Q.1: In 1774, _____________ of the Bourbon family of kings ascended the throne of France.
a) Henry IV
b) Louis XVI
c) Louis XIV
Q.2: __________ was a tax levied by the church, comprising one-tenth of the agricultural produce.
Q.3: _________________ proposed a division of power within the government between the legislative, the executive and the judiciary in the book ‘The Spirit Of The Laws’.
b) John Locke
Q.4: The ____________ was a political body to which the three estates sent their representatives.
b) Estates meeting
c) Estates General
Q.5: Who swore to draft a constitution for France in order to limit the powers of the monarch ?
a) National Assembly
b) National Congress
c) National Estate
Q.6: Which of the following statements are correct regarding the decree passed by the National Assembly on the night of 4 August, 1789 ?
i) Members of clergy were forced to give up their privileges.
ii) Lands owned by the middle class were confiscated.
iii) Tithes were abolished.
a) only i
b) i and ii
c) i and iii
Q.7: The draft of constitution of France was completed in _______.
Q.8: Who were given the status of ‘active citizens’ ?
a) Those who were above 25 years of age.
b) Those who paid taxes equal to at least 3 days of a labourer’s wage.
Q.9: The newly drafted Constitution of France began with a ______________________.
b) Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
c) Basic Law
Q.10: _____________ is the national anthem of France.
a) Kimi Ga Yo
b) Land der Berge