History of Revolutions

 Revolutions are one of the strongest, and definitely the fastest, forms of historical change. They were times of violence, of great sacrifices and, sometimes, a better path for the affected nation. What do you know about the big revolutions that changed both world and culture?
 
 
Where was Napoleon born?
France
Corsica
Sardinia
Italy
 
 
Which holiday commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution?
Bloody Sunday
Independence Day
Republic Day
Bastille Day
 
 
Which British act contributed much to the spirit and organization of unity that was a necessary prelude to the American Revolution a decade later?
Revenue Act
Marriage Act
Child Labour Act
Stamp Act
 
 
Which leader of the Russian Revolution traveled across Germany in a special security train before reaching Russia?
Leon Trotsky
Vladimir Lenin
Joseph Stalin
Aleksandr Kerensky
 
 
With which revolution is the Bloody Sunday of 1905 associated?
On January 22, 1905, a group of workers led by the radical priest Georgy Apollonovich Gapon marched to the czar's Winter Palace in St. Petersburg to make their demands. Imperial forces opened fire on the demonstrators, killing and wounding hundreds.
French Revolution
Glorious Revolution
Russian Revolution*
American Revolution
 
 
In which country did the Industrial Revolution first take place?
England
France
Spain
Germany
 
 
In collaboration with whom did Karl Marx write the Communist Manifesto?
Friedrich Hegel
James Keir Hardie
Friedrich Engels
Georg Wilhelm
 
 
Who said, “Give me liberty or give me death”?
Richard Henry Lee
Patrick Henry
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
Which failed revolt against British rule led to major changes in colonial administration and society?
Boxer Rebellion
Indian Rebellion of 1857
Barrackpore Mutiny
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
 
 
Which leader endured a long prison term and later became his country’s president and a Nobel Prize winner?
Desmond Tutu
Jonas Savimbi
Nelson Mandela
Jimmy Carter
 
 
Holiday trips in Latin America inspired which Latin American leader to support violent revolution?
Jacobo Arbenz
Fidel Castro
Che Guevara
Juan Perón
 
 
What was the first major American victory in the Revolutionary War?
The Battle of Cowpens
The Battle of Long Island
The Battle of Manassas
The Battle of Saratoga
 
 
What animal appears on the Revolutionary War flag with the legend "Don’t tread on me"?
Snake
Salamander
Deer
Elk
 
Try Again...
It doesn't seem like you remember a lot about history's revolutions. However, it's always good to know the past to better understand the present. How about giving it another go or looking at our answers to learn more about it?
 
Well Done
You know quite a bit about the revolutions of the past! These revolutions were too epic and brought too much change to ever be forgotten, reshaping the world, humanity's culture and of course, history. We're glad to see you know quite a bit about them.
 
Vive la Révolution!
You're quite the expert on revolutions of the past! These revolutions were too big to be forgotten, reshaping the world, humanity's culture and of course, history. These are the biggest changes in history. A fact we should probably be thankful for. Congratulations, you really aced this test!
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