Phases of the French Revolution: Overview & Events


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Which of the following statements is FALSE?

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1. How did Maximilien de Robespierre impact the radical phase of the French Revolution?

2. During the radical phase of the French Revolution, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the events of the French Revolution. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include key figures in the French Revolution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of the following terms:

  • The Directory
  • Maximilien de Robespierre
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • The Reign of Terror

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the events of the French Revolution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the leaders in the French Revolution
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Directory and the Reign of Terror
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of the Revolution

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Events of the French Revolution. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the political and social climate in France directly prior to the Revolution
  • Recognize the individuals and activities during the Revolution's moderate phase
  • Know the leaders and events in the radical phase of the Revolution
  • Identify the role and purpose of the Directory