What is a Political Revolution? - Definition & Examples


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Which is NOT a typical defining characteristic of a revolution?

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1. Which revolution resulted in the overthrow of Tsar Nicholas II?

2. The 'Intolerable Acts' are associated with which revolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Political revolutions have a significant impact on history. Using this quiz, check what you know about political revolutions and the details of important revolutions that have occurred around the world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this interactive quiz, you'll be tested on your ability to:

  • Identify characteristics of political revolutions
  • Determine facts that are not true about revolutions
  • Match historical events to specific political revolutions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about political revolutions
  • Making connections - read historical facts and match them to the correct revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of revolutions

Additional Learning

For more information about these topics, check out the lesson associated with this quiz called What is a Political Revolution? - Definition & Examples to learn about:

  • Typical elements of revolutions
  • Who generally causes revolutions
  • Political revolutions around the world