An Interesting World History MCQ Quiz- II

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 113

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  • 1. 
    Who was an Enlightenment thinker who believed in direct democracy, emphasized social contract where nation was governed by people?
    • A. 

      Locke

    • B. 

      Montesquieu

    • C. 

      Rousseau

    • D. 

      Voltaire

  • 2. 
    Who ruled Russia from 1762-1796 and ruled with absolute authority but sought to reform Russia, almost freed serfs, supported Enlightenment ideas
    • A. 

      Peter the Great

    • B. 

      Catherine the Great

    • C. 

      Henry the Great

    • D. 

      Louis XIV

  • 3. 
    What revolution was where the Declaration of Independence was made that declared independence from Britian and fought against British for freedom
    • A. 

      French Revolution

    • B. 

      British Revolution

    • C. 

      American Revolution

    • D. 

      Latin America Revolution

    • E. 

      Glorious Revolution

  • 4. 
    Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? 
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Napoleon

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      James Monroe

    • E. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 5. 
    What is Central Europe?
    • A. 

      Netherlands, Germany (Prussia), Switzerland, and Austria

    • B. 

      Netherlands, Germany (Prussia), Switzerland, and France

    • C. 

      Netherlands, Switzerland, France, and Austria

    • D. 

      Netherlands, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, and Austria

  • 6. 
    What was the rule of Robespierre where many people were executed for crimes?
    • A. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • B. 

      Age of Reason

    • C. 

      Age of Punishment

    • D. 

      Reign of Terror

    • E. 

      Reign of Horror

  • 7. 
    Who conquered great amounts of land for France, sold Louisiana purchase, and became emperor in 1799?
    • A. 

      Louis XIV

    • B. 

      Napoleon

    • C. 

      Robespierre

    • D. 

      Bastille

    • E. 

      Peter the Great

  • 8. 
    What was an invention that had a way of fueling something like a boat and was improved by James Watt?
    • A. 

      Spinning jenny

    • B. 

      Steam engine

    • C. 

      Boat

    • D. 

      Steam boat

  • 9. 
    What began in the middle 1700's in England?
    • A. 

      Age of Reason

    • B. 

      Enlightenment

    • C. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      English Revolution

  • 10. 
    What was the time called when people revolted against absolute monarchy and it was a time of terror and execution?
    • A. 

      Enlightenment

    • B. 

      Spanish Revolution

    • C. 

      French Revolution

    • D. 

      American Revolution

  • 11. 
    What had great symbolism in the French Revolution and was on July 14, 1789?
    • A. 

      Bastille

    • B. 

      Reign of Terror

    • C. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      Urbanization

  • 12. 
    What is city building and movement of people to cities?
    • A. 

      Migration

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Urbanization

    • D. 

      Isolationism

  • 13. 
    What was invented by James Hargreaves in 1764 and was a spinning wheel that allowed one spinner to work 8 threads at once?
    • A. 

      Spinning wheel

    • B. 

      Spinning jenny

    • C. 

      Spinning worker

    • D. 

      Spinning rule

  • 14. 
    Who was the minister of Austria and wanted to restore balance of power and ruling families to Europe?
    • A. 

      Congress of Vienna

    • B. 

      Metternich

    • C. 

      Stalin

    • D. 

      Peter the Great

  • 15. 
    What was a cause of Industrialism?
    • A. 

      Investment in new inventions

    • B. 

      Standard of living raised

    • C. 

      Revolutions

  • 16. 
    What were larger fields that were enclosed with fences that allowed land owners to experiment with crops?
    • A. 

      Fields

    • B. 

      Three field system

    • C. 

      Enclosure

    • D. 

      Moats

  • 17. 
    Political revolutions around the world were:
    • A. 

      Influenced by Enlightenment ideas

    • B. 

      Wanted dictatorship

    • C. 

      Wanted rights to be limited

    • D. 

      Wanted ideas to be contained

  • 18. 
    What was a series of meetings to establish long-lasting peace and stability on the European continent?
    • A. 

      Munich Conference

    • B. 

      United Nations

    • C. 

      Congress of Vienna

    • D. 

      National Congress

    • E. 

      Communism

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