True or False

History
Chapter 1 Class 9 History - French Revolution

## Which of the following statements are correct?

1. Louis XVI ascended the throne of France in 1800 when he was 50 years old.
2. The Bastille fortress was demolished and its stone fragments were sold in the markets to all those who wished to keep a souvenir of its destruction.
3. When Louis XVI took over the throne he find the treasury full of gold making him the richest man in the world at that time.
4. Production of grains could not keep pace with the demand which led to the increased price of bread which was the staple diet of the majority.

Options:

1. I and IV are true
2. Only I am true
3. II, III and IV are true
4. II and IV are true

So the correct answer is (D) - II and IV are true

## Explanation

Let’s check all the statements

• Statement I - Louis XVI ascended the throne of France in 1800 when he was 50 years old which is false .
• Statement II - The Bastille fortress was demolished and its stone fragments were sold in the markets to all those who wished to keep a souvenir of its destruction which is true .
• Statement III - When Louis XVI took over the throne he find the treasury full of gold making him the richest man in the world at that time which is false .
• Statement IV - Production of grains could not keep pace with the demand which led to the increased price of bread which was the staple diet of the majority which is true .

Thus, option ‘d’ is correct.

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