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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 26, what are Queen Elizabeth's new young advisors interested in instead of her?
(a) Younger women.
(b) Her position.
(c) Court life.
2. With whom does Sir Philip Sidney fall in love?
(a) Queen Elizabeth.
(b) Penelope Devereux.
(c) Lettice Devereux.
(d) Elizabeth Cavendish.
3. To what does Queen Elizabeth ascribe her safety despite so many plots to kill her?
(a) To God's protection.
(b) To her Privy Council.
(c) To her Navy.
(d) To her soldiers.
4. 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) Honest, sober, and wise men.
(b) Former Catholic priests trained in Latin.
(c) Men who can read the Scriptures to the people.
(d) Men who can preach to the people.
5. What does Queen Elizabeth wear to ride through her troops and inspire them?
(a) A pirate's hat.
(b) A steel corset and helmet with white plumes.
(c) A suit of armor.
(d) A male soldier's uniform.
6. Who entertains Queen Elizabeth at his estate of Kenilworth in Chapter 18?
(a) The Earl of Leicester.
(b) Sir Henry Sidney.
(c) The Duke of Alba.
(d) Lord Burleigh.
7. When Queen Elizabeth is 40 years-old, what trait has become more pronounced in her?
(a) Her intelligence.
(b) Her skill in the hunt.
(c) Her nervous irritability.
(d) Her artistry.
8. Which of the following is not a sign of Queen Elizabeth's advancing age?
(a) She wears wigs.
(b) She stumbles on the steps of the Throne.
(c) She needs a cane and becomes forgetful.
(d) Her robes are too heavy to wear.
9. Who does Mary Stuart say in Chapter 24 that she is bequeathing the English crown to instead of her son, King James?
(a) To Prince Alenzon.
(b) To the King of Spain.
(c) To Lord Bothwell.
(d) To the Earl of Essex.
10. When a comet appears over London, what do many people believe it heralds?
(a) The coming of great prosperity.
(b) The coming of the plague.
(c) The coming of war.
(d) The death of some great person.
11. When the Earl of Essex hides in his house and refuses to answer a summons to appear before the Privy Council, what do Lord Nottingham and Sir Henry Sidney do to get him to come out?
(a) Threaten his children.
(b) Have Queen Elizabeth persuade him.
(c) Send for kegs of gunpowder to blow up his house.
(d) Lie and say he will not be arrested if he comes to them.
12. What is Queen Elizabeth supposed to be able to cure by prayer and touch?
(d) The plague.
13. Who is assassinated in 1584?
(a) Prince Alenzon.
(b) Catherine de Medici.
(c) William of Orange.
(d) King Philip of Spain.
14. 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 becomes a pirate.
(d) He publicly insults the queen.
15. What is Queen Elizabeth doing while the Earl of Essex's sentence is carried out?
(a) Meeting with her Privy Council.
(c) Playing the virginals.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. How does the Pope respond when two English noblemen ask if assassinating Queen Elizabeth is a sin?
3. To whom does King Philip of Spain decide to give England?
4. Which of the following statements does not describe Queen Elizabeth at age 60 years-old?
5. When the Irish rebellion becomes urgent, who does Queen Elizabeth initially want to send to Ireland?
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