Peter the Great: His Life and World Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert K. Massie
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the only individual who stood by Peter against William I?

2. Chapter 35 showed the effects of which year's intense cold that gripped all of Europe?

3. Where did Charles XII flee as Peter made his first disciplined infantry launch?

4. Peter was heading home via which city when he met Prussia's King Frederick I and his son Frederick William?

5. Peter in 1704 seized Narva and Dorpat to protect _______and restore the army's honor.

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. In Chapter 33, what did the author describe Charles XII and Peter as having done in the early summer months?

5. Why was it Russia appeared to have significantly deteriorated in comparison to Sweden in the spring of 1720?

6. Why did the Turkish Sultan want to send Charles XII home?

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

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

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

10. What did Alexis do on the evening of November 10, 1716?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why was Charles XII no longer welcome in the Sublime Court toward the end of 1713? What plot developed out of the decision to send Charles back home, via one means or another? What was the outcome of this scheme?

Essay Topic 2

What significance did Andrew Vinius, Patrick Gordon, Francis Lefort, and the Jolly Company have in Peter's life?

Essay Topic 3

Why did the author stipulate Peter's most extraordinary characteristic was his titanic energy?

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