World History - Chapter 5

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

A practice test. Be sure to spell the words correctly for the fill in the blank questions! *This test does not include 5. 4


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Charles V, the ruler of Spain, split up the enormous Spanish empire into two parts. He gave one to ________, his brother, and the other part to his son.
  • 2. 
    Charles V's son, who inherited Spain, was named Phillip III
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    One of the first things King Phillip II accomplished as the ruler of Spain was to:
    • A. 

      Establish a trade empire

    • B. 

      Build the palace of Versailles

    • C. 

      Defeat the Incas

    • D. 

      Build up a huge army

  • 4. 
    ________ was the campaign to remove all Muslims from Spain.
  • 5. 
    King Phillip II was a very devout Protestant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Spanish fleet is called the _________.
  • 7. 
    After King Phillip II defeats the Ottomans, he sends his fleet to attack the _________.
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Dutch

    • C. 

      Portugese

    • D. 

      British

  • 8. 
    England was a Catholic country.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    King Phillip II built a grand, granite palace named the __________. This palace was a symbol of power, strength, and wealth.
  • 10. 
    While Spain prospered, many became patron of the arts. The country began to enter a golden age in Art and Literature. One of the popular painters of this time was named ________. He showed a deep Catholic faith in his paintings and to paint elongated figures.
  • 11. 
    Who wrote Don Quixote de la Mancha?
    • A. 

      El Greco

    • B. 

      King Phillip Proxy-Connection: keep-alive Cache-Control: max-age=0

    • C. 

      Michael Ferdinand

    • D. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

  • 12. 
    Whenever a large amount of new money comes flowing into the economy, it causes ________, or the steady increases in prices of goods.
  • 13. 
    Since the Nobles did not pay taxes in Spain, it was shoved onto the poor class. This destroyed any chance of a(n) ________ developing.
    • A. 

      Economic bubble

    • B. 

      Rise in prices

    • C. 

      Status change

    • D. 

      Middle class

  • 14. 
    How many times did King Phillip II declare bankruptcy?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 15. 
    At the peak of Spain's empire, they owned many lands across Europe. One of these was the Dutch. They were very Catholic, as opposed to Spain's Protestant beliefs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Dutch decide to fight against the oppressive Spanish, until __ years later, they gain their independence.
  • 17. 
    The Netherlands begin to grow with their newfound freedom. The middle class was very important to their society, completely opposite of what the Spanish thought. Art and Literature flourishes, and with this time period comes some Dutch painters named:
    • A. 

      Picasso, El Greco

    • B. 

      Rembrandt van Ryn, Jan Vermeer

    • C. 

      Jan Vermeer, Michel de Montaigne

    • D. 

      Michelangelo, Picasso

  • 18. 
    As time went on, European monarchs began to want more power for themselves, to become ________.
  • 19. 
    These absolute monarchs supposedly had the "_________", or  the idea that God created the monarchy and the monarchy is God's representative on Earth. This way, the King or Queen only had to answer to God.
  • 20. 
    St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre was when the Catholics were slayed by the Huguenots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Catherine de Medici's daughter married ________. (One of the two names)
  • 22. 
    Henry IV installed the ________. This law stated that Huguenots could live in peace with the Catholics.
  • 23. 
    Why did some citizens hate King Henry IV? What did they do to kill him?
  • 24. 
    King Henry IV's son was named ________. He had no desire to rule and appointed Cardinal Richeliu to take control over the affairs of France.
  • 25. 
    Because of Richeliu's thirst for power, they get involved in the __________.