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Frederick the Great: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments

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When did Frederick the Great become king of Prussia?

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1. What region did Frederick the Great first conquer?

2. What reforms did Frederick the Great establish in Prussia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Frederick the Great's accomplishments ranged from the battlefield to extensive reforms at home, and this quiz and worksheet allow you to test your understanding of how he created a modern Prussia. In order to pass the quiz, you will answer questions on topics such as why Frederick became known as Great and when he became King of Prussia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will gauge your knowledge of:

  • Frederick's military conquests
  • Reforms established in Prussia
  • The beginning and end of Frederick's reign as king
  • How Frederick became known as The Great

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills while you complete the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related European history lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding Frederick's military accomplishments and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to correctly answer questions about the reforms Frederick implemented in Prussia

Additional Learning

Learn more about this historical figure by completing the accompanying lesson titled Frederick the Great: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments. The lesson details the following objectives:

  • Discover how the Enlightenment influenced Frederick's reign as king
  • Understand the causes and results of the Seven Years' War
  • Define the role of Silesia in the Seven Years' War
  • Explore the significance of the cultural, religious, and judicial reforms Frederick established in Prussia
  • Identify the reason for Frederick being known as 'Frederick the Great'
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