How Much Do You Know About The French Revolution?

It Was One Of The Most Important Events In History. How Much Do You Know About It?
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The French Revolution is said to have begun with what event?
The Bread March
The execution of the king
The storming of the Bastille
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In what year did the French Revolution begin?
1789
1792
1799
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The tremendously unpopular French queen, Marie Antoinette, was actually not French by birth. Where was she born?
England
Germany
Austria
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Who was the king of France during the Revolution?
Louis XVI
Louis XIV
Edward I
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What radical group took over the National Convention and oversaw the bloodiest phase of the Revolution?
Girondins
Jacobins
Paris Commune
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Who led the Committee of Public Safety and was responsible for the execution of thousands?
Robespierre
Marat
Danton
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Which famous novel is based on the French Revolution?
Great Expectations
A Tale of Two Cities
The Pickwick Papers
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In 1789, the Third Estate, which was comprised mostly of peasants, transformed itself into the:
National Assembly
Revolutionary Convention
Peasant's Assembly
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After being forced out of Versailles by a mob, the royal family was held at the:
Bastiille
Petite Trianon
Tuileries Palace
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When the royal family attempted to escape France, they made it as far as what town before being recognized?
Varennes
Lyon
Nice
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Louis XVI was convicted of what crime by the National Convention?
Financial mismanagement
Treason
Moral turpitude
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The five-man governing body created after the Reign of Terror was known as the:
Consulate
Freeman's Assembly
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You are an enemy of the Revolution! You will be sent directly to the guillotine!

C+, Off With Your Head

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You're no radical, but you definitely believe it's time for the monarchy to be replaced.

B+, Moderate Revolutionary

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You are a true, devoted revolutionary! Off with the king's head!

A+, Long Live The Revolution

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1
The French Revolution is said to have begun with what event?
The Bread March
The execution of the king
The storming of the Bastille
2
In what year did the French Revolution begin?
1789
1792
1799
3
The tremendously unpopular French queen, Marie Antoinette, was actually not French by birth. Where was she born?
England
Germany
Austria
4
Who was the king of France during the Revolution?
Louis XVI
Louis XIV
Edward I
5
What radical group took over the National Convention and oversaw the bloodiest phase of the Revolution?
Girondins
Jacobins
Paris Commune
6
Who led the Committee of Public Safety and was responsible for the execution of thousands?
Robespierre
Marat
Danton
7
Which famous novel is based on the French Revolution?
Great Expectations
A Tale of Two Cities
The Pickwick Papers
8
In 1789, the Third Estate, which was comprised mostly of peasants, transformed itself into the:
National Assembly
Revolutionary Convention
Peasant's Assembly
9
After being forced out of Versailles by a mob, the royal family was held at the:
Bastiille
Petite Trianon
Tuileries Palace
10
When the royal family attempted to escape France, they made it as far as what town before being recognized?
Varennes
Lyon
Nice
11
Louis XVI was convicted of what crime by the National Convention?
Financial mismanagement
Treason
Moral turpitude
12
The five-man governing body created after the Reign of Terror was known as the:
Consulate
Freeman's Assembly
Directory