French Revolution - Olympiad Level MCQ, Class 9 SST


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QUESTION: 1

Which Revolution gave the ideas of Liberty, Freedom and Equality to the world?

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The French Revolution gave the idea of Liberty, Equality and Freedom to the world and especially in Europe. The people of France were oppressed by the cruel king. Heavy taxes were imposed on the citizens and a large number of people were slaves or in prison who try to oppose king.
Jean-Jackques Rousseau the French Revolutionist said to his people that "Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains".

QUESTION: 2

When was the battle of Waterloo fought?

Solution: Battle of waterloo was fought in belgium on 18 june 1815 marked the final defeat of napoleon bonaparte,who conquered much of Europe in early 19th century.
QUESTION: 3

‘The Spirit of Laws’ was written by:

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QUESTION: 4

The book ‘Two Treatises on Government’ was written by:

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QUESTION: 5

The term ‘Old Regime’ (France) refers to:

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The term Old Regime is usually used to describe the society and institutions of France before 1789. The term Old Regime also used to describe the Political and social system of France prior to the French Revolution.

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following theory was proposed by Montesquieu?

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QUESTION: 7

In which of the battle was Napoleon finally defeated?

Solution: Napoleon was defeated in Waterloo by Duke of wellington and prussian army commanded by Gebhard Blucher and in 1821 he died.
QUESTION: 8

Identify the statement which is wrong with reference to Robespierre.

Solution:
The reforms brought by the Jacobin government under Robespierre in France were:

1. Elections were held. All men of 21 years and above, regardless of wealth, got the right to vote. The newly elected assembly was called the Convention.
2. Jacobins abolished the monarchy and declared France a republic.
3. The period from 1793 to 1794 is referred to as the Reign of Terror. Robespierre followed a policy of severe control and punishment. Members of the other political parties and his own political party who did not agree to his methods, were imprisoned, arrested and tried by a revolutionary tribunal.
4. Robespierre’s government issued laws placing a maximum ceiling on wages and prices.
5. Meat and bread were rationed. Peasants were forced to transport their grain to the cities and sell it at prices fixed by the government. The use of more expensive white flour was forbidden;
6. Instead of the traditional Monsieur (Sir) and Madame (Madam) all French men and women were henceforth Citoyen
and Citoyenne (Citizen).
7. Churches were shut down and their buildings converted into barracks or offices.
 
QUESTION: 9

The French Revolution led to the formation of National Assembly. Which statement is incorrect about the National Assembly?

Solution: Though the National Assembly held debates and discussions on the abolition of slavery, it did not make any law fearing opposition from the businessmen, whose income depended on slave trade. It was in 1794 that the Convention passed a law to free all slaves in French overseas possessions. But this lasted only for 10 years because when Napoleon Bonaparte became the emperor of France in 1804, he reintroduced slavery. In 1848, Slavery was finally abolished in French colonies.
QUESTION: 10

King Louis XVI belonged to which dynasty of kings?

Solution: Louis XVI (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793) was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and Navarre until 1791, and then as King of the French from 1791 to 1792, before being executed in 1793.
QUESTION: 11

Austrian Princess Marie Antoniette was the queen of which of the following French rulers?  

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QUESTION: 12

Who among the following proposed the Social Contract theory?  

Solution: Rousseau In his book Social Contact He describe that there is an Contact with govt and people.
QUESTION: 13

The National Assembly of France voted in April 1792, to declare war against:

Solution:
The politics of the period inevitably drove France towards war with Austria and its allies. The King, many of the Feuillants, and the Girondins specifically wanted to wage war. 
- The King was hoping war would increase his personal popularity and make him stronger. 
- The Girondins wanted to export the Revolution throughout Europe and, by extension, to defend the Revolution within France. 
- Other Monarchs from Prussia, Austria were threatening of invading France on the behalf of the French Monarchy. Moreover, the king was unhappy to sharing power and not wanting to accept the limitation on his power as result he agitating with the foreign monarchs 
- People like Barnave and Robespierre in France opposed the war, and in Austria the emperor Leopold II, brother of Marie Antoinette, may have wished to avoid war, but unfortunately he died on 1 March 1792.

Thus France under this circumstance it preemptively declared war on Austria (20 April 1792). Prussia joined the Austrian side a few weeks later. And the wars that will catapult Napoleon into notoriety was on.
QUESTION: 14

In France the period from 1793 to 1794 is referred to as Reign of _____ .

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QUESTION: 15

In the context of France, what was ‘tithes’?

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QUESTION: 16

Tax from peasants to Church was called:

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Taille was a royal tax collected by the state. Tithe was a tax to religious contribution and was collected by church. Vingtième was a direct tax levied on income. The capitation was a poll tax, and it was levied on every adult French citizen.

QUESTION: 17

In the context of France, ‘the fall of Bastille’ took place on:

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QUESTION: 18

Who among the following reintroduced slavery in France after it was abolished by Jacobin regime ?

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Napoleon Bonaparte. During the time of French Revolution, Rousseau and Voltaire were the two great French thinkers who wrote about equality and freedom which had a great effect on the mimds of the people of France

QUESTION: 19

Who among the following Indian individuals responded to the ideas coming from Revolutionary France?

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QUESTION: 20

In context of France the volunteers from Marseilles sang the Marseillaise, a patriotic song when they marched into Paris. Who composed this song?

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QUESTION: 21

The constitution begins with a declaration of the –           

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QUESTION: 22

Which of the following was a patriotic song of France during revolution?           

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QUESTION: 23

France become a republic after abolishing the monarchy on –           

Solution: The newly elected assembly of France was called the Convention. On 21September 1792 it abolished the monarchy and declared France a republic. As you know, a republic is a form of government where the people elect the government including the head of the government. There is no hereditary monarchy.
QUESTION: 24

Who of the following are the examples of individuals who represented to the ides coming from revolutionary France?           

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QUESTION: 25

Who was Rousseau ?           

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QUESTION: 26

Who were sans-culottes?           

Solution: We know they r common people's of Paris they were also known as Jacobin's clun . they were third estate people's and was opposed to their king. they work red caps which symbolize that they were free. actually this all about france before the french revolution.
QUESTION: 27

What was the National Anthem of France ?           

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QUESTION: 28

Which was the popular political club ofFrance ?           

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QUESTION: 29

Who was the Author of the book ‘Spirit ofLaw’ ?           

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Baron de Montesquieu
The Spirit of the Laws (French: De l'esprit des lois, originally spelled De l'esprit des loix; also sometimes translated The Spirit of Laws) is a treatise on political theory, as well as a pioneering work in comparative law, published in 1748 by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu.

QUESTION: 30

Where did the Third Estate form and announce the National Assembly?

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