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The exam will consist of multiple choice questions and true/false questions. When taking the exam, to select the answer to the question click the button beside your choice of answers, You must save your selection by clicking save answer ( this process allows you to change the answer as often as you want) When you have completed the exam, click the submit button.  It will ask if you are sure? Click Okay.  The exam will be graded and you will receive the score then.

You  should be familiar with the following: Edict of Nantes;   Act of Union, 1707;   Act of Settlement 1701:   Bill of Rights, 1689;   Petition of Right, 1628;   Long Parliament;   Book of Common Prayer;       Huguenots;  Versailles;   divine right of kings;  St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre; Puritans;    Declaration of Breda;   Glorious Revolution;   Roundheads;  Cavaliers;  St. Petersburg;   New Model Army;  Act of Supremacy 1534;  "Bloody" Mary Tudor;  Social Contract;   "Window to the West";   Isaac Newton;  Voltaire;  Rousseau;   Diderot;   Interregnum;   War of Roses;  Test Acts (England); Titus Oates;  George III;   Richelieu;   Mazarin;   Great Northern War;   ; Spanish Armada;    "Solemn League and Covenant";    Archbishop Laud;    "Elizabethan Settlement";  Treaty of the Pyrenees;       Sir Thomas More;  ,  Richelieu,  Louis XIII,  Louis XIV,  Peter I,  Peter III.  Catherine II of Russia;   the wives of Henry VIII;    the children of Henry VIII;   English Civil War;   the opponents of the English Civil War;    The Glorious Revolution;   Enlightenment;    the Men of the Enlightenment, their works;        Hanoverians;    Henry IV and his marriages;   Stuart Monarchs;    Cromwell;     Laud;        Poltava;   Dissolution of the monasteries in England;    30 Years War;   Fronde;    foreign policy of Richelieu, Mazarin, Louis XIV;  Wars of Louis XIV

I have tried to include most of the things that will be on the exam.  But remember you are responsible for having read the material, making your own notes. Some questions are based on your understanding of the material more than merely simple recall of a fact.

QUESTIONS FROM QUIZ 1:

Question 9: (2 points) Parliament was a factor in the absolutism of the Tudors.


Question 10: (2 points) The Great Fire of London occurred in the reign of :

a. William and Mary

b. Charles II

c. James II

d. Anne
Question 11: (2 points) Among Peter I's reforms/changes was to require service (ususally military) from men of all classes.

a. True


b. False
Question 12: (2 points) Charles II ruled absolutely.

a. True


b. False
Question 13: (2 points) The title Lord Protector was used by: a. William of Orange b. Oliver Cromwell c. Thomas Cromwell d. James Stuart
Question 14: (2 points) The ENCYCLOPEDIA was the work of :

a. Voltaire

b. Rousseau

c. Newton

d. Diderot
Question 15: (2 points) The English Long Parliament

a. enacted legislatin supporting absolutism

b. supported the Catholic tendencies of Charles I

c. supported Charles I as military leader

d. enacted legislation against absolutism
Question 16: (2 points) James I's Parliaments were at odds with James because of his failure to join the Protestant cause during the 30 Years War.

a. True


b. False
Question 17: (2 points) After Russia's victory over the Swedes in the Great Northern War, Russia was considered a great power by the Western European nations.

a. True


b. False
Question 18: (2 points) Henry VIII had four wives.

a. True


b. False
Question 19: (2 points) Who was forced from the throne by his daugher and son-in-law?

a. James I

b. Charles I

c. Charles II

d. James II
Question 20: (2 points) TWO TREATISES OF GOVERNMENT was written by:

a. Locke

b. Voltaire

c. Rousseau

d. Diderot
Question 21: (2 points) The supporters of James II and his descendants were called:

a. Puritans

b. Roundheads

c. Jacobites

d. Cavaliers
Question 22: (2 points) The Fronde was :

a. a kind of cannon that revolutionized warfare in the 1600s

b. a revolt against the policies of Mazarin ( and Richelieu)

c. Henry IV's proclamation of toleration for Huguenots

d. a tax
Question 23: (2 points) The King of England who spoke no English was:

a. William of Orange

b. George I

c. George II

d. GeorgeIII
Question 24: (2 points) The War of Spanish Succession began when Charles II left his kingdom to a : a. Spanish heir

b. French heir

c. Dutch heir

d. Austrian heir


Question 25: (2 points) Xenophobia is one of the constants of Russian history.

a. True


b. False
Question 26: (2 points) The Gunpowder Plot was an attempt to kill :

a. James I

b. Charles I

c. Charles II

d. James II
Question 27: (2 points) The Hanoverians had claim to the throne of England because they were descendants of:

a. James I

b. Charles I

c. Charles II

d. James II
Question 28: (2 points) Charles II agreed to the Declaration of Breda in order to become King of England and King of Scotland.

a. True


b. False
Question 29: (2 points) The Petition of Right was a statement of the rights of:

a. The King

b. The Parliament

c. The Church of England

d. The Roman Catholic Church
Question 30: (2 points) James I was much loved by the English.

a. True


b. False
Question 31: (2 points) The Huguenots were the followers of:

a. Martin Luther

b. John Calvin

c. Erasmus

d. Alexander VI
Question 32: (2 points) Charles II agreed to certain conditions/concessions before he returned to England. This document was :

a. The Act of Union

b. Declaration of Breda

c. Act of Settlement

d. Bill of Rights
Question 33: (2 points) Who was made the head of the Church of England by the Act of Supremacy? a. The Pope

b. The Parliament

c. The King

d. The Archbishop of Canterbury


Question 34: (2 points) Henry VII closed the monasteries of England and sold the land to the people. a. True

b. False

Question 35: (2 points) How many wives did Henry VIII have?

a. three

b. four

c. five


d. six
Question 36: (2 points) Peter I built St. Petersburg in the manner of a Western European city.

a. True


b. False
Question 37: (2 points) During the 30 Years War the French fought on the side of the:

a. Austrian Hapsburgs

b. German Protestants

c. Spanish Hapsburgs

d. German Catholics
Question 38: (2 points) CANDIDE was written by :

a. Locke

b. Voltaire

c. Rousseau

d. Diderot
Question 39: (2 points) After acquring/building St. Petersburg Russia no longer needed a warm water port.

a. True


b. False
Question 40: (2 points) The process of changing Russia into a modern Western European style state began in the reign of:

a. Peter I

b. Catherine I

c. Peter III

d. Catherine II
Question 41: (2 points) The Bill of Rights declared that Parliaments should meet frequently.

a. True


b. False
Question 42: (2 points) The Edict of Nantes was given to the Huguenots by:

a. Richelieu

b. Henry IV

c. Louis XIII

d. Mazarin

Question 43: (2 points) Cardinal Richelieu wanted to make the King Supreme in France and France supreme in Europe.

a. True

b. false


Question 44: (2 points) The Edict of Nantes was revoked by :

a. Henry IV

b. Louis XIII

c. Louis XIV

d. Richelieu
Question 45: (2 points) The Russians won a victory over the Swedes during the Great Northern War at: a. St.Petersburg

b. Moscow

c. Poltava

d. Kiev
Question 46: (2 points) Peter I's son, Alexis, agreed with his father's plans to change Russia into a Western European state.

a. True

b. False
Question 47: (2 points) On whose side did the New Model Army fight?

a. Parliament

b. King


c. Catholics

d. Scotland


Question 48: (2 points) Russian eastward expansion could be compared to the United States westward expansion.

a. True


b. False
Question 49: (2 points) Henry IV was a Catholic who gave up his faith for the French throne.

a. True


b. False
Question 50: (2 points) The SOCIAL CONTRACT was written by:

a. Voltaire

b. Rousseau

c. Newton



d. Diderot


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