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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) European History Questions

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Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
Grade 11 Medieval Europe
Who was the first ruler of the Holy Roman Empire?
  1. Pepin
  2. Justinian
  3. Charlemagne
  4. Charles Martel
Grade 11 Exploration
                   reached Newfoundland in search of a passage to China.
  1. Juan Ponce de Leon
  2. Ferdinand Magellan
  3. John Wayne
  4. John Cabot
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
In order to give him a chance to renounce his criticisms of the Catholic Church Charles summoned Martin Luther to what?
  1. The Diet of Worms
  2. The Estates General
  3. The Council of Trent
  4. The Augsburg Confession
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
What was the name of the alliance of Lutheran German princes against the Holy Roman Empire in the 1530s and 1540s?
  1. The Zwinglianists
  2. The Augsburg Interim
  3. The League of Cognac
  4. The Schmalkaldic League
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
Charles V was from the House of                .
  1. Valois
  2. Hapsburg
  3. Carolingian
  4. Hohenstaufen
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
Grade 11 Renaissance and Reformation
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 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
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 Russian Revolution
Who led the Bolsheviks during Russia's November Revolution?
  1. Vladimir Lenin
  2. Joseph Stalin
  3. Alexander the II
  4. Alexander Kerensky
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 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 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 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
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