The French Revolution 4
When the starving could not afford bread Marie Antoinette is claimed to have said, "Let them eat cake!"

The French Revolution 4

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Revolution can be defined as a complete, drastic and usually far-reaching change. History tells us that was certainly the case during the French Revolution!

Test yourself with this, our fourth quiz on the subject.

1.
When the King fled Paris in 1791 he was caught where?
Artenay
Beauvais
Chantilly
Varennes
He was recognized despite being in disguise!
2.
When the starving could not afford bread Marie Antoinette is claimed to have said .......
'Can't they have toast instead'
'Let them bake their own'
'Let them eat cake'
'The peasants are revolting'
3.
When Louis went on trial what was he not charged with?
Bankrupting France
Being disloyal to the new Constitution
Murder
Plotting with France's enemies
4.
What happened to the Church under the new Constitution?
All the church buildings were demolished
All the Priests were banished
Catholicism was banned
Its land was given to the State
5.
Many sans-culottes wore a red .......
Beret of Defiance
Cap of Liberty
Scarf of Freedom
Shirt of Blood
6.
What word means the killing of a king?
Crownicide
Palicide
Regicide
Rulicide
7.
Many blamed the King for France's defeat by which country in a war of 1792?
Austria
Italy
Portugal
Spain
The war caused higher food prices and starvation
8.
September 1791 saw France announced as what?
A Democracy
A Republic
Bankrupt
Being in a state of emergency
This means the monarchy was abolished
9.
At which palace was Louis XVI arrested in 1791?
Evian Palace
Palace of Fontainebleau
Palace of Versailles
Tuileries Palace
10.
How was Louis executed in January 1793?
By firing squad
By guillotine
By hanging
By the electric chair
His wife was guillotined in October of the same year
Author:  Jan Crompton

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