History test No. 18

OMTEX CLASSES                                                                                 (25 MARKS)

1.       FILL IN THE BLANKS
  1. “Without _______________ the French revolution would not have taken place.” (Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau)
  2. The common man of France had to suffer from forced labour, payment of salt-tax and ___________  a tax of 1/10th of income to be paid to church.(income-tax, tithe, religious tax)
  3. France and _____________ made rapid advance in iron and steel and chemical industry in the early phase of industrial Revolution. (Italy, Germany, Spain)

2.       ANSWER THE FOLLOWING 25 TO 30 WORDS EACH (any 2)
1.      What did enrage many a colonist after the end of the ‘seven years’ war?
2.      How did Louis xvi try to improve the conditions in France?
3.      How did industrial revolution begin in England?

3.       GIVE REASONS FOR THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS IN 25 TO 30 WORDS EACH (any 2)
1.      Rousseau is regarded as the prophet of the French Revolution.
2.      Louis XVI was compelled to convene the Estates General
3.      Cotton textile was England’s chief industry.

4         ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 40 TO 50 WORDS EACH (any 2)
1.       Explain Montesquieu theory of separation of powers.
2.       State the importance of the French revolution in the context of the world history.
3.       What were the evil effects of the industrial revolution?

5         ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS IN 80 TO 100 WORDS EACH (any 2)
1.      Give an account of an American declaration of independence.
2.      What were the consequences of the ‘American war of independence’?
3.      What were the effects of the French revolution?