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 powerful country supports the marriage of Mary Stuart to Darnley?
(a) Spain.
(b) England.
(c) Scotland.
(d) France.

2. What happens when Mary Stuart desires to return to Scotland through England?
(a) Her request for a passport is denied.
(b) She gets smallpox.
(c) English Catholics try to put her on the English throne.
(d) Her boat capsizes in the English Channel.

3. When Queen Elizabeth hesitates to intervene in the Protestant rebellion in Scotland, how does William Cecil persuade her to take action?
(a) He tells her Mary Stuart has declared war.
(b) He asks Lord Robert Dudley to persuade her.
(c) He threatens to resign.
(d) He tells her the nobles support war.

4. To whom is Queen Mary Tudor engaged soon after her ascension to the throne?
(a) Sir Philip Sidney.
(b) The Duke of Norfolk.
(c) Edward Courtenay.
(d) Prince Philip of Spain.

5. 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?
(a) Sir Philip Sidney.
(b) The Earl of Essex.
(c) Lady Jane Grey.
(d) The Duke of Northumberland.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do the English blame for the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?

2. What does the French ambassador tell the Spanish ambassador about the way Queen Elizabeth spent New Year's Night in 1566?

3. Who marries Lord Sheffield's widow four days before she gives birth to his son?

4. 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?

5. Who expects to be named Queen Elizabeth's "heiress-presumptive"?

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