Napoleon And The French Revolution! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Napoleon And The French Revolution! Trivia Facts Quiz

How much do you know about Napoleon and the French Revolution? This quiz might be helpful for you. In this quiz, you must be cognizant of what the Tennis Court Oath was, who Napoleon was defeated by in his final battle, how did the Russians defeat Napoleon, which European county Napoleon was able to conquer, and what was The Committee of Public Safety. This quiz will describe how Napoleon affected The French Revolution. You got this.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The French National Assembly swore the Tennis Court Oath, which was
    • A. 

      A promise to destroy all of the nation’s tennis bracelets.

    • B. 

      A vow to continue to meet until they had produced a French constitution.

    • C. 

      A promise not to rest until all members of the clergy were tried and executed.

    • D. 

      An oath of loyalty to Jean Valjean, an outspoken lawyer that called for doing away with the relics of feudalism.

  • 2. 
    In its attempts to create a new order that reflected its belief in reason, the National Convention.
    • A. 

      Ordered the building of several new libraries and universities, even though the treasury was empty.

    • B. 

      Pursued a policy of dechristianization, going so far as to adopt a new calendar.

    • C. 

      Declared new national holidays celebrating great French cuisine.

    • D. 

      Drafted yet another Constitution to reflect the ideas of the Enlightenment

  • 3. 
    In his final battle, Napoleon was defeated by
    • A. 

      The superior British navy.

    • B. 

      A combined French and Swiss army.

    • C. 

      The bitter Russian winter.

    • D. 

      The Duke of Wellington.

  • 4. 
    Promotion within Napoleon’s new bureaucracy was
    • A. 

      Based on height.

    • B. 

      Given to those Napoleon favored, but taken away as soon as they fell out of favor

    • C. 

      Based on ability only, not rank or birth.

    • D. 

      Designed to benefit the nobility and keep the middle class from obtaining high-ranking positions.

  • 5. 
    The Russians defeated Napoleon’s superior Grand Army by
    • A. 

      Retreating hundreds of miles and burning their own villages and countryside

    • B. 

      Waiting to attack during the brutal Russian winter

    • C. 

      Splitting their meager forces in half and attacking from two sides

    • D. 

      Making an alliance with Egypt, which launched an attack on Turkey to draw Napoleon out of Russia

  • 6. 
    Which European county was Napoleon unable to conquer?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 7. 
    Which statement is a valid generalization about the immediate results of the French Revolution?
    • A. 

      The Roman Catholic Church increased its power and wealth

    • B. 

      The revolution had little impact outside France

    • C. 

      The French middle class gained more power

    • D. 

      the revolution achieved its goal of establishing peace, democracy, and justice for all

  • 8. 
    The French people supported Napoleon Bonaparte because they hoped he would
    • A. 

      Provide stability for the nation

    • B. 

      Adopt the ideas of the Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Restore Louis XVI to power

    • D. 

      End British control of France

  • 9. 
    The Committee of Public Safety was given broad powers to
    • A. 

      Drain all the canals.

    • B. 

      Defend France from threats.

    • C. 

      Protect the Paris Commune from thieves.

    • D. 

      Restore order to Brussels.

  • 10. 
    Napoleon’s coup d’état overthrew the ____ to establish his consulate.
    • A. 

      Directory

    • B. 

      British government

    • C. 

      City mayor

    • D. 

      Legislative Assembly

  • 11. 
    The resentment of foreign rule and the desire to restore local customs are characteristics of
    • A. 

      Dictatorship.

    • B. 

      Liberalism.

    • C. 

      Imperialism.

    • D. 

      Nationalism.

  • 12. 
    All of the following contributed to the French financial crisis EXCEPT
    • A. 

      French support for the American Revolution.

    • B. 

      Lavish spending by Louis XV.

    • C. 

      Unwillingness of the nobility and clergy to pay taxes.

    • D. 

      Cost-cutting measures of Louis XVI.

  • 13. 
    Pre-Revolutionary French society was marked by great social.
    • A. 

      Mobility.

    • B. 

      Harmony.

    • C. 

      Apathy.

    • D. 

      inequality.

  • 14. 
    Before the revolution, members of the Third Estate had
    • A. 

      A smaller tax burden than the other estates.

    • B. 

      A voice in government equal to that of the First and Second Estates.

    • C. 

      Greater political influence than the clergy.

    • D. 

      A high tax burden and little political power.

  • 15. 
    Napoleon's invasion of Russia was motivated by
    • A. 

      The creation of a French-British alliance.

    • B. 

      Czar Alexander's decision to resume trade with England.

    • C. 

      The Russian scorched-earth policy.

    • D. 

      The defeat of the French fleet at Trafalgar.

  • 16. 
    On June 20, 1780, the third estate swore that they would mcontinue to meet until a constitution was drafted.  This was known as the ______________.
  • 17. 
    The need for gunpowder led the people to storm the ___________.
  • 18. 
    ____________ was the site of Napoleon’s final defeat.
  • 19. 
    ________________ was the head of the Committee for Public Safety.
  • 20. 
    The ______________ was Napoleon’s plan that forbade trade with Britain.
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