• 1. 
    Maximilien Robespierre is famous for his role in what major world event?

  • World War I
  • French Revolution
  • American Revolution
  • World War II
  • 2. 
    What did Maximilien Robespierre study while attending school in Paris?

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Engineering
  • Painting
  • 3. 
    Robespierre attended the Estates-General as an elected member from what Estate?

  • Third
  • He represented all the Estates
  • First
  • Second
  • 4. 
    What people did Robespierre advocate for while he was a lawyer and at the Estates-General?

  • Commoners
  • Aristocrats
  • Clergy
  • Royal Family
  • 5. 
    What group formed when the Third Estate broke away from the Estates-General?

  • Council of Ancients
  • National Assembly
  • French Parliament
  • Directory
  • 6. 
    What political club did Robespierre join and eventually become the leader of?

  • Jacobins
  • Cordeliers
  • Enrages
  • Girondins
  • 7. 
    Robespierre became the most powerful man in France when he became the leader of what group?

  • Council of Ancients
  • Directory
  • Committee of Public Safety
  • French Parliament
  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes France under the Reign of Terror?

  • A time of freedom of speech and the press
  • A time when anyone against the government was killed or put in jail
  • A time of open discourse as to the future of the French government
  • A time when people were free to voice their opinions
  • 9. 
    How did Robespierre die?

  • He was executed by guillotine
  • He was killed in battle while attacking the king's palace
  • He committed suicide when guards came to arrest him
  • He died of old age after years of serving the French government
  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is true about Robespierre?

  • He helped to get slavery abolished in France
  • He was against the Catholic Church
  • He had people killed for the suspicion of not supporting the revolution
  • All of the above
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