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Louis XVI Quiz

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Louis XVI succeeded the previous King of France Louis XV. Of what relation were Louis XVI and Louis XV respectively?
Cousins
No relation
Grandson and grandfather
Son and father

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Of what noble house was Louis XVI?
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Capet
Windsor
Lancaster
Dierdriu

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What is the name of this liberal economist who was  a principal advisor to Louis and who disastrously deregulated the grain market in France?
Turgot
Renais
Robespierre
Alvhurst

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What was the name of Louis XVI's wife who is infamously attributed with saying the phrase "Then, let them eat cake"?
Julia A'Chuissettes
Renee de Compcourt
Marie Antoinette
Adeline Feldspar

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In what year was the French monarchy, and Louis XVI's authority with it, abolished?
1792
1799
1806
1812

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The capture of what French fortress/prison was the major event that convinced the French monarchy to begin pursuing republican solutions?
The Guillefort-Montefort Rook
The Fortress of Saint Sebastian
The Printemps
The Bastille

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After the Bastille, Louis XVI was forced to recognize the authority of what pseudo-democratic governing body which was France's first revolutionary government?
The National Assembly
The King's Court
The Constitutional Convention
The French Provisional Parliament

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When Louis XVI realized how quickly sentiment was turning against him, he and his family attempted unsuccessfully to flee France until they were recognized in what now-famous town?
Rednanne
Nice
Rousseir
Varennes

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The Insurrection of what day was the event where revolutionaries stormed Louis XIV's palace and forced the official disbandment of the monarchy?
April 1st, 1789
October 29th, 1799
July 4th, 1776
August 10th, 1792

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The Insurrection of August 10th, 1792 saw revolutionaries storm what palace which housed Louis XVI?
Saint Marc's Place
Tuileries Palace
The Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Urienge

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What was the first fully republican government of France which tried Louis XVI for crimes against his people and sentenced him to execution?
The National Convention
The French Assembly
The Diet of Paris
The Legislative Council of France

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With what infamous device was Louis XVI executed?
The rack
The iron maiden
The Guillotine
The gallows

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Who was Louis XVI's successor to the throne of France?
Caspar III
Anne I
Louis XVII
No one

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What was the name of the event in French history where Louis XVI's brothers rose to power over the nation and attempted unsuccessfully to restore the monarchy?
The Bourbon Restoration
The Houses Rebuilt
The French Regression
The Reign of Terror

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What is the name of Louis XVI's daughter who was the final surviving member of his direct bloodline until she died childless in 1851?
Gwendolyn Palor
Marie Therese
Angeline Celeste
Elizabeta Louise

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