- Juan J. Paso

    • C. 

      Moreno-Mitre- Juan J. Paso

  • 11. 
    What did the members  of the “Primera Junta” declare themselves?
    • A. 

      Representatives of Spain

    • B. 

      Delegates of Cisneros

    • C. 

      Rulers of Buenos Aires

  • 12. 
    How long would the “Primera Junta” last?
    • A. 

      Until King Ferdinand VII was released

    • B. 

      Until December 1810

    • C. 

      For 2 years

  • 13. 
    What was the Primera Junta´s first intention?
    • A. 

      To show loyalty to Spain

    • B. 

      To get free from Spain

    • C. 

      To defeat Napoleon

  • 14. 
    What did the May Revolution really start?
    • A. 

      A fight between Moreno and Saavedra

    • B. 

      A war against Spain

    • C. 

      The process of the Argentine independence

  • 15. 
    When was the Argentine independence oficially declared?
    • A. 

      On May 25th.,1810

    • B. 

      On May 25th.,1816

    • C. 

      On July 9th.,1816