Napoleon Bonaparte's Early Years - Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name 4 of Napoleon's 7 siblings.

  • 2. 

    Jérôme Bonaparte was appointed the king of ___________

    Explanation
    Jérôme Bonaparte was appointed the king of Westphalia. This was a short-lived kingdom established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1807. Westphalia was located in present-day Germany and was created as a French satellite state. Jérôme Bonaparte, who was Napoleon's younger brother, was chosen to rule over this kingdom. However, the kingdom of Westphalia was dissolved in 1813 after Napoleon's defeat in the Napoleonic Wars.

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  • 3. 

    In what year was Napoleon born?

    • A.

      1563

    • B.

      1852

    • C.

      1769

    • D.

      1770

    Correct Answer
    C. 1769
    Explanation
    Napoleon was born in 1769. This is the correct answer because it aligns with historical records. Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who played a significant role in the French Revolution and subsequent events. He was born on August 15, 1769, in Corsica, which was then a French territory. His birth year is well-documented and widely accepted by historians.

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  • 4. 

    What was Napoleon's father's name?

    • A.

      Carlo

    • B.

      Vincenzi

    • C.

      Bob

    • D.

      Louis

    Correct Answer
    A. Carlo
    Explanation
    Napoleon's father's name was Carlo.

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  • 5. 

    Napoleon was born in ________.

    Correct Answer
    Corsica
    Italy
    Explanation
    Napoleon was born in Corsica, which is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea. At the time of his birth in 1769, Corsica was under Genoese rule. However, it was later sold to France, which eventually led to Napoleon's rise to power as the Emperor of the French. The inclusion of "Italy" as an option may be misleading because although Corsica is geographically close to Italy, it is not considered part of Italy.

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  • 6. 

    Napoleon began his schooling at a boys' school in Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Napoleon did not begin his schooling at a boys' school in Paris.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these did Napoleon study while at Brienne? (Check all that apply.)

    • A.

      Military Fortifications

    • B.

      Math

    • C.

      Dancing

    • D.

      Latin

    • E.

      Artillery

    • F.

      French

    • G.

      Sharp Shooting

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Military Fortifications
    B. Math
    D. Latin
    F. French
    Explanation
    While at Brienne, Napoleon studied Military Fortifications, Math, Latin, and French. These subjects were likely part of the curriculum at the military school and would have provided him with a well-rounded education in areas that were important for his future military career.

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  • 8. 

    Napoleon's __________ delayed his graduation.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Youngness
    Explanation
    The word "youngness" refers to the state of being young. In this context, it suggests that Napoleon's young age or lack of experience caused a delay in his graduation. This implies that he may have needed more time to complete his studies or meet certain requirements due to his youth.

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  • 9. 

    Napoleon was accepted to the Military School of Paris at 15 years old.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Napoleon being accepted to the Military School of Paris at 15 years old is true. This indicates that Napoleon had the opportunity to pursue a military education at a young age, which eventually played a significant role in his rise to power as a military leader and emperor of France.

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  • 10. 

    Napoleon was allowed to graduate his artillery course in ___ year.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    Napoleon was allowed to graduate his artillery course in the first year.

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  • 11. 

    When Napoleon was young and in school, what was his nickname?

    • A.

      "Boney"

    • B.

      "Little Corporal"

    • C.

      "The Ogre"

    Correct Answer
    B. "Little Corporal"
    Explanation
    During his time in school, Napoleon was given the nickname "Little Corporal". This nickname was likely given to him due to his short stature and his eventual rise to become a military leader. The nickname "Little Corporal" reflects both his physical appearance and his later military career.

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  • 12. 

    ________ succeeded in overthrowing the Corsican government.

    Correct Answer
    Paoli
    Explanation
    Paoli succeeded in overthrowing the Corsican government.

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  • 13. 

    In October 1795, Napoleon put down the royalists’ ________ against the new government

    Correct Answer
    rebellion
    Explanation
    In October 1795, Napoleon suppressed the royalists' rebellion against the new government.

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