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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Queen Elizabeth do to combat Catherine de Medici's plans for Mary Stuart?
(a) She sends Mary Stuart to a convent for the rest of her life.
(b) She says she wants the Duke of Anjou for herself.
(c) She goes to war with France.
(d) She forces Mary Stuart to wed the Earl of Leicester.
2. What is Queen Elizabeth's reaction to the death of her friend and councilor at the end of Chapter 25?
(a) She gives her friend's widow a big estate.
(b) She shuts herself in her quarters and refuses all admittance.
(c) She builds a great memorial to her friend.
(d) She cries and prays for a week.
3. Who does Queen Elizabeth name as her successor?
(a) King Philip of Spain.
(b) Lord Charles Stuart.
(c) King James of Scotland.
(d) Lettice Devereux.
4. What skin disease has been thought from the time of Edward the Confessor to be curable by the sovereign's touch?
(c) Scrofula, a tubercular skin infection.
5. How long has Queen Elizabeth reigned at 60 years-old?
(a) 35 years.
(b) 50 years.
(c) 40 years.
(d) 20 years.
6. What is Queen Elizabeth supposed to be able to cure by prayer and touch?
(a) The plague.
7. When the Church of England is criticized for appointing incompetent clergy, which of the following is not the kind of man Queen Elizabeth advises the bishops to appoint?
(a) Men who can read the Scriptures to the people.
(b) Men who can preach to the people.
(c) Former Catholic priests trained in Latin.
(d) Honest, sober, and wise men.
8. What is the Babington plot?
(a) A plot to for Mary Stuart to wed the King of Spain.
(b) A plot to murder Elizabeth & put Mary Stuart on the throne.
(c) A plot to kidnap King James of Scotland.
(d) A plot to murder Mary Stuart.
9. Where do Catholics massacre Protestants in great numbers in the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?
(a) Rome, Italy.
(c) Paris, France.
10. Why does Lord Burleigh's son-in-law, the Earl of Oxford, become angry with Lord Burleigh in Chapter 17?
(a) Burleigh borrows money from Oxford and fails to repay it.
(b) Burleigh forbids him to gamble.
(c) Burleigh accuses him of infidelity to his wife.
(d) Burleigh fails to save Oxford's cousin, the Duke of Norfolk.
11. Who entertains Queen Elizabeth at his estate of Kenilworth in Chapter 18?
(a) Lord Burleigh.
(b) The Duke of Alba.
(c) The Earl of Leicester.
(d) Sir Henry Sidney.
12. How does Queen Elizabeth react when she receives word that Mary Stuart has been beheaded?
(a) She prays for Mary's soul.
(b) She faints.
(c) She weeps.
(d) She laughs.
13. How does the Pope respond when two English noblemen ask if assassinating Queen Elizabeth is a sin?
(a) He says sending her out of the world is God's work, not sin.
(b) He says murder is a sin, no matter who is murdered.
(c) He asks English Catholics to rise against the queen.
(d) He hires the two nobles to kill the queen.
14. What happens to the Duke of Norfolk at the end of Chapter 15?
(a) He is freed from the Tower.
(b) He weds Mary Stuart.
(c) He is beheaded.
(d) He escapes prison and runs away to Scotland.
15. What physical ailment on Queen Elizabeth's leg heals in 1578?
(a) A broken bone.
(c) A burn.
(d) An ulcer.
Short Answer Questions
1. When the Earl of Oxford mistreats his wife, Ann, to what does Burleigh attribute the younger man's misbehavior?
2. Why does the Privy Council not mention Lord Burleigh's name to Queen Elizabeth after Burleigh dies?
3. What poet writes Queen Elizabeth about the disadvantages of marrying Prince Alenzon?
4. What hunchback becomes Queen Elizabeth's advisor and England's Lord Treasurer, replacing his father in the position?
5. Which beloved friend and councilor of Queen Elizabeth's dies at the end of Chapter 25?
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