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Prentice Hall World History Chapter 4: The Age of Absolutism (1550-1800) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which protective formation did the Armada sail for part of its voyage?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the most accurate definition of absolute monarchy?

Question 3 3. Louis XIV officially relocated the French court to his Palace at Versailles in _____.

Question 4 4. Suleiman conquered which of the following areas?

Question 5 5. Why was the Grand Alliance formed in 1689?

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Question 6 6. How did Poland's government at the time play a role in the Partition of Poland?

Question 7 7. How was England's government affected by the Civil War, Interregnum, and subsequent Restoration?

Question 8 8. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of a Huguenot:

Question 9 9. How did the Edict of Grace impact the Huguenots in France?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements was true about divine-right rule?

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Question 11 11. What event caused the War of the Spanish Succession?

Question 12 12. How did Suleiman's desire to capture Vienna put him at risk?

Question 13 13. An absolute monarch _____.

Question 14 14. Although the Siege of Vienna was nearly brought to its knees in 1683, its reversal marked a major turning point in Austria's wars with _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a point of contention between Parliament and King Charles I prior to civil war?

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Question 16 16. When did the Thirty Years War take place?

Question 17 17. What is the nickname of the Parliament which voted in favor of a return to government by king?

Question 18 18. The 1685 Edict of Fontainebleau _____.

Question 19 19. Why was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill, fought in 1642, considered to be inconclusive?

Question 20 20. What is true about the Peace of Westphalia and the Treaty of Carlowitz?

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Question 21 21. Which Russian ruler was considered an example of absolute monarchy?

Question 22 22. Which French monarch was considered a prime example of absolute monarchy?

Question 23 23. The Thirty Years War was fought between:

Question 24 24. Peter the Great's father, Aleksey I, died in 1682, but Peter did not ascend to the throne of sole Czar until 1696. What happened in between?

Question 25 25. Why was the divine right of kings a problematic concept for many?

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Question 26 26. What inspired the attempted reforms made by the Polish government in between the First and Second Partition?

Question 27 27. What made Peter the Great gain much of his zeal for all things European?

Question 28 28. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the conflict between England and Spain?

Question 29 29. The session of Parliament Charles called in 1640 became known as the _____ Parliament.

Question 30 30. Who acted as regent for King Louis XIII when he was too young to rule?

Prentice Hall World History Chapter 4: The Age of Absolutism (1550-1800) Chapter Exam Instructions

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