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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) European History Questions

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Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Who invented the steamboat?
  1. Robert Fulton
  2. Eli Whitney
  3. Elizabeth Stanton
  4. Samuel Morse
Grade 8 Medieval Europe
What was the treaty that split Charlemagne’s empire among his three grandsons?
  1. Treaty of Ghent
  2. Treaty of Versailles
  3. Treaty of Verdune
  4. Concordat of Worms
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
  1. The United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. France
  4. Spain
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Grade 8 Renaissance and Reformation
Who was the author of the 95 theses?
  1. Charles
  2. Henry
  3. Martin Luther
Grade 8 Medieval Europe
Which European reached America before Columbus did?
  1. Sir Francis Drake
  2. Leif Ericson
  3. Sir Walter Raleigh
  4. Amerigo Vespucci
Grade 8 French Revolution
Which Island was Napoleon Bonaparte exile to first?
  1. Alcatraz
  2. Elba
  3. Paris
  4. Saint Helena
Grade 8 Renaissance and Reformation
Who set up a theocracy in the Swiss city-state of Geneva?
  1. Martin Luther
  2. John Calvin
  3. Thomas Cranmer
Grade 8 Modern Europe
Napoleon III's reign ended after defeat at the Battle of Sedan in what war?
  1. Crimean War
  2. Austro Prussian War
  3. Franco Prussian War
  4. War of French Sucession
Grade 8 European History
The Ottoman Empire reached its height under which Emperor?
  1. Murad IV
  2. Ahmed III
  3. Mehmed the Concqueror
  4. Suleiman the Magnificent
Grade 8 Modern Europe
Grade 8 French Revolution
Which of the following did not occur in France during the Late 1700's?
  1. a feudal state
  2. deeply in debt
  3. experiencing food shortages
  4. American Revolution
Grade 8 European History
Who was the Turkish leader in the War of Turkish Independence?
  1. Ismet Pasha
  2. T.E. Lawrence
  3. Anastasios Papoulas
  4. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Grade 8 European History
During the 19th Century the Ottoman Empire did NOT attempt which of the following modernization reforms?
  1. Income taxes
  2. Installing telegraphs
  3. Opening post offices
  4. Establishing universities
Grade 8 European History
Grade 8 Modern Europe
The announcement of the closure of the National Workshops prompted what uprising?
  1. June Days
  2. July Revolution
  3. February Revolution
  4. Thermidorian Reaction
Grade 8 Modern Europe
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