The French Revolution was-
French Revolution occurred because of despotic and dictatorial rule of king Louise XVI.
Which one of the following group was not benefitted by the French Revolution?
Clergy and Nobles lost their privileges by birth after the revolution.
On which of the following date fortress prison - the Bastille was stormed by the people of Paris?
The fort of Bastile was stormed by the people on 14 July 1789. It was beginning of a new era in the history of France.
18th-century French society was divided in to -
The French society was divided into three estates before the revolution as per feudalism.
What was the name of the direct tax paid by the third estate to the state?
The third estate was bound to pay direct tax (taille) to the state and tithe( tax paid to church) in the pre revolutionary France.
Which unit of currency in France was discontinued in 1794?
Livre was discontinued after France became a republic in 1794.
The terms ‘Old Regime’ is usually used to describe -
The term Old Regime is usually used to describe the society and institutions of France before 1789. France was a monarchy under the old regime. Under the regime, everyone was a subject of the king of France as well as a member of an estate and province.
Which of the following theories was proposed by Montesquieu?
In his book ‘The spirit of the laws’ he proposed division of power among legislature, executive and judiciary.
Sceptre was a symbol of royal power.
The French society, before 1789, was divided into three estates, hence, it was called a
Old regime was a system of societyin France before revolution.