Elizabeth the Great Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does the Earl of Leicester secretly marry in 1578?
(a) Lady Lennox.
(b) Douglas Sheffield.
(c) Mary Stuart.
(d) Lettice Devereux.

2. What famous poem does Sir Philip Sidney write in honor of the woman he loves?
(a) Astrophel and Stella.
(b) Silver Fairies and Golden Gnomes,
(c) Love Song to an Enchantress.
(d) Beloved.

3. Which of the following statements does not describe Prince Alenzon, Queen Elizabeth's French suitor?
(a) A large nose.
(b) Puny in size.
(c) Tall, muscular, and handsome.
(d) Pitted from smallpox.

4. What does Sir Thomas Gresham establish in London on Cornhill in 1571?
(a) A silk cloth manufacturing firm.
(b) A glass-making shop.
(c) A printing shop.
(d) A seat of commercial exchange.

5. In Chapter 23, how long are all Jesuits and seminary priests and all those who entered the Catholic priesthood since 1559 given to leave England?
(a) 40 days.
(b) One year.
(c) One week.
(d) One month.

6. Who does the Prince of Orange make the titular head of the lands he offers to Queen Elizabeth when the queen refuses to accept his honor?
(a) Lord Burleigh.
(b) Catherine de Medici.
(c) Mary Stuart.
(d) The Earl of Leicester.

7. With whom does Sir Philip Sidney fall in love?
(a) Lettice Devereux.
(b) Queen Elizabeth.
(c) Penelope Devereux.
(d) Elizabeth Cavendish.

8. With what married woman and cousin of Queen Elizabeth does the Earl of Leicester have an affair?
(a) Lettice Devereux.
(b) Catherine Grey.
(c) Lady Lennox.
(d) Lady Mary Sidney.

9. What is the Earl of Essex charged with in Chapter 29?
(a) Murder.
(b) Disobedience to the queen.
(c) Theft.
(d) High treason.

10. When Queen Elizabeth orders the Earl of Essex to stay in Ireland and carry out his orders, what does he do?
(a) He ignores her commands and returns to England.
(b) He joins Tyrone's rebellion against the queen.
(c) He runs away to France.
(d) He obeys her commands.

11. What poet writes Queen Elizabeth about the disadvantages of marrying Prince Alenzon?
(a) Shelley.
(b) Byron.
(c) Shakespeare.
(d) Sir Philip Sidney.

12. When rebellion starts in Ireland, who gets angry when Queen Elizabeth sends his uncle to Ireland to handle the situation instead of sending another man he recommends?
(a) The Earl of Essex.
(b) Robert Cecil.
(c) Francis Bacon.
(d) Sir Christopher Hatton.

13. Which of the following is not an entertainment provided for Queen Elizabeth during her visit to Kenilworth?
(a) Hunting a hart.
(b) Fishing.
(c) A bear-baiting.
(d) Fireworks.

14. To what does Queen Elizabeth ascribe her safety despite so many plots to kill her?
(a) To her soldiers.
(b) To God's protection.
(c) To her Navy.
(d) To her Privy Council.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. With what country does the king of France threaten to ally if Queen Elizabeth does not marry Alenzon?

2. What gift does the Earl of Leicester send Queen Elizabeth on New Year's day in 1580 to distract her from marrying Prince Alenzon?

3. When the Earl of Leicester marries in 1578, what step does his bride's father take to ensure the marriage is legal?

4. After 1588, a cult develops in Europe exalting Queen Elizabeth to supernatural status as what deities?

5. How does the Pope respond when two English noblemen ask if assassinating Queen Elizabeth is a sin?

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