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Absolute Monarchs in Europe (Print Quiz)

1.

One main cause for the weakness of the Spanish economy was

 

(A)

wars in the Spanish Netherlands

 

(B)

the defeat of the Spanish Armada

 

(C)

severe inflation

 

(D)

the king’s lavish spending

  

2.

One strategy Louis XIV used to maintain his power was

 

(A)

weakening the nobility

 

(B)

creating the palace of Versailles

 

(C)

joining the League of Augsburg

 

(D)

fighting religious wars

  

3.

The most important result of the Thirty Years’ War was

 

(A)

the end of the Holy Roman Empire

 

(B)

the destruction of the German economy

 

(C)

the modern state system

 

(D)

the decline of French power

  

4.

Peter the Great increased his powers as an absolute ruler

 

(A)

to get revenge against the boyars

 

(B)

to advance his program of westernization

 

(C)

to expand the Russian state

 

(D)

to end civil war in Russia

  

5.

England became a constitutional monarchy as a result of

 

(A)

the Restoration

 

(B)

the English Civil War

 

(C)

the Petition of Right

 

(D)

the Glorious Revolution

  
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