Magna Carta
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Why was King John forced to sign the Magna Carta?
    answer choices
    to increase the power of the monarchy
    to end taxation in England
    to force the monarchy to give up power
    to weaken the power of nobles
  • Question 2
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    Q. What 13th century document established the rights listed below?
    - Basic rights of citizens
    - Rule of law
    - Representative assemblies
    answer choices
    the Constitution
    Napoleonic Code
    the Communist Manifesto
    the Magna Carta
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which idea describes the Magna Carta of 1215?
    answer choices
    to increase the power of the monarchy
    to end taxation in England
    to force the monarchy to give up power
    to weaken the power of nobles
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which king was "forced" to sign the Magna Carta in 1215?`
    answer choices
    King James
    King John
    King Louis
    King Henry
  • Question 5
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    Q. The Magna Carta of 1215 started the path to which form of government in modern day England?
    answer choices
    communism
    absolute monarchy
    oligarchy
    parliamentary democracy
  • Question 6
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    Q. In England, which branch of government would the Great Council eventually become after the signing of the Magna Carta?
    answer choices
    Senate
    Parliament
    House of Representatives
    Supreme Court
  • Question 7
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    Q. This painting shows King John signing a document in 1215.  Which groups of people are forcing the King to sign this document?
    answer choices
    knights 
    nobles
    peasants
    serfs
  • Question 8
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    Q. What important charter was signed in 1215 in English by King John resulting in England becoming a limited monarchy?
    answer choices
    Magna Carta
    Code of Hammurabi
    Twelve Tables
    Declaration of Independence
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Why is the Magna Carta an important document in British history?
    answer choices
    It was the first document to place limits on the king's power
    It outlawed feudalism and gave voting rights to all citizens
    It established Parliament as the nation's legislative body.
    It determined England's physical boundaries
  • Question 10
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    Q. How did the signing of the Magna Carta impact the feudal system?
    answer choices
    It strengthened the feudal system by making people more dependent on the king.
    It reinforced the feudal system by setting strict roles for each level of the social hierarchy.
    It weakened the feudal system and broke down the strict social hierarchy that was part of it.
    It had little effect on the feudal system since the king kept absolute power over the peasants.
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