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Louis XIV Quiz

(This quiz is about Louis XIV of France.)

Louis XIV, King of France, in 1661.

Louis XIV, King of France, in 1661. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Louis XIV Quiz Questions

1) At what age Louis XIV became king?
a) Four years
b) Ten years
c) Six years
d) Eight years

2) How long was the reign of Louis XIV?
a) 40 years
b) 25 years
c) 45 years
d) 72 years

3) What ended the Thirty Years’ War?
a) Peace of Westphalia
b) Peace of Pyrenees
c) Treaty of Paris
d) Treaty of Amiens

4) Who was the chief minister during the first 18 years of Louis XIV’s reign?
a) Cardinal Richeilieu
b) Cardinal Mazarin
c) Robert Walpole
d) Jaques Chirac

5) When did Louis XIV move to Versailles permanently?
a) 1638
b) 1643
c) 1653
d) 1682

Map of Europe in 1648 showing the three Romani...

Map of Europe in 1648 showing the three Romanian principalities: Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldova (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) By which edict Louis XIV revoked the Huguenots’ right of worship?
a) Edict of Nantes
b) Edict of Milan
c) Edict of Fontainebleau
d) Edict of Florence

7) When was the War of Spanish Succession?
a) 1618-1648
b) 1701-1714
c) 1756-1763
d) 1667-1668

8) Which anti-Jansenist bull was issued by the pope at the request of Louis XIV?
a) Exurge Domine
b) Divino Efflante Spiritu
c) Unigenitus
d) Nostra Aetate

9) Who as controller general of finances sharply reduced the annual treasury deficit?
a) Jean Baptiste Colbert
b) Jean Baptiste Moliere
c) Nicolas Fouquet
d) Jules Mansart

10) Which of the following statements is attributed to Louis XIV?
a) After me the deluge.
b) I am the state.
c) Let them eat cakes.
d) We are not amused.

Louis XIV Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) ...

English: Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors) in the Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France. Français : Galerie des Glaces du Château de Versailles, à Versailles en France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) At what age Louis XIV became king?
a) Four years

2) How long was the reign of Louis XIV?
d) 72 years

3) What ended the Thirty Years’ War?
a) Peace of Westphalia

4) Who was the chief minister during the first 18 years of Louis XIV’s reign?
b) Cardinal Mazarin

5) When did Louis XIV move to Versailles permanently?
d) 1682

6) By which edict Louis XIV revoked the Huguenots’ right of worship?
c) Edict of Fontainebleau

7) When was the War of Spanish Succession?
b) 1701-1714

8) Which anti-Jansenist bull was issued by the pope at the request of Louis XIV?
c) Unigenitus

9) Who as controller general of finances sharply reduced the annual treasury deficit?
a) Jean Baptiste Colbert

10) Which of the following statements is attributed to Louis XIV?
b) I am the state.

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Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:57:11.

Jahangir Quiz

Portrait of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

Portrait of Mughal Emperor Jahangir holding a Falcon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Jahangir Quiz Questions

1) What is the meaning of Jahangir?
a) Strong man
b) Peaceful man
c) Archer
d) World Conqueror

2) When did Jahangir become the emperor?
a) 1603
b) 1605
c) 1611
d) 1622

3) Who revolted against Jahangir and was blinded?
a) Khurram
b) Murad
c) Khusro
d) Shahryar

4) How is Mehrunnisa, whom Jahangir married, better known?
a) Kohinoor
b) Noor Hind
c) Noor Jahan
d) Razia

5) Which part of Mughal empire was lost during the reign of Jahangir?
a) Afghanistan
b) Bengal
c) Bihar
d) Punjab

6) Which Sikh Guru was killed on the orders of Jahangir?
a) Angad
b) Arjun Dev
c) Teg Bahadur
d) Gobind Singh

Jahangir Quiz Questions with Answers

Noor Jahan

Noor Jahan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What is the meaning of Jahangir?
d) World Conqueror

2) When did Jahangir become the emperor?
b) 1605

3) Who revolted against Jahangir and was blinded?
c) Khusro

4) How is Mehrunnisa, whom Jahangir married, better known?
c) Noor Jahan

5) Which part of Mughal empire was lost during the reign of Jahangir?
a) Afghanistan

6) Which Sikh Guru was killed on the orders of Jahangir?
b) Arjun Dev

7) How long was the reign of Jahangir?
c) 22 years

8) Which ruler of Mewad accepted Jahangir as overlord?
a) Amar Singh

9) Which garden was built by Jahangir?
c) Shalimar Bagh

10) Where was Jahangir buried?
b) Lahore

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:56:38.

Julius Caesar Quiz

Sculpture of Julius Caesar

Sculpture of Julius Caesar by 17th century French sculptor Nicolas Coustou. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Julius Caesar Quiz Questions

1) Who ordered Julius Caesar to divorce Cornelia?
a) Brutus
b) Sulla
c) Spartacus
d) Cassius

2) From whom did Julius Caesar get ships for Rome in 79 BC?
a) Mithridates
b) Nicomedes
c) Cyrus
d) Alexander

3) When was Julius Caesar elected chief priest?
a) 63 BC
b) 65 BC
c) 67 BC
d) 68 BC

4) Who of the following was not a member of the First Triumvirate?
a) Pompey
b) Julius Caesar
c) Marius
d) Crassus

5) Whom did Julius Caesar divorce?
a) Cornelia
b) Pompeia
c) Calpurnia
d) Mucia

6) Which island was attacked by Julius Caesar in 55 BC?
a) Iceland
b) Britain
c) Sicily
d) Cyprus

7) What did Julius Caesar say when he crossed the Rubicon?
a) Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.
b) The die is cast.
c) God is great.
d) God is alive.

8) Who gave birth to Julius Caesar’s son Caesarian?
a) Cleopatra
b) Constantia
c) Messalina
d) Octavia

9) What was the warning given to Julius Caesar?
a) Hell had no fury like a woman scorned.
b) Beware the Ides of March.
c) A sword is hanging over your head.
d) Goose is cooked.

10) When was Julius Caesar assassinated?
a) 1 January 48 BC
b) 3 March 2 AD
c) 2 April 14 AD
d) 15 March 44 BC

Julius Caesar Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Who ordered Julius Caesar to divorce Cornelia?
b) Sulla

2) From whom did Julius Caesar get ships for Rome in 79 BC?
b) Nicomedes

3) When was Julius Caesar elected chief priest?
b) 65 BC

4) Who of the following was not a member of the First Triumvirate?
c) Marius

5) Whom did Julius Caesar divorce?
b) Pompeia

6) Which island was attacked by Julius Caesar in 55 BC?
b) Britain

7) What did Julius Caesar say when he crossed the Rubicon?
b) The die is cast.

8) Who gave birth to Julius Caesar’s son Caesarian?
a) Cleopatra

9) What was the warning given to Julius Caesar?
b) Beware the Ides of March.

10) When was Julius Caesar assassinated?
d) 15 March 44 BC

Originally posted 2016-06-13 23:58:32.