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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) European History Questions

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Grade 11 Absolutism
Why did the English want to rebel against King James before the Glorious Revolution?
  1. He wanted to make England a Protestant country
  2. He wanted to make England a Catholic country
  3. He wanted to get rid of Parliament
  4. He wanted to take away the rights of the English people
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
What was a result of the Protestant Reformation in Europe?
  1. The Catholic church accepted the dominance of the new Protestant religions.
  2. Spain became a Protestant country.
  3. Church leaders refused to make any changes.
  4. The power of the Church was weakened in Europe.
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
During the Renaissance, which development contributed most to the Protestant Reformation?
  1. Interest in Greece and Rome
  2. Advances in math and science
  3. Questioning authority
  4. Attention to realism and detail
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Which of following was written by Denis Diderot in order to promote knowledge?
  1. The Encyclopedia
  2. Leviathan
  3. Candide
  4. Two Treatises on Government
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
Luther's 95 Theses were a call for
  1. religious revolt against German princes.
  2. reforms within the Catholic church.
  3. greater papal authority.
  4. crusades to spread Christianity.
Grade 11 Exploration
According to mercantilism, a nation could increase its wealth and power by obtaining as much gold and silver as possible and by
  1. establishing a favorable balance of trade.
  2. establishing friendly relationships with the native people.
  3. conquering wealthy countries.
  4. taxing its citizens.
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
In Western Europe, a major immediate effect of the Reformation was a
  1. renewed domination of the Catholic Church over the German states
  2. greater tolerance of religions other than Christianity
  3. decrease in educational opportunities for the middle class
  4. decline in religious unity and in the power of the Catholic church
Grade 11 Russian Revolution
Grade 11 Cold War
A Cold War event that took place in 1961 was                                             
  1. Operation Vittles
  2. the building of the Berlin Wall
  3. the process of detente
  4. the intensification of the nuclear arms race
Grade 11 Enlightenment
How did the Enlightenment lead to a more secular outlook?
  1. More people questioned religious teaching
  2. More people wanted peace instead of war
  3. People believed more in religion than science
Grade 11 Cold War
The single most important reason the U.S. became engaged in the Cold War was to                                               
  1. prevent the communist takeover of East Berlin
  2. stop the spread of terrorism
  3. limit the development of nuclear weapons
  4. stop the spread of communism
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
How did Luther's ideas spread so fast?
  1. The printing press allowed for more copies to be passed around
  2. horseback riders riding from town to town
  3. Luther preaching
  4. the internet
Grade 11 Enlightenment
What did Montesquieu admire about the British government?
  1. Their need to conquer as much land as possible
  2. Their Bill of Rights
  3. Their separation of power
Grade 11 Enlightenment
Which one of the following was NOT a development of the arts during the Enlightenment?
  1. Reflection of Order and Balance
  2. Development of Novels
  3. 3-Dimensional art became popular
Grade 11 Medieval Europe
The period of the Middle Ages was known for the supremacy of the
  1. the individual.
  2. the church.
  3. the state.
  4. the Medici family.
Grade 11 Enlightenment
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