• 1. 
    Napoleon was born on what Mediterranean island?

  • Corsica
  • Cypress
  • Sicily
  • Crete
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes Napoleon's early life?

  • He grew up in a wealthy family and received a good education
  • His father was a revolutionary who was killed during the French Revolution
  • He grew up in the king's court as the nephew of the king of France
  • He was an orphan who had to fight his way to the top
  • 3. 
    What major political event took place in France prior to Napoleon's rise to power?

  • World War I
  • The collapse of the Roman Empire
  • The Reformation
  • The French Revolution
  • 4. 
    Napoleon first made a name for himself as a military leader at the siege of what French city?

  • Toulon
  • Paris
  • Marseille
  • Le Havre
  • 5. 
    What was the name of the government that Napoleon formed in France in 1799?

  • Consulate
  • Directory
  • French Republic
  • Third Estate
  • 6. 
    According to the Napoleonic Code, how were appointments to government positions to be awarded?

  • Based on the favors that a person did for Napoleon
  • Based on whether a person was an aristocrat
  • Based on a person's religion
  • Based on a person's ability and talents
  • 7. 
    What improvements and reforms did Napoleon institute?

  • He allowed religious freedom
  • All of the above
  • He built new roads throughout France
  • He encouraged businesses in France
  • 8. 
    Napoleon's invasion of what country turned out to be his downfall?

  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • 9. 
    Who crowned Napoleon Emperor of France?

  • The Pope
  • Napoleon himself
  • Cardinal Richelieu
  • Josephine
  • 10. 
    What was Waterloo to Napoleon?

  • The final battle where his army was defeated
  • The place where he grew up
  • His final resting place
  • An island where he was exiled after his defeat
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