The French Revolution 1
Louis XVI (pictured with his wife, Marie Antoinette) was King when the French Revolution began.

The French Revolution 1

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King Louis XVI was on the throne during the French Revolution. According to History, "I have no intention of sharing my authority" were words allegedly spoken by King Louis XVI. This attitude lead to him losing not only his power but also his life.

Here is our first quiz on the French Revolution.

1.
What was the name for the outdated and unfair system of rule in France?
Ancien Regime
Mal Politique
Systeme Gauche
Vieux Ordre
2.
The French Revolution began in which year?
1781
1784
1789
1792
3.
Who was King of France at that time?
Louis XIV
Louis XV
Louis XVI
Louis XVIII
He became King in 1774 aged 20
4.
Louis XVI is best described as what type of ruler?
Absolute
Convolute
Dissolute
Resolute
He had no parliament to share his power
5.
The French Revolution was inspired by which event?
The American War of Independence
The Gunpowder Plot
The Peasants' Revolt
The Seven Years' War
French soldiers had helped throw the British out of America
6.
How many 'Estates' was France divided into?
2
3
4
6
7.
What was the First Estate?
The Church
The nobility
The peasants
The Royal Family
8.
Who were not included in the Third Estate?
Landless laborers
Professional people
The nobility
Town workers
The nobility formed the Second Estate
9.
Who was the wife of Louis XVI?
Marie Angelique
Marie Antoinette
Marie Helene
Marie Therese
She was Austrian and accused of wasting money
10.
Louis thought he was God's servant and so ruled by .......
Biblical Authority
Blessed Intervention
Divine Right
Holy Powers
Author:  Jan Crompton

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