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. When Queen Elizabeth does not renew a tax on sweet wines that the Earl of Essex depends on for his income, what does Essex do?
(a) He begs the queen for a loan.
(b) He goes back to Ireland.
(c) He publicly insults the queen.
(d) He becomes a pirate.

2. When a comet appears over London, what do many people believe it heralds?
(a) The coming of the plague.
(b) The coming of great prosperity.
(c) The death of some great person.
(d) The coming of war.

3. Where do Catholics massacre Protestants in great numbers in the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?
(a) Rome, Italy.
(b) Sweden.
(c) Paris, France.
(d) Denmark.

4. Which beloved friend and councilor of Queen Elizabeth's dies at the end of Chapter 25?
(a) The Earl of Leicester.
(b) Sir Francis Walsingham.
(c) The Earl of Sussex.
(d) Lord Burleigh.

5. Who marries Lord Sheffield's widow four days before she gives birth to his son?
(a) The Earl of Leicester.
(b) The Duke of Anjou.
(c) The Earl of Essex.
(d) King Philip of Spain.

6. What is the name of Francis Drake's pirate ship?
(a) The Sea Nymph.
(b) The Golden Hind.
(c) The Moonlight Majesty.
(d) The Queen Elizabeth.

7. What hunchback becomes Queen Elizabeth's advisor and England's Lord Treasurer, replacing his father in the position?
(a) Francis Bacon.
(b) Robert Cecil, Lord Burleigh's son.
(c) The Earl of Essex.
(d) Sir Christopher Hatton.

8. Who will finance the invasion Mary Stuart anticipates?
(a) The Duke of Guise.
(b) Catherine de Medici.
(c) King James of Scotland.
(d) The King of Spain.

9. When Queen Elizabeth is 54 years-old, how old is Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex?
(a) 21.
(b) 54.
(c) 60.
(d) 35.

10. Who raises Lord Burleigh's grandchildren?
(a) Lord Burleigh's daughter, Ann.
(b) Queen Elizabeth.
(c) Lord Burleigh and his wife.
(d) Sir Francis Walsingham.

11. Who is assassinated in 1584?
(a) King Philip of Spain.
(b) Prince Alenzon.
(c) Catherine de Medici.
(d) William of Orange.

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

13. With what country does the king of France threaten to ally if Queen Elizabeth does not marry Alenzon?
(a) Spain.
(b) Germany.
(c) Italy.
(d) Sweden.

14. Which of the following is not a sign of Queen Elizabeth's advancing age?
(a) She needs a cane and becomes forgetful.
(b) She stumbles on the steps of the Throne.
(c) She wears wigs.
(d) Her robes are too heavy to wear.

15. Who does Mary Stuart say in Chapter 24 that she is bequeathing the English crown to instead of her son, King James?
(a) To the Earl of Essex.
(b) To the King of Spain.
(c) To Lord Bothwell.
(d) To Prince Alenzon.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who is the Earl of Essex's mother?

3. Who does Lady Lennox arrange a marriage with for her son Lord Charles Stuart, a claimant to the English throne?

4. What invasion is Mary Stuart anticipating at the beginning of Chapter 22?

5. Who do the English blame for the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?

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