History Final Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Prince Henry

    • C. 

      Vasco da Gama

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Calcutta

    • B. 

      Goa

    • C. 

      Ceuta

  • 3. 
    Known as the Prince of the humanists.
    • A. 

      John Calvin

    • B. 

      Desiderius Erasmus

    • C. 

      Jan Hus

  • 4. 
    Erasmus wrote a book that was a satire of who?
  • 5. 
    The name of the book Erasmus wrote was the "________________"
  • 6. 
    Erasmus disagreed with Luther and Calvin regarding predestination he believed that:
    • A. 

      Humans have no free will

    • B. 

      Human nature is a testament of individuality

    • C. 

      Human nature is flawed but savable

  • 7. 
    ___________ forced Pope __________ to call together the council of Trent
    • A. 

      King Louis XVI forced Pope Paul III

    • B. 

      King Charles V forced Pope Paul II

    • C. 

      Emperor Charles XVI forced Pope John Paul II

    • D. 

      Emperor Charles V forced Pope Paul III

  • 8. 
    The council of Trent met in the imperial city of Trent in:
    • A. 

      Sicily

    • B. 

      Northern Italy

    • C. 

      Rome

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      The Universe

    • C. 

      Motion

  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    James the II approved of the test act
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    James did what to who when they refused to publicize his suspension on laws against the Catholics?
    • A. 

      He killed members of the Catholic estates

    • B. 

      He imprisoned seven Anglican Bishops

    • C. 

      He killed three Cardinals and five Bishops

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      The parliament government

    • B. 

      The Catholic Church

    • C. 

      The Anglican Church

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      William III and Mary

    • B. 

      Mary and Washington

    • C. 

      Elizabeth II and Henry VIII

  • 15. 
    Most famous of writings were “The Spirit of Laws” and “The Persian Letters”
    • A. 

      Rousseau

    • B. 

      Baron de Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Adam Smith

    • D. 

      Maximilien Robespierre

    • E. 

      Charles Louis de Secondat

    • F. 

      Voltaire

  • 16. 
    The three forms of government that Charles Louis de Secondat decided upon were: Republic 1 Monarchy 2 Despotism 3Match the correct definitions to the correct form of government:
    • A. 

      1- Honor of a king and/or queen

    • B. 

      1- Citizens rule themselves

    • C. 

      1- Tyrant based on fear

    • D. 

      2- Tyrant based on fear

    • E. 

      2- Honor of a king and/or queen

    • F. 

      2- Citizens rule themselves

    • G. 

      3- Citizens rule themselves

    • H. 

      3- Honor of a king and/or queen

    • I. 

      3- Tyrant based on fear

  • 17. 
    The three estates apart of the National Assembly were?
    • A. 

      Clergy, Nobles, Bishops

    • B. 

      Commoners, Nobles, Bishops

    • C. 

      Commoners, Clergy, Bishops

    • D. 

      Clergy, Nobles, Commoners

  • 18. 
    The Storming of the Bastille began the french revolution?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The tennis court oath did two things what were they?
    • A. 

      The National Assembly formed a new constitution

    • B. 

      Declared the king ruler

    • C. 

      The King had power over the estates

    • D. 

      The King was then only able to govern in cooperation with the Assembly

    • E. 

      The national Assembly was disbanded

  • 20. 
    The Committee of Public safety was set up to do what?
    • A. 

      Prevent the revolution

    • B. 

      Protect the revolution

    • C. 

      Prevent the citizens from war

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      The Jacobins

    • B. 

      The Bolsheviks

    • C. 

      The Whites

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      King Louis XVI

    • B. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

    • C. 

      Maximilien Robespierre

  • 23. 
    In the Reign of Terror you were killed if you:
    • A. 

      Supported the Monarchy

    • B. 

      Opposed the revolution

    • C. 

      Acted better than another citizen

    • D. 

      Disliked the King

    • E. 

      Supported the Revolution

    • F. 

      Rejected the Monarchy rule

  • 24. 
    The battle of Trafalgar was fought where?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Sea

    • C. 

      Land

  • 25. 
    The battle of Trafalgar was fought between which one country and which two allied countries
    • A. 

      Britain vs. Germany and Spain

    • B. 

      France vs. Germany and Spain

    • C. 

      Britain vs. France and Spain

  • 26. 
    The British won by doing what at the Battle of Trafalgar?
    • A. 

      Shooting perpendicular to the French and Spanish bows

    • B. 

      Having more canons on their ships

    • C. 

      Having much larger ships and more of them

  • 27. 
    The Congress of Vienna was called after what event?
    • A. 

      The fall of Napoleon and his rule

    • B. 

      The reign of terror

    • C. 

      The Storming of the Bastille

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      France was reduced in size

    • B. 

      Britain took over in France

    • C. 

      Borders were setup around France and Eastern Europe

    • D. 

      The Bourbon dynasty was restored

    • E. 

      Napoleon was executed

  • 29. 
    Napoleon had a comeback but was defeated by Spain and Britain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, Britain and Prussia