This quiz tests your knowledge of Voltaire, a 18th century French Enlightenment writer, philosopher, and political activist. It covers his life, works, and philosophy, as well as his influence on the Enlightenment and the development of modern ideas about freedom and democracy. Get ready to delve into the mind and ideas of one of history's most important and influential thinkers.
What is the real name of Voltaire?
What was the main genre of Voltaire's literary works?
Which famous work of Voltaire was a satirical attack on the Church and State?
Treatise on Tolerance
Letters on England
Where was Voltaire born?
What was Voltaire's most famous play?
The Tragedy of Charles XII
The Orphan of China
In which year did Voltaire pass away?
What was Voltaire's stance on religion?
Indifferent to religion
What was the reason for Voltaire's exile?
His anti-religious views
His support for the French Revolution
His criticism of the French monarchy
His support for the Enlightenment
What was Voltaire's relationship with the French monarchy like?
Which famous philosopher was Voltaire influenced by?
What was Voltaire's contribution to the Enlightenment movement?
Advocating for human rights
What was the main theme of Voltaire's work, Philosophical Dictionary?
The meaning of life
The nature of love
The criticism of religious and political systems
The definition of philosophical concepts
In which country did Voltaire spend most of his life?
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