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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the only individual who stood by Peter against William I?
(a) Frederick of Denmark.
(b) Frederick of Hesse.
(c) Frederick I of Prussia.
(d) Fredrick William of Prussia.

2. Chapter 37 described a clash that was most effective because of Rehnskjold's failure to share what with fellow generals?
(a) Battle plans.
(b) Reinforcements.
(c) Food supplies.
(d) Gunpowder.

3. How old was Peter Petrovich when he was named heir?
(a) Three.
(b) Four.
(c) One.
(d) Two.

4. Peter engaged which philosopher to oversee administrative, educational, and legal reforms?
(a) Francis Lefort.
(b) Gottfried von Leibniz.
(c) Stanislaus Lesczynski.
(d) Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt.

5. In Chapter 51, Peter came home to handle a governmental mess and confront Tsarevich Alexis about his _________.
(a) Future parental responsibility.
(b) Future marital responsibility.
(c) Future monarchical responsibility.
(d) Future religious responsibility.

Short Answer Questions

1. Unable to fight with Sweden or Britain in new "ship-of-the-line" warships, what did Peter build that could sail close to shore and swarm larger ships?

2. In Chapter 32, the Russians torched Poland to deny Charles provisions and bridges, and accomplish what else?

3. Peter, unaware if St. Petersburg or Moscow was the goal of Charles XII, set for both and burned a swath how long from Smolensk to Pskov?

4. After Charles XII was led into a trap, what did he and his troops lose?

5. Peter's westward travels in 1716-1717 had the following three goals: to recover his health, to attend his niece's wedding, and to __________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Charles XII and his advance regiments find upon arrival at Baturin on November 11?

2. Why did Peter seek to control Dorpat and Narva in 1704?

3. What was Peter's response when he learned of the death of Charles XII?

4. Throughout Peter's reign, why was he seen as constantly moving?

5. What did Charles XII propose to his senior officers the day prior to the battle at Poltava in June, 1709?

6. What sort of effect did the arrival of Charles XII in Germany have?

7. Given England's 100-ship Royal Navy, why did the Baltic powers have relatively smaller fleets?

8. What were some ways Peter's second historic journey into the West differed from his first?

9. Peter gave orders as early as January, 1707, that directed what to be done to Poland?

10. Why did Charles XII turn south in mid-September and send General Anders Lagercrona's vanguard ahead?

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