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. Why does King Philip of Spain think England is his territory?
(a) The Pope has given it to him in God's name.
(b) Mary Stuart bequeathed it to him.
(c) His mother was an English princess.
(d) God has given it to him to restore it to Catholicism.

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

3. When the Irish rebellion becomes urgent, who does Queen Elizabeth initially want to send to Ireland?
(a) Robert Cecil.
(b) Francis Bacon.
(c) The Earl of Essex.
(d) Mountjoy.

4. To whom does King Philip of Spain decide to give England?
(a) To the Earl of Leicester.
(b) To Prince Alenzon.
(c) To one of his daughters.
(d) To his wife.

5. Who do the English blame for the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?
(a) King Philip of Spain.
(b) Catherine de Medici.
(c) Mary Stuart.
(d) The Pope.

6. 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) Have Queen Elizabeth persuade him.
(b) Send for kegs of gunpowder to blow up his house.
(c) Lie and say he will not be arrested if he comes to them.
(d) Threaten his children.

7. How does Queen Elizabeth react when she receives word that Mary Stuart has been beheaded?
(a) She weeps.
(b) She laughs.
(c) She prays for Mary's soul.
(d) She faints.

8. What factors help the English ships defeat the Spanish Armada when Spain tries to invade England?
(a) The English outnumber the Spanish.
(b) The Spanish ships are full of holes and not fit to sail.
(c) The Spanish sailors are not loyal to their king.
(d) English ships are built lower and faster than Spanish ships.

9. What physical ailment on Queen Elizabeth's leg heals in 1578?
(a) A burn.
(b) A broken bone.
(c) Eczema.
(d) An ulcer.

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

11. Who does Queen Elizabeth name as her successor?
(a) Lord Charles Stuart.
(b) King Philip of Spain.
(c) King James of Scotland.
(d) Lettice Devereux.

12. What is Queen Elizabeth's reaction to the death of her friend and councilor at the end of Chapter 25?
(a) She builds a great memorial to her friend.
(b) She shuts herself in her quarters and refuses all admittance.
(c) She cries and prays for a week.
(d) She gives her friend's widow a big estate.

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

14. When Mary Stuart writes Queen Elizabeth in Chapter 22, who does she blame for the gossip about her?
(a) Lady Shrewsbury.
(b) Queen Elizabeth.
(c) Lord Burleigh.
(d) Catherine de Medici.

15. How long has Queen Elizabeth reigned at 60 years-old?
(a) 40 years.
(b) 20 years.
(c) 50 years.
(d) 35 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Alenzon and his ambassador are walking with Queen Elizabeth, what actions of the queen indicate her intent to marry Alenzon?

2. When Queen Elizabeth has an abscessed tooth but fears to have her tooth pulled, what convinces her to consent to have the procedure done?

3. What is the Babington plot?

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

5. What does Queen Elizabeth do with the treasure Francis Drake brings home from Spanish ships his pirates have looted?

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