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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 forces Mary Stuart to wed the Earl of Leicester.
(b) She goes to war with France.
(c) She sends Mary Stuart to a convent for the rest of her life.
(d) She says she wants the Duke of Anjou for herself.
2. Which beloved friend and councilor of Queen Elizabeth's dies at the end of Chapter 25?
(a) Sir Francis Walsingham.
(b) The Earl of Leicester.
(c) Lord Burleigh.
(d) The Earl of Sussex.
3. When Queen Elizabeth is 54 years-old, how old is Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex?
4. Who does Lady Lennox arrange a marriage with for her son Lord Charles Stuart, a claimant to the English throne?
(a) Catherine de Medici.
(b) Catherine Grey.
(c) Elizabeth Cavendish.
(d) Mary Stuart.
5. What is Queen Elizabeth's appetite like at 60 years-old?
(a) She eats less than ever.
(b) She wants only soft foods like puddings.
(c) She wants a lot of sweets.
(d) She eats more than ever.
6. What does Queen Elizabeth ask to see when she visits Dr. John Dee at the beginning of Chapter 18?
(a) His new horses.
(b) His new wife.
(c) His speculum of magic glass.
(d) his Spanish gold.
7. Where do Catholics massacre Protestants in great numbers in the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?
(b) Paris, France.
(c) Rome, Italy.
8. In Chapter 26, what are Queen Elizabeth's new young advisors interested in instead of her?
(a) Younger women.
(c) Court life.
(d) Her position.
9. What does Queen Elizabeth decide to do with Alenzon?
(a) She gives him money and sends him to the Netherlands.
(b) She has him assassinated.
(c) She marries him.
(d) She helps him seize the French throne from his brother.
10. 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 asks English Catholics to rise against the queen.
(c) He hires the two nobles to kill the queen.
(d) He says murder is a sin, no matter who is murdered.
11. To what does Queen Elizabeth ascribe her safety despite so many plots to kill her?
(a) To God's protection.
(b) To her Navy.
(c) To her soldiers.
(d) To her Privy Council.
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) Sir Christopher Hatton.
(b) Robert Cecil.
(c) Francis Bacon.
(d) The Earl of Essex.
13. When Queen Elizabeth has an abscessed tooth but fears to have her tooth pulled, what convinces her to consent to have the procedure done?
(a) The Bishop of London has his tooth pulled as an example.
(b) The Earl of Leicester offers to pull the tooth for her.
(c) Her abscess causes a high fever that threatens her life.
(d) Herbs can put her to sleep for the procedure.
14. Who does Queen Elizabeth name as her successor?
(a) King James of Scotland.
(b) Lord Charles Stuart.
(c) Lettice Devereux.
(d) King Philip of Spain.
15. What invasion is Mary Stuart anticipating at the beginning of Chapter 22?
(a) An invastion of France by Scotland.
(b) An invasion of Scotland by Queen Elizabeth.
(c) An invastion of England by Scottish Lords.
(d) An invasion of England on her behalf by Spain.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the end of Chapter 26, how does Queen Elizabeth tell her Privy Council to convert Catholics to Protestants?
2. How does Alenzon respond when Queen Elizabeth says she will not marry him after having promised to do so?
3. Who marries Lord Sheffield's widow four days before she gives birth to his son?
4. What is the Earl of Essex charged with in Chapter 29?
5. When a comet appears over London, what do many people believe it heralds?
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