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Catherine II Quiz

Catherine the Great - the most famous Russian Empress

Catherine the Great – the most famous Russian Empress of German descent (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Catherine II of Russia is also known as Catherine the Great. The dates are as per Gregorian calendar.)

Catherine II Quiz Questions

1. When was Catherine II born?
a) 2 May 1729
b) 1 March 1710
c) 19 August 1714
d) 8 December 1732

2. Where was Catherine II born?
a) Berlin
b) Munich
c) Szczcen
d) Frankfurt

3. What was Catherine II’s name at the time of her birth?
a) Sophia Augusta Frederika
b) Maria Theresa
c) Jane Seymour
d) Margaret Tudor

4. What was Catherine II’s denomination at the time of her birth?
a) Catholic
b) Anglican
c) Lutheran
d) Baptist

5. When did Catherine II proclaim herself czarina?
a) 22 June 1748
b) 9 July 1762
c) 5 February 1740
d) 18 October 1768

6. Who was overthrown by Catherine II and later murdered?
a) Alexander II
b) Peter III
c) Ivan VI
d) Nicholas II

7. Who claimed to be Peter III and led Cossak troops against Catherine II?
a) Yuri Andropov
b) Grigory Orlov
c) Yemelyan Pugachov
d) Leonid Brezhnev

8. Whose condition became worse under Catherine II?
a) Nobles
b) Soldiers
c) Fishermen
d) Serfs

9. When did Catherine II die?
a) 30 September 1800
b) 29 April 1802
c) 28 January 1792
d) 17 November 1796

10. Where did Catherine II die?
a) Moscow
b) St. Petersburg
c) Vladivostak
d) Tsarskoye Selo

Catherine II Quiz Questions with Answers

Catherine II

Catherine II Strolling in the Park at Tsarskoye Selo the Chesme Column in the Background (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Catherine II born?
a) 2 May 1729

2. Where was Catherine II born?
c) Szczcen

3. What was Catherine II’s name at the time of her birth?
a) Sophia Augusta Frederika

4. What was Catherine II’s denomination at the time of her birth?
c) Lutheran

5. When did Catherine II proclaim herself czarina?
b) 9 July 1762

6. Who was overthrown by Catherine II and later murdered?
b) Peter III

7. Who claimed to be Peter III and led Cossak troops against Catherine II?
c) Yemelyan Pugachov

8. Whose condition became worse under Catherine II?
d) Serfs

9. When did Catherine II die?
d) 17 November 1796

10. Where did Catherine II die?
d) Tsarskoye Selo

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:35:46.

Denis Diderot Quiz

1. Where was Denis Diderot born?
a) Grenoble
b) Langres
c) Flux
d) Naples

2. When was Denis Diderot awarded the degree of Master of Arts in the University of Paris?
a) 19 March 1728
b) 14 April 1736
c) 2 September 1732
d) 11 November 1731

3. What did Denis Diderot edit in 1745-1772?
a) Le Figaro
b) Le Monde
c) Encyclopedie
d) Bild

4. Whom did Denis Diderot marry?
a) Antoinette Champion
b) Madeleine de Puisieux
c) Sophie Volland
d) Louise d’Epinay

5. When was Lettre sur les aveugles published?
a) 1745
b) 1749
c) 1742
d) 1746

6. Where was Denis Diderot imprisoned for three months?
a) Vincennes
b) Bastille
c) Cannes
d) Montreaux

7. Which of the following books did Denis Diderot publish in 1751?
a) Les Bijoux Indiscrets
b) Le Neveu de Rameau
c) Pensees philosophiques
d) Lettre sur les sourds et muets

8. Who bought Denis Diderot’s library?
a) William III
b) Mary II
c) Catherine II
d) Louis XVI

9. When did Denis Diderot die?
a) 26 January 1785
b) 22 May 1788
c) 31 July 1784
d) 12 December 1792

10. Where did Denis Diderot die?
a) Moscow
b) St. Petersburg
c) Paris
d) Vore

Denis Diderot Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Where was Denis Diderot born?
b) Langres

2. When was Denis Diderot awarded the degree of Master of Arts in the University of Paris?
c) 2 September 1732

3. What did Denis Diderot edit in 1745-1772?
c) Encyclopedie

4. Whom did Denis Diderot marry?
a) Antoinette Champion

5. When was Lettre sur les aveugles published?
b) 1749

6. Where was Denis Diderot imprisoned for three months?
a) Vincennes

7. Which of the following books did Denis Diderot publish in 1751?
d) Lettre sur les sourds et muets

8. Who bought Denis Diderot’s library?
c) Catherine II

9. When did Denis Diderot die?
c) 31 July 1784

10. Where did Denis Diderot die?
c) Paris

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:37:21.