Elizabeth the Great Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What story arose about Elizabeth I's appearance after the age of thirty?
(a) That she was bald.
(b) That she was secretly married to the Earl of Leicester.
(c) That she could not have children.
(d) That she was illegitimate and did not deserve the throne.

2. 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 murdered by Protestant sympathizers.
(c) Mary dies after a long illness.
(d) Mary is overthrown by Mary Stuart and taken to the Tower.

3. Which of the following statements does not describe Wyatt's Rebellion depicted in Chapter 3?
(a) A plot to marry Princess Elizabeth to Edward Courtenay.
(b) A plan to stop the Spanish marriage of Queen Mary.
(c) A French plot to make Mary Stuart Queen of England.
(d) A plot that results in Elizabeth going to the Tower.

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

5. Who becomes the ruler of England after King Henry VIII's death when Elizabeth is 14 years-old?
(a) Elizabeth's nine-year-old half brother, Edward.
(b) Mary Stuart.
(c) Lady Jane Grey.
(d) Elizabeth's 27 year-old half sister, Mary Tudor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author say the aim of the book is in the introduction?

2. How old is Elizabeth when she becomes queen of England?

3. Which of the following statements does not describe Queen Elizabeth I's physical appearance?

4. According to King Henry's will, what is the order of succession to the throne?

5. To whom does Elizabeth give a lock of graying red hair in 1572 when she is 39 years-old?

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