French Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

Legend has it that Marie Antoinette has said about starving Parisians “If they don’t have bread, let them eat brioche!” Weather this was true or not, it very much illustrates the colossal gap between nobles and common people at the time. But just then… everything changed. Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, French for "Liberty, equality, fraternity” was the motto for the French Revolution.

How much are you aware of this crucial turn in human’s history? Why did the Parisian mob hit the road for the storming of the Bastille? What led to the Women's March on Versailles? Under what charge was King Louis XVI sentenced to death? When was the “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen” first published? Head for the quizzes we’ve got and be the sovereign of the French Revolution knowledge. And don’t worry, if you fail, no one will cut your head off!!!

The French Revolution is one of the most influential events in world history. The revolution would go on to affect the history of France and the whole of Europe in an unprecedented way that no other event was ever able to. How...

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    The need for gunpowder and weapons led to:

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    The French National Assembly swore the Tennis Court Oath, which was

French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789–1815   Section Quiz 18-3

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    Napoleon's government after 1799

The financial strain of servicing old debt and the excesses of the current royal court caused dissatisfaction with the monarchy and contributed to national unrest which culminated in the French Revolution of 1789. Napoleon...

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    The social inequalities that contributed to the French Revolution are best illustrated by the conditions of the __________, who made up 75 to 80 percent of the population

Do you really know about the French Revolution? Let's take this quiz and learn more about history! 

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    At the Congress of Vienna, legitamacy refers to

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French Revolution Questions & Answers

Name one of the two countries who were willing to go to war with France to help Louis regan his power?
What did members of The Third Estate have before the revolution?
The third estate was written by Abbe Sieyes written before the French revolution. It was written in the January of 1789 and is political pamphlet, which influenced the population in a major manner. Before the revolution took place, the third estate h
What does the need for gunpowder and weapons led to?
The need for gunpowder and weapons led to the storming of the Bastille , which was seen as the symbol of despotism . The fall of the Bastille symbolized the fall of despotism . The French people stormed the Bastille to seize arms and weaponry which w
Who created the tennis court oath?
Actually, this isn't true. In fact, there were members of the First and Second Estates there. Of course, they just supported the fact that the Third Estate wasn't getting enough power. They were the National Assembly.