Module 3 Quiz On History

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History Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers content from Module 3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In an effort to conduct a successful economic war against Britain, Napoleon created the
    • A. 

      Bank of France

    • B. 

      Continental System

    • C. 

      Napoleonic Code

    • D. 

      Confederation of the Rhine

  • 2. 
    Who was the most prominent enlightened political ruler of the 18th century?
    • A. 

      Catherine the Great

    • B. 

      Frederick the Great

    • C. 

      Louis VX

    • D. 

      Joseph II

  • 3. 
    All of the following have been advanced as explanations for the coming of the French Revolution EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The desire of the middle class members of the Third Estate to have a greater voice in government.

    • B. 

      An inefficient and corrupt government controlled by the Second Estate aroused the anger of a mass of the French people.

    • C. 

      The nobility of France sought to enhance their power.

    • D. 

      The storming of Versailles

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was the most important factor in increasing agricultural productivity in eighteenth-century England?
    • A. 

      The development of artificial fertilizer

    • B. 

      The development of a new breed of sheep

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      The extension of the open field system

  • 5. 
    The principal goal of the Reign of Terror was to
    • A. 

      End chaos and restore order so as to assure the survival of the Revolution.

    • B. 

      Force the peasants to provide food for Paris.

    • C. 

      Drive out foreign enemies.

    • D. 

      Force the holdouts from the clergy to take the oath to the revolutionary constitution.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT TRUE of the Napoleonic Code?
    • A. 

      It gave all citizens the right to own land outright

    • B. 

      It granted all citizens the right to equal treatment under the law and freedom of religion

    • C. 

      Gave equal rights to illegitimate children

    • D. 

      It deprived women of all property and juridical rights that had been granted during the Revolution and placed them under the absolute authority of their husbands

  • 7. 
    The Battle of Waterloo
    • A. 

      Occurred immediately after Napoleon's army returned from its failed attempt to conquer Russia.

    • B. 

      Was a decisive victory for the Napoleonic army.

    • C. 

      Ended the Napoleonic era.

    • D. 

      Led to Napoleon's defeat at the hands of Admiral Nelson.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following could NOT be a leg of the Triangle Trade?
    • A. 

      African slaves delivered to the Americas

    • B. 

      Mexican silver delivered to Manila

    • C. 

      Barbados rum sold to England

    • D. 

      Manufactured goods sold to Africans

  • 9. 
    The Middle Passage of the slave trade was
    • A. 

      The forced march of slaves through central Africa from their homelands.

    • B. 

      The ship voyage across the Atlantic in the cargo decks.

    • C. 

      The public auction of slaves in the Caribbean.

    • D. 

      The holding pens where African captives were held before sale to plantation owners.

  • 10. 
    The system under the Cottage Industry was profitable for all of the following groups EXCEPT whom?
    • A. 

      The entrepreneurs who moved cloth production into the countryside.

    • B. 

      The rural workers who did the spinning and weaving.

    • C. 

      The merchant and traders who shipped woolen cloth outside the country.

    • D. 

      The guild members who specialized in specific elements of cloth production such as weaving or dying.