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European History, 1700-1800

written by: Safeasmilk
 
This quiz focuses on the military, political, and social history of the great continent of Europe from 1700 to 1800. It is somewhat difficult, so be warned! I hope you enjoy it.

Question 1:


This monarch's reign, one of the longest in European history, ended in 1715.
King Charles II
Queen Victoria
King George III
Louis XIV

Question 2:


This war started in 1701, when the King of France tried to unite both France and Spain under a single Emperor.
Seven Years War
Anglo-Dutch War
Anglo-Spanish War
War of the Spanish Succession

Question 3:


The importance of this empire was said to have ended at the Battle of Poltava in 1709, a major part of the Great Northern War.
Spanish Empire
Dutch Empire
French Empire
Swedish Empire

Question 4:

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This war, fought from 1740 to 1748, started when Prussia challenged the heir to the Habsburg throne, Maria Theresa.
Seven Years War
Anglo-Prussian War
War of the Austrian Succession
War of the Cognac League


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Question 5:


The Diplomatic Revolution occurred in 1756 when Austria and this country, once its bitter rival, joined forces with Russia.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
The Netherlands
France
Belgium
Spain

Question 6:


Which "great" king ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786?
Alfred the Great
Frederick the Great
Peter the Great
Alexander the Great

Question 7:


What event occurred in Paris on the morning of July 14, 1789?
The outbreak of the Great French War
The execution of Louis XVI
The Storming of the Bastille
The Women's March on Versailles

Question 8:


What Russian monarch abolished slavery in Russia and converted the household slaves into house serfs?
Peter the Great
Catherine II the Great
Feodor III
Roman the Great

Question 9:


Charles XII of Sweden fled to the Ottoman Empire after Peter I of Russia defeated his army at this battle.
the Battle of Waterloo
the Battle of Poltava
the Battle of Montenotte
the Battle of Plassey

Question 10:


The Tulip Period, which lasted from 1718 to 1730, is a period of this empire's history.
the Dutch Empire
the Austrian Empire
the Ottoman Empire
the Russian Empire

 


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