The French Revolution DVD
1) In 1794 what took place?
a) Robespierre awaited his beheading in prison
b) The French Revolution began
c) Robespierre issued his Declaration.
2) Who was called “the incorruptible”?
c) Louix XVI
3) When was
4) How old was Louis Capet on the eve of his wedding?
5) How old was Marie Antionette when she arrived in
6) How did Louis feel about Antionette on their wedding night?
a) He liked her
b) He didn’t like her
a) 26 million
b) 29 million
c) 32 million
8) Was Louis XVI a good leader?
9) In what language did Robespierre speak to the king when he was a school boy?
10) Does the Enlightenment movement trust authority?
11) What was Marie Antionette’s nick name?
a) Madame Vanity
b) Madame Deficit
c) Madame Millions
12) What is the job of the queen?
a) Rule her subjects as queen
b) Produce a male heir
c) Manage the royal household
13) What did king Louis XVI have to do in order to bear a child?
a) Get a simple surgery
b) Get a complicated surgery
14) How many children did the King have after 19 years of marriage?
15) When the Estates General was called, how long had it been since they last met?
a) 175 years
b) 99 years
c) 150 years
16) For which Estate did Robespierre fight?
17) What did the 3rd
Estate declare at the
a) The will keep meeting until they have a new constitution
b) That they will die rather than live under the king
c) That they will start a revolution
18) What were the rioters looking for in the Bastille?
c) Gun powder
19) What does the Declaration of the Rights of Man say about the king?
a) He is not mentioned
b) He must be eliminated
c) He is an unjust ruler
20) What was the name of the successful revolutionary newspaper?
a) The Star
b) The Friend of the People
c) The New Journal
21) Did Marie Antionette say “Let them eat cake”?
22) What did the crowd demand
a) Better food
b) That the king provide them with jobs
c) That the king and queen
23) How many marched from
24) By 1791 what did King Louis decide?
a) Regain control of his kingdom
c) Flee to
25) Nickname of the guillotine was
a) Merciful Death
b) National razor
c) National justice
26) Did Robespierre support
going to war with
27) Who considered themselves
to be the true citizens of
a) The Sans Coulettes
b) The residents of
c) The bourgeoisie
28) Did the Jacobins support or oppose having the king put to death?
a) Oppose the king’s death
b) Support his death
29) In what year did Charlotte Corday commit murder?
30) How old was Marie Antionette when she was in prison?
31) What was Marie Antionette accused of regarding her family?
a) Plotting her husband’s death
b) Incest with her son
c) Having many lovers
32) How may members were there in the Committee of Public Safety?
33) Did the French Revolutionaries support or oppose the Catholic Church?
34) Why did the French Revolutionaries make a new calendar?
a) To show how the Revolution
b) To stamp out Christianity
c) To separate itself from
35) What was Robespierre’s dream, using terror?
a) Make a nation founded on fear
b) Make a nation founded on individual rights
c) Make a republic of virtue
36) The last phase of the revolution was called what?
a) Thermadorian Revolution
b) The Great Terror
c) September Massacres
37) What was the new religious festival Robespierre proclaimed?
a) Feast of God the Reasoner
b) Feast of Equality
c) Feast of the Supreme Being
38) Where did Robespierre shoot himself?
39) How many years passed before power consolidated in Napoleon?
a) 5 b) 8 c) 10