French Revolution Trivia Quiz

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French Revolution Quiz on Chapter 18 Section 1 and 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      France was on the verge of collapse and needed tax reform

    • B. 

      King Louis XVI wanted to eliminate the Relic of the Feudalism

    • C. 

      The 3rd Estate had an issue with the traditional voting system and wanted it changed

    • D. 

      The 3rd Estate was going to be renamed to National Assembly

  • 2. 
    The inequality of the feudal system in France was due to
    • A. 

      The absolute power of the King and his spending sprees on wars and luxuries

    • B. 

      The 2nd estate had to pay more taxes because they had more property

    • C. 

      Aristocrates and clergy were the onliest ones paying Taxes

    • D. 

      The 3rd estate had to pay all the taxes

  • 3. 
    Due to the Enlightenment ideas from Voltaire and Rousseau, the Bourgeousie became highly critical of
    • A. 

      Absolutism

    • B. 

      Class system priviledges

    • C. 

      Lack of liberal rights

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The Financial crisis that almost bankrupted the French economy was made worth by
    • A. 

      The discontent that spread throughout France due to Enlightenment ideas

    • B. 

      Aiding for the American revolution

    • C. 

      People questioned the existing tax laws

    • D. 

      The Relics of Feudalism

  • 5. 
    King Louis XVI called a meeting with the Estate-General to discuss
    • A. 

      The need to increase taxes for the 3rd estate due to the financial crisis

    • B. 

      Changes to the Traditional voting of the Estates of 1 vote per estate

    • C. 

      Creating the National Assembly

    • D. 

      Removing tax exemption for clergy and nobles

  • 6. 
    The 3rd Estate was made up of
    • A. 

      Nobles, clergy and Peasants

    • B. 

      French Bishops, clergy, parish priests

    • C. 

      Girondins, Sans-Coulettes and Emigres

    • D. 

      Bourgeousie, Sans-Coulettes, Farmers

  • 7. 
    The National Assembly swore that they will keep meeting until they finished a constitution, called
    • A. 

      Tennis Court Oath

    • B. 

      Unicameral legislation

    • C. 

      Oath of Ulm

    • D. 

      Bastille Oath

  • 8. 
    The first government of the Revolution was
    • A. 

      National Assembly

    • B. 

      Estate-general

    • C. 

      Legislative Assembly

    • D. 

      National Convention

  • 9. 
    The new Constitution was completed of the National Assembly was completed
    • A. 

      1789

    • B. 

      1791

    • C. 

      1793

    • D. 

      1802

  • 10. 
    The new Constitution of the National constitution was what type of legislature
  • 11. 
    The Girondins were the liberal left of the Legislative Assembly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The sans-coulettes were city workers, radicals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The 1st Acts of the National Assembly included all except
    • A. 

      Destroy relics of feudalism

    • B. 

      Created the Declaration of rights of man and the citizen

    • C. 

      Arrested the King

    • D. 

      Tax reform

  • 14. 
    The act of the National Assembly taking control was called
  • 15. 
    Date mob stormed the Bastille
  • 16. 
    Date King Louis accepts tricolor, first deliberation of the revolution
  • 17. 
    The Declaration of Rights of man and the citizen was inspired by all, except
    • A. 

      Declaration of independence

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      English Bill of Right

    • D. 

      Writing of Enlightenment

  • 18. 
    French term for the middle class that was recognized by capital and property, not by birth or title
    • A. 

      Sans-Coulettes

    • B. 

      Emigres

    • C. 

      Bourgeouisie

    • D. 

      Landholding Merchants

  • 19. 
    Political organization whose constitution included a limited monarchy and a Legislative Assembly that made the laws
    • A. 

      Estate-General

    • B. 

      National Assembly

    • C. 

      National Convention

    • D. 

      Directorate

  • 20. 
    A French Revolution doctrine of universal natural rights which does not include women or slaves
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Declaration of the Rights of Man of the Citizen

    • C. 

      Constitution of limited Monarchy and legislative power

    • D. 

      Abolishment of Monarchy and creation of French Republic

  • 21. 
    Governing body of France that succeeded the Estate General during the French Revolution; made up of the 3rd Estate
    • A. 

      National Convention

    • B. 

      Legislative Assembly

    • C. 

      National Assembly

    • D. 

      Estates-General

  • 22. 
    Why did the Legislative Assembly declare war?
    • A. 

      France had a history of wars and England was their enemy

    • B. 

      France tried to invade Britain

    • C. 

      Austria and Russia threatened to use force to save the French Monarchy

    • D. 

      The Radicals pushed the Legislative Assembly to call war on Austria

  • 23. 
    According to the Constitution of 1791 what was the criteria for voting
  • 24. 
    Who were the opposition to the New Order.  Name 3 and the reason for their opposition.
  • 25. 
    What were the 2 primary causes leading up to the Revolution?