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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to popular rumors of the time, what was the true definition of the parties Antoinette privately hosted in the palace?
(a) Poker nights.
(b) Prayer meetings.
2. Which country's quest for independence did France become embroiled in during the first decade of Antoinette's rule?
3. What number in the birth order was Marie Antoinette?
4. How did Antoinette respond the first time Louis questioned whether or not she loved him.
(a) She ignored his question completely.
(b) She assured him that she did.
(c) She laughed in his face.
(d) She told him the truth - that she did not.
5. Whom did Louis use as his confidant regarding his sexual shortcomings with Antoinette?
(a) Yolande de Polignac
(d) Count Axel Fersen.
6. Which of the following famous musicians reportedly asked for Antoinette's hand in marriage?
7. Throughout his life, who did Joseph claim was his favorite sister?
8. What was Marie Antoinette's father's name?
(a) Francis Stephen.
(b) Leopold Francis.
(c) Stephen Joseph.
(d) Joseph Leopold.
9. What country was Count Axe Ferson from?
10. Which of the following countries was Maria Teresa queen of through bloodlines?
11. Which of the Antoinette's family members was most angered by Antoinette's behavior during the first few years of her marriage?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her brothers.
(d) Her sisters.
12. In which city did Antoinette spend her last days on Austrian soil?
13. How old was Antoinette when she became betrothed to Louis XVI?
14. Why was Antoinette secretly glad that her first born child was a girl?
(a) Because she did not want to produce an heir.
(b) Because girls were easier to raise than boys.
(c) Because she would be allowed to raise the child herself.
(d) Because she hoped a daughter would get her sent back to Austria.
15. Which of the following adjectives best described Antoinette when she was in the room with a foreign ambassador?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of Antoinette's family members accused her of having "lost her bloom" at the tender age of fifteen?
2. How did Isabella of Parma die?
3. What was the name of Antoinette's beloved pet pug?
4. Which of Antoinette's brothers regularly came to visit Antoinette in France?
5. Which of his relatives was Louis XVI closest to?
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