French Revolution Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following contributed to the financial crisis of France?
    • A. 

      The spending of the Estates General

    • B. 

      The King and Queen's advice to cut spending

    • C. 

      France was involved in several wars, including the American Revolution

  • 2. 
    1st Estate
    • A. 

      Clergy

    • B. 

      Nobility

    • C. 

      Commoners

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 3. 
    2nd Estate
    • A. 

      Clergy

    • B. 

      Nobility

    • C. 

      Commoners

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 4. 
    3rd Estate
    • A. 

      Clergy

    • B. 

      Nobility

    • C. 

      Commoners

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 5. 
    The event that launched the French Revolution, where people are able to gain gunpowder and tear down a symbol of France
    • A. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • B. 

      Reign of Terror

    • C. 

      March on Versailles

    • D. 

      Tennis Court Oath

  • 6. 
    Protest begun by the Fish women demanding bread, then turned into hundreds of thousands of thousands of people demanding the King return to Paris and sign the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    • A. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • B. 

      Tennis Court Oath

    • C. 

      March on Versailles

    • D. 

      Reign of Terror

  • 7. 
    The Third Estate renamed themselves the National Assembly and pledged never to disband until they created a constitution for France
    • A. 

      Reign of Terror

    • B. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • C. 

      Tennis Court Oath

    • D. 

      March on Versailles

  • 8. 
    The King called France's representative government to order to help solve some of the problems associated with France's financial crisis
    • A. 

      Meeting of the Estates General

    • B. 

      Rise of Napoleon

    • C. 

      Reign or Terror

    • D. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • E. 

      Meeting of the Estates General

  • 9. 
    The execution of hundreds of thousands of people accused of treason against the state, led by Robespierre
    • A. 

      Storming of the Bastille

    • B. 

      March on Versailles

    • C. 

      Reign of Terror

    • D. 

      Rise of Napoleon

  • 10. 
    This person led France would lead France after the execution of Robespierre
    • A. 

      King Louis

    • B. 

      Napoleon

    • C. 

      Jean Paul Marat

    • D. 

      Miss A

  • 11. 
    Napoleon set out to reform the French legal system.  He stressed clearly written and accessible law.  It was similar to Justinian's Code in that it attempted to unify a kingdom and had a profound effect on Europe.  What is the legal code reform known as?
    • A. 

      Continental System

    • B. 

      Hammurabi's Code

    • C. 

      Justinian's Code

    • D. 

      Napoleonic Code