French Revolution Quiz - By Bob Matthews

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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  • 1. 
    Out of the following choices which form of government was first in France?
    • A. 

      National Assembly

    • B. 

      Directory

    • C. 

      National Convention

    • D. 

      Third Reich

  • 2. 
    Marie Antoinette
    • A. 

      Was born in France yet unaware of its culture

    • B. 

      Liked to pretend she was rich

    • C. 

      Was generous enough to give the French cake

    • D. 

      Spent huge amounts of money

  • 3. 
    The Third Estate contained the following groups EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Nobility

    • B. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • C. 

      Middle Class

    • D. 

      Peasants

  • 4. 
    This document by the National Assembly contains the ideas of John Locke.
    • A. 

      Vindication of the Rights of Woman

    • B. 

      Declaration of the Rights of Man

    • C. 

      Second Treatise of Government

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 5. 
    What was the immidiate result of the Women's March of Versailles?
    • A. 

      Louis XVI was executed

    • B. 

      Louis XVI was brought back to Paris

    • C. 

      The Thermidorian Reaction

    • D. 

      There was a food shortage

  • 6. 
    Robespierre
    • A. 

      Was never fond of the king

    • B. 

      Was the head of the Girondists

    • C. 

      Supported the monarch during the revolution

    • D. 

      Headed the Committee of Public Safety

  • 7. 
    A change during this time period still present today is
    • A. 

      The Paris Commune

    • B. 

      French Republican Calendar

    • C. 

      The Metric System

    • D. 

      The Temple of Reason

  • 8. 
    Burning manor houses and general pandemonium were characteristics of
    • A. 

      The Thermidorian Reaction

    • B. 

      The Great Fear

    • C. 

      The Reign of Terror

    • D. 

      The Storming of the Bastille

  • 9. 
    King Louis XVI was NOT
    • A. 

      Able to make choices by himself

    • B. 

      The first French king to be executed

    • C. 

      Able to produce a male heir

    • D. 

      Executed for high treason

  • 10. 
    How many estimated people died during the Reign of Terror?
    • A. 

      20,000

    • B. 

      5,000

    • C. 

      300,000

    • D. 

      1.1 Million