Social Science Quiz: 9th Grade!

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  • 1. 
    On which of the following day did ‘Storming of the Bastille’ occur?
    • A. 

      14th July, 1798

    • B. 

      14th June, 1789

    • C. 

      14th July, 1789

    • D. 

      14th June, 1798

  • 2. 
    What did Bastille symbolize?
    • A. 

      Benevolence of the king

    • B. 

      Despotic power of the king

    • C. 

      The armed might of France

    • D. 

      Prestige and power

  • 3. 
    18th century French society was divided into
    • A. 

      Castes

    • B. 

      Four Estates

    • C. 

      Three Estates

    • D. 

      Two Estates

  • 4. 
    Which of the following constituted the privileged class?
    • A. 

      Clergy and peasants

    • B. 

      Peasants and nobility

    • C. 

      First and Third Estate

    • D. 

      Clergy and nobility

  • 5. 
    The most important of the privileges enjoyed by the clergy and nobility.
    • A. 

      Right to collect dues

    • B. 

      Ownership of land

    • C. 

      Participate in wars

    • D. 

      Exemption from taxes to the state

  • 6. 
    Which of the following believed social position must depend on merit?
    • A. 

      Nobility

    • B. 

      Middle class

    • C. 

      Workers

    • D. 

      Peasants

  • 7. 
    A society based on freedom, equal laws, and opportunities was advocated by:
    • A. 

      Middle class and people of the Third Estate

    • B. 

      Clergy and nobility

    • C. 

      Philosophers such as John Locke and Rousseau

    • D. 

      Englishmen Georges Danton and Arthur Young

  • 8. 
    Which of the following refuted the doctrine of divine and absolute right?
    • A. 

      Rousseau

    • B. 

      Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Voltaire

    • D. 

      John Locke

  • 9. 
    Who advocated government based on Social Contract? 
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Spencer

    • C. 

      Rousseau

    • D. 

      Montesquieu

  • 10. 
    Division of power within the government was put forth in:
    • A. 

      'Two Treaties of Government'

    • B. 

      'The Spirit of the Laws'

    • C. 

      'Le Moniteur Universal

    • D. 

      'The Social Contract'

  • 11. 
    Who was the King of France at the time of the Revolution?
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Louis XVI

    • C. 

      Marie Antoinette

    • D. 

      Nicholas II

  • 12. 
     Political body of France
    • A. 

      Duma

    • B. 

      Reichstag

    • C. 

      Lok Sabha

    • D. 

      Estates General

  • 13. 
    Voting in the Estates General was conducted on the principle of
    • A. 

      Each member one vote

    • B. 

      Male adult franchise

    • C. 

      Universal adult franchise

    • D. 

      Estates General

  • 14. 
    The Estates General was last convened in
    • A. 

      1604

    • B. 

      1614

    • C. 

      1416

    • D. 

      1641

  • 15. 
    Where did the Third Estate form and announce the National Assembly?
    • A. 

      Indoor Tennis Court

    • B. 

      Hall of Mirrors

    • C. 

      Firoz Shah Ground

    • D. 

      Winter Palace

  • 16. 
    Members of the Third Estate were led by
    • A. 

      Louis XVI and Marie Antionette

    • B. 

      Lenin and Kerensky

    • C. 

      Mirabeau and Abbe Sieyes

    • D. 

      Rousseau and Voltaire

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was the main objective of the Constitution of 1791?
    • A. 

      To limit the powers of the king alone

    • B. 

      Do away with feudal privileges

    • C. 

      Give equal rights to women

    • D. 

      Establish a constitutional monarchy

  • 18. 
    A broken chain symbolized:
    • A. 

      Chains used to fetter slaves

    • B. 

      Strength lies in unity

    • C. 

      Act of becoming free

    • D. 

      Royal power

  • 19. 
    The winged woman personified:
    • A. 

      National colours of France

    • B. 

      Act of becoming free

    • C. 

      Personification of Law

    • D. 

      Rays of the Sun will drive away the clouds of ignorance

  • 20. 
    Bundle of rods or fasces symbolized:
    • A. 

      Royal power

    • B. 

      Equality before law

    • C. 

      Law is the same for all

    • D. 

      Strength lies in unity

  • 21. 
     Which of the following symbolized Eternity?
    • A. 

      Sceptre

    • B. 

      Snake biting its tail to form a ring

    • C. 

      Eye within a triangle radiating light

    • D. 

      The Law Tablet

  • 22. 
    Which of the following were the national colours of France during the?
    • A. 

      Blue-green-yellow

    • B. 

      Red-green-blue

    • C. 

      Blue-white-red

    • D. 

      Yellow-red-white

  • 23. 
    National Anthem of France:
    • A. 

      Vande Matram

    • B. 

      Roget de L Isle

    • C. 

      Le Moniteur Universal

    • D. 

      Marseilles

  • 24. 
    Members of the Jacobin Club were known as
    • A. 

      Conservatives

    • B. 

      Revolutionaries

    • C. 

      Terrorists

    • D. 

      San-culottes

  • 25. 
    France on 21st September 1792 was declared a 
    • A. 

      Socialist State

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Communist State

    • D. 

      Republic

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