Elizabeth the Great Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to bring Princess Elizabeth to the English throne in place of Mary, her sister?
(a) Elizabeth weds Edward Courtenay and overthrows Mary.
(b) Mary is overthrown by Mary Stuart and taken to the Tower.
(c) Mary dies after a long illness.
(d) Mary is murdered by Protestant sympathizers.

2. Who marries Lord Sheffield's widow four days before she gives birth to his son?
(a) King Philip of Spain.
(b) The Duke of Anjou.
(c) The Earl of Leicester.
(d) The Earl of Essex.

3. Which of Queen Elizabeth's suitors does Sir William Cecil draw a table of the pros and cons of the potential marriage?
(a) Prince Alenzon.
(b) Archduke Charles.
(c) King Philip of Spain.
(d) The Earl of Leicester.

4. Who is suspected of poisoning Lord Sheffield at the end of Chapter 16?
(a) Sir Francis Walsingham.
(b) The Earl of Leicester.
(c) Lord Burleigh.
(d) The Duke of Norfolk.

5. Which of the following statements does not describe an effect the pope's actions against Queen Elizabeth have on English Catholics?
(a) Elizabeth's policy of religious compromise is shattered.
(b) They are disobedient to the Pope if loyal to the queen.
(c) They are traitors to the queen if obedient to the Pope.
(d) Mary Stuart is crowned Queen of England.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who ends up in the Tower instead of the princesses because of the attempt to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne?

2. Why does Queen Elizabeth hesitate to take a more active part in the Protestant rebellion in Scotland?

3. Who tries to seize Princess Mary and Princess Elizabeth after King Edward's death, proclaiming Lady Jane Grey as queen of England in place of Henry VIII's daughters?

4. When Amy Dudley is found at the bottom of a staircase with a broken neck, who is immediately suspected of murdering her?

5. Which of the following is not an action Sir William Cecil advises Queen Elizabeth to take to reduce the danger of Mary Stuart seizing the English throne?

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