NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - French Revolution, Russian Revolution

Question - 1

Storming of the Bastille:

  • A 14th July, 1789
  • B 14th July, 1798
  • C 14th June, 1789
  • D 14th June, 1798

Question - 2

The Bastille symbolised:

  • A benevolence of the king
  • B despotic power of the king
  • C armed might of France
  • D prestige and power

Question - 3

18th century French society was divided into:

  • A castes
  • B four Estates
  • C three Estates
  • D two Estates

Question - 4

Which of the following constituted the privileged class?

  • A Clergy and peasants
  • B Peasants and nobility
  • C First and Third Estate
  • D Clergy and nobility

Question - 5

The most important of the privileges enjoyed by the clergy and nobility:

  • A right to collect dues
  • B ownership of land
  • C participate in wars
  • D exemption from taxes to the state

Question - 6

Which of the following believed social position must depend on merit?

  • A Middle class
  • B Nobility
  • C Workers
  • D Peasants

Question - 7

Society based on freedom, equal laws and opportunities was advocated by:

  • A middle class and people of the Third Estate
  • B clergy and nobility
  • C philosophers such as John Locke and Rousseau
  • D Englishmen Georges Danton and Arthur Young

Question - 8

Which of the following refuted the doctrine of divine and absolute right?

  • A John Locke
  • B Rousseau
  • C Montesquieu
  • D Voltaire

Question - 9

Who advocated government based on Social Contract?

  • A Darwin
  • B Spencer
  • C Rousseau
  • D Montesquieu

Question - 10

Division of power within the government was put forth In:

  • A 'Two Treaties of Government'
  • B 'The Spirit of the Laws'
  • C 'Le Moniteur Universal'
  • D 'The Social Contract'
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