The French Religious Wars Quiz

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The French Religious Wars Quiz

Advanced Placement European History Quiz on The Frence Religious Wars.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    French Protestans are knows as:
    • A. 

      A. Politqes

    • B. 

      B. Huguenots

    • C. 

      C. Calvinist

    • D. 

      D. Anabaptists

    • E. 

      E. Guises

  • 2. 
    What was the first wave at Protestant persecution in France?
    • A. 

      A. The spread of calvinism

    • B. 

      B. The wedding of Catherine de Medeci

    • C. 

      C. Henry IV's persecution

    • D. 

      D. The Habsburg-Valois war

    • E. 

      E. The capture of French King Francis the first

  • 3. 
    What ended hostilities between France and Spain?
    • A. 

      A. The Treaty of Vernins

    • B. 

      B. The Edict of Nantes

    • C. 

      C. The Counter-Reformation

    • D. 

      D. Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre

    • E. 

      E. Council of Trent

  • 4. 
    When did Henry of Navarre take the throne?
    • A. 

      A. 15th Century

    • B. 

      B. Early 1500's

    • C. 

      C. 1589

    • D. 

      D. 1542

    • E. 

      E. 1776

  • 5. 
    Who was the leader of the Protestants during Henry the thirds reign?
    • A. 

      A. Catherine de Medici

    • B. 

      B. Louis XIV

    • C. 

      C. John Calvin

    • D. 

      D. Henry of Navarre

    • E. 

      E. The guise

  • 6. 
    How much of the French aristocracy became Huguenots?
    • A. 

      A. 1/2

    • B. 

      B. 2/5

    • C. 

      C. 25%

    • D. 

      D. 3/4

    • E. 

      E. 95%

  • 7. 
    Afther the Saint Bartholemew's Day Massacre, Protestantism became:
    • A. 

      A. a fight for survival

    • B. 

      B. very popular in France

    • C. 

      C. controlled by Catholics

    • D. 

      D. led by Henry III

    • E. 

      E. illegal in England

  • 8. 
    All of the following happened during the Edict of Nantes EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A. Huguenots were given religous freedom

    • B. 

      B. The Treaty of Verrins ended hostilities between France and Spain

    • C. 

      C. Henry IV gets killed by Catholic Fanatic in 1610.

    • D. 

      D. Henry III gets killed by a Dominican friar

    • E. 

      E. Caused a long cold war

  • 9. 
    What does Catherine de Medici fear will happen MOST?
    • A. 

      A. Protestans will be granted religious freedom

    • B. 

      B. Francis II will be murdered

    • C. 

      C. The Guise will lose power

    • D. 

      D. France will stay Catholic

    • E. 

      E. Coliguy will make France go to war with Spain

  • 10. 
    What did Catherine de Medeci try to do at a meeting in Poissy?
    • A. 

      A. Protect her sons from Guises

    • B. 

      B. Preserve the Monarchy

    • C. 

      C. Reconcile the Protestan and Catholic factions

    • D. 

      D. Begin a war against France

    • E. 

      E. Murder Henry III

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