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French Revolution (class 9th)


Multiple Choice Questions


1) Give one word for: An extreme situation where the basic means of livelihood are endangered.

a) Political crisis

b) Subsistence crisis

c)Financial crisis

d)Economic crisis


2) Reign of Terror ended with the end of which person?

a) Napoleon

b) Robespierre

c) Louis XVI

d)John Locke


3) Which of the following is incorrect with respect to Directory?

a) Executive committee consist of two members.

b) Two elected legislative councils would appoint an executive committee.

c)This system was introduced to check the concentration of power in one man.

d) The directory couldn't be dismissed by the vote of councils.


4) Strength lies in unity is portrayed by which political symbols?

a) The broken chain

b) The bundle of rods or fasces

c)Sceptre

d)The Law tablet


5) Which of the following is not a natural and inalienable right in the Constitution of France?

a) Right to Constitutional Remedies

b) The right to life

c) Freedom of speech and opinion

d) Equality before law


Assertion and Reason


Q1.

Assertion (A): Robespierre was the leader of the Jacobins club and his rule is referred to as the Reign of Terror. Reason (R): He followed a policy of severe control and punishment.


a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

b)Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

c) A is correct but R is wrong

d) A is wrong but R is correct


Q2.

Assertion (A): Bastille was hated by all and the revolutionaries attacked the Bastille prison. Reason (R): It was seen as a symbol of the despotic power of the king.


a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

c) A is correct but R is wrong

d) A is wrong but R is correct

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