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History of Europe II - Modern Times

written by: iskra87
 
At the end of 18th century the history of Europe started to change dramatically due to the Industrial Revolution, political revolutions and the rise of new philosophical movements. Follow the major developments in Europe since that crucial time!

Question 1:


What was the French governmental structure until the French Revolution?
Absolute monarchy
Dictatorship
Republic
Constitutional monarchy

Question 2:


In the Crimean War, France, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire fought against what country?
Hapsburg Empire
Imperial Russia
Kingdom of Prussia
Kingdom of Italy

Question 3:


What term refers to the competition between Britain, France and Germany over African territory between the 1880s and the beginning of World War I in 1914?
New Imperialism
The African War
The Scramble for Africa
Franco-Prussian War

Question 4:


What state succeeded the Austrian Empire in 1867?
Archduchy of Austria
First Austrian Republic
German Confederation
Austria-Hungary

Question 5:


Who was the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte and the first Empress of the French?
Marie, Countess Walewski
Marie Louise of Austria
Joséphine de Beauharnais
Louise Catherine Eléonore Denuelle de la Plaigne

Question 6:


Where was Napoleon finally defeated on June 18, 1815?
Aspern-Essling
Niemen River
Moscow
Waterloo

Question 7:


The First Word War began after the assassination of what European royal heir?
Maximilian, Duke of Hohenberg,
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
Prince Ernst von Hohenberg
Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria

Question 8:


Name the last Tsar of Russia, who abdicated after the February Revolution of 1917.
Alexander III of Russia
Alexander I
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas I

Question 9:


This organization, established in Paris, 1951, was the predecessor of the European Union.
European Defence Community
European Atomic Energy Community
European Economic Community
European Coal and Steel Community

Question 10:


The Treaty on European Union, that proclaims the creation of the European Union, was signed on February 7, 1992 in this city.
Paris
Geneva
Belfast
Maastricht

 


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