Napoleonic Wars 1803-1815

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Napoleonic Wars Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What island was Napoleon born on?
    • A. 

      Elba

    • B. 

      Corsica

    • C. 

      Saint Helena

    • D. 

      Outer Hebrides

  • 2. 
    In the Russian campaign of 1812, Napoleon was faced with which tactic?
    • A. 

      Divide-and-conquer

    • B. 

      Guerrilla warfare

    • C. 

      Scorched-earth policy

    • D. 

      Castling

  • 3. 
    Who commanded the Prussian forces at Waterloo?
    • A. 

      The Duke of Wellington

    • B. 

      Mr Wilson

    • C. 

      Gebhard Blucher

    • D. 

      Frederick William III

  • 4. 
    What derogatory (critical) term did the British use for Napoleon?
    • A. 

      Old Boney

    • B. 

      Shorty

    • C. 

      Little Frenchie

    • D. 

      Napster

  • 5. 
    In 1805 Napoleon won a brilliant victory over two other European powers at Austerlitz.  Which powers did he defeat?
    • A. 

      Austria & Britain

    • B. 

      Austria & Italy

    • C. 

      Austria & Russia

    • D. 

      Prussia & Russia

  • 6. 
    In 1806 which nation suffered a shattering defeat at the Battle of Jena? 
    • A. 

      The Grand Duchy of Warsaw

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      Prussia

  • 7. 
    Which battle is widely regarded as Napoleon's most brilliant tactical victory? 
    • A. 

      Borodino

    • B. 

      Jena

    • C. 

      Austerlitz

    • D. 

      Waterloo

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a troop type belonging to the Napoleonic War? 
    • A. 

      Hussar

    • B. 

      Commando

    • C. 

      Cuirassier

    • D. 

      Rifleman

  • 9. 
    Which of these countries remained an enemy of France throughout the entire Napoleonic Wars? 
    • A. 

      Prussia

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 10. 
    The _________ refers to the period of time between Napoleon's escape from the island of Elba, his triumphant return to Paris and his defeat at the battle of Waterloo. 
    • A. 

      Peninsular War

    • B. 

      Hundred Days

    • C. 

      Reign of Terror

    • D. 

      Waterloo Progression

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