Elizabeth the Great Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Elizabeth choose as her Master of the Horse when she first becomes queen?
(a) Sir Francis Drake.
(b) Sir Thomas Wyatt.
(c) Sir Christopher Hatton.
(d) Lord Robert Dudley.

2. 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 the nobles support war.
(b) He threatens to resign.
(c) He tells her Mary Stuart has declared war.
(d) He asks Lord Robert Dudley to persuade her.

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

4. In Chapter 2 of <i>Elizabeth the Great</i>, who appoints himself Duke of Somerset and Protector and advisor to young King Edward after King Henry VIII's death?
(a) Thomas Seymour, brother of the young king's dead mother.
(b) Sir Christopher Hatton.
(c) Edward Seymour, brother of the young king's dead mother.
(d) Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who marries his son to Lady Jane Grey because of her place in the line of succession to the throne of England?

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

3. What is William Cecil's relationship with Elizabeth in Chapter 4?

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

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

(see the answer key)

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