The French Revolution MCQ Class 9

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Social Science History Chapter 1 The French Revolution

Q.1 On what date the city of Paris was in a state of alarm.

  1. 14 June 1789
  2. 18 July 1879
  3. 20 June 1769
  4. 14 July 1789

Answer:- d) 14 July 1789

Q.2 At what age did Louis XVI marry?

  1. 18
  2. 22
  3. 20
  4. 25

Answer:- c) 20

Q.3 What was the name of Louis XVI’s wife?

  1. Rose Antoinette
  2. Marie Antoinette
  3. Siya Antoinette
  4. Marchel Antoinette

Answer:- b) Marie Antoinette

Q.4 What was the church that extracted shares of taxes called?

  1. Livre
  2. Tithe
  3. Taille
  4. Manor

Answer:- b) Tithe

Q.5 What was the population of France in 1715?

  1. 23 million
  2. 26 million
  3. 13 million
  4. 33 million

Answer:- a) 23 million

Q.6 What was the population of France in 1789?

  1. 26 million
  2. 28 million
  3. 30 million
  4. 27 million

Answer:- b) 28 million

Q.7 On what date did the agitated crowd storm and destroy the Bastille?

  1. 14 July 1789
  2. 16 July 1878
  3. 15 June 1788
  4. 12 June 1686

Answer:- a) 14 July, 1789

Q.8 On what date did the Assembly pass a decree abolishing the feudal system of obligation and taxes?

  1. 4 May 1788
  2. 6 August 1768
  3. 8 May 1677
  4. 4 August 1789

Answer:- d) 4 August 1789

Q.9 In what year did the National Assembly complete the draft of constitution?

  1. 1789
  2. 1790
  3. 1791
  4. 1792

Answer:- c) 1791

Q.10 What is the national anthem of France?

  1. Aegukga
  2. Marcha Real
  3. Swiss Psalm
  4. Marseillaise

Answer:- d) Marseillaise

Q.11 Marseillaise was composed by:-

  1. Roget de L’Isle
  2. Louis XVI
  3. Maximilian Robespierre
  4. Dr. Guillotin

Answer:- a) Roget de L’Isle

Q.12 The period from 1793 to 1794 is referred as:-

  1. The abolition of slavery
  2. The outbreak of the revolution
  3. The region of terror
  4. The French revolution 

Answer:- c) The region of terror

Q.13 Who invented the Guillotine?

  1. Roget de L’Isle
  2. Louis XVI
  3. Maximilian Robespierre
  4. Dr. Guillotin

Answer:- d) Dr. Guillotin

Q.14 Which term is used to describe the society and institutions of France before 1789?

  1. Old Regime
  2. Livers
  3. Subsistence crisis
  4. Taille

Answer:- a) Old Regime

Q.15 In which year did the women in France get the right to vote?

  1. 1791
  2. 1789
  3. 1946
  4. 1947

Answer:- c) 1946

Q.16 When was slavery abolished in French colonies?

  1. 1946
  2. 1799
  3. 1864
  4. 1848

Answer:- d) 1848

Q. 17 Who crowned himself as the emperor of France in 1804?

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. Maximilian Robespierre
  3. Louis XVI
  4. Tipu Sultan

Answer:- a) Napoleon Bonaparte

Q.18 Where was Napoleon defeated?

  1. Bastille
  2. Waterloo
  3. Jacobins
  4. Prussia

Answer:- b) Waterloo

Q.19 In what year was Napoleon defeated?

  1. 1848
  2. 1868
  3. 1815
  4. 1807

Answer:- c) 1815

Q.20 Farmers, peasant, and shopkeeper was in which state:-

  1. Clergy
  2. Third state 
  3. Nobility

Answer:- b) Third state

Q.21 Why was the national assembly formed:-

  1. To limit the power of business
  2. To limit the power of the Monarch
  3. To limit the power of the press

Answer:- b) To limit the power of the Monarch

Q.22 Guillotine was

  1. A device consisting of two poles and a blade with which a person is beheaded
  2. A sword by which the person is beheaded
  3. A tool by which the person is hanged with the rope
  4. To shoot the person in front of the people

Answer:- a)A device consisting of two poles and a blade with which a person is beheaded.

Q.23 What is livre?

  1. A tax lived by the church
  2. Unit of currency in France discontinued in 1794
  3. Castle or stately residence belonging to a king or nobleman
  4. The act of freeing

Answer:- b)  Unit of currency in France, discontinued in 1794

Q.24 What was worn by the slave upon becoming free:-

  1. Blue-cap
  2. Red-cap
  3. Yellow-cap
  4. Purple-cap

Answer:- b) red- cap

Q.25 At which place was Louis XVI executed publicly:-

  1. De la Concorde
  2. Bastille
  3. Versailles
  4. Waterloo

Answer:- a) De la Concorde

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