Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                           i.        On the morning of ___________, the city of Paris was in a state of alarm.

                          ii.        The _____________ is the national anthem of France composed by the poet ____________________.

                         iii.        Louis XVI was executed publicly at the _______________________.

                         iv.        __________________ wrote a Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Citizen.

                          v.        The slave trade began in the __________________ century.

                         vi.        The burden of financing activities of the state through taxes was borne by the ___________ estate alone.

          vii.        Louis XVI was sentenced to death by a court on the charge of ______.

         viii.        ___________ proposed a form of government based on a social contract between people and their representatives.

                        ix.        __________ sought to refute the doctrine of the divine and absolute right of the Monarch.

                         x.        _____________ came to be known as the sans-culottes.


Q2. When did France become constitutional monarchy?


Q3. What form of government was in practice in France in 1789?


Q4. When did the French Revolution break?


Q5. Which term was used in France for newly elected assembly in 1791?


Q6. Write the name of any prominent revolutionary woman of France.


Q7. Who followed the policy of severe control and punishment in France?


Q8. Name the tax which was paid directly to the state in France.


Q9. In which year slavery was finally abolished in France?


Q10. Who wrote the book two treatises of government?


Q11. On which date the agitated crowd of France stormed and destroyed the Bastille.


When did the agitated crowd of France destroy the Bastille?


Q12. What was the main object of national assembly in France while drafting the constitution in 1791?


Q13. Who was the ruler of France in 1789?


Q14. What does a sceptre stand for?


Q15. What sort of clothes were worn by the Jacobins?


Q16. Who wrote the book ‘The Social Contract’?


Q17. In which book Rousseau mention the idea of one person, one vote?


Q18. Who was defeated in the battle of waterloo?


Q19. Who wrote the spirit of the laws?


Q20. Which period is referred to as the reign of terror?


Q21. In which year French women got the right to vote?


Q22. Between which three countries was triangular slave trade held?


Q23. Which was the most revolutionary social reform of the Jacobin regime?


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