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Social Science : History
THE AGE OF REVOLUTIONS
1. The first British colony in America was_________
a) New York
Answer : c) Jamestown
2. The pioneer of French Revolution who fought on the side of Washington against the British was________ .
Answer : b) Lafayette
3. Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson and Mirabeau wrote the________
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Declaration of Pilnitz
c) Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
d) Human Rights Charter
Answer : c) Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
4. The defeat of British at_______ paved the way for the friendship between France and America
d) New york
Answer : b) Saratoga
5. __________was the symbol of "Royal Despotism" in France.
a) Versailles palace
b) Prison of Bastille
c) Paris Commune
d) Estates General
Answer : a) Versailles Palace
6. The forces of Austria and Prussia were defeated by the French Revolutionary forces at_______.
Answer : d) Valmy
7. Candide was written by_______.
Answer : a) Voltaire
8. The moderate liberals who wanted to retain Louis XVI as a limited monarchy were called__________.
Answer : a) Girondins
9. American War of Independence was ended with the Peace of Paris in the year____.
Answer : d) 1783
10. Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet was ________
a) Common Sense
b) Rights of Man
c) Bill of Rights
d) Abolition of Slavery
Answer : a) Common Sense
1. The Postmaster General of the Postal Department of the government of Continental Congress was Benjamin Franklin.
2. The battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775.
3. The Currency Act insisted on repaying the debt in gold or silver.
4. The leader of National Assemblv of France was Mirabeau.
5. Herbert was guillotined for organizing a Festival of Liberty and Reason.
6. Louis XVI was arrested at Varennes with his family when he tried to escape from France.
1- i) The Portuguese were the pioneers of naval expeditions.
ii) New Plymouth was named after the Quaker Penn.
iii) Quakers have the reputation of encouraging wars.
iv) The English changed the name of New Amsterdam to New York,
a) (i) & (ii) are correct
b) (iii) is correct
c) (iv) is correct
d) (i) & (iv) are correct
Answer : d) i & iv are correct
2. i) The American War of Independence was as much a civil war as a war against the British.
ii) The British forces emerged victorious in York Town.
iii) The nobles in France were supportive of the rising middle class.
iv) The British Parliament repealed the Townshend Act except the tax on paper,
a) i & ii are correct
b) iii is correct
c) iv is correct d) i &iv are correct
Answer :c) iv is correct
3. Assertion (A) : Merchants of Boston boycotted the British goods.
Reason (R) : The British Finance Minister introduced new duties on imports into American colonies.
a) A is correct and R is not the explanation of A
b) A is incorrect and R is not the explanation of A
c) A is correct and R is the explanation of A
d) Both 'A' and 'R' are incorrect
Answer : c) A is correct and R is the explanation of A
4. Assertion (A) : There was a massive peasant revolt in the Vendee against conscriptions.
Reason (R) : The peasants as supporters of the king did not like to fight against him.
a) Both A and R are incorrect
b) Both A and R are correct
c) A is correct and R is incorrect
d) A is incorrect and R is correct
Answer : c) A is correct and R is incorrect
1. John Winthrop – a. France Finance Minister
2. Turgot – b. July 4
3. The Spirit of laws – c. Britain and France
4. Marie Antoinette – d. Massachusetts Bay
5. Seven years war – e. Louis XVI
6. American Independence Day – f. Montesquieu
1. John Winthrop – Massachusetts Bay
2. Turgot – France Finance Minister
3. The Spirit of laws – Montesquieu
4. Marie Antoinette – Louis XVI
5. Seven years war – Britain and France
6. American Independence Day – July 4
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