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. Who is suspected of poisoning Lord Sheffield at the end of Chapter 16?
(a) Lord Burleigh.
(b) Sir Francis Walsingham.
(c) The Earl of Leicester.
(d) The Duke of Norfolk.

2. What poet writes Queen Elizabeth about the disadvantages of marrying Prince Alenzon?
(a) Byron.
(b) Shelley.
(c) Sir Philip Sidney.
(d) Shakespeare.

3. What name does Queen Elizabeth give what Sir Thomas Gresham establishes in London in 1571?
(a) Princess Printing.
(b) Silk and Satin.
(c) The Royal Exchange.
(d) Elizabeth's Exchange.

4. Who does Catherine de Medici propose as a husband for Mary Stuart in Chapter 15?
(a) The Earl of Leicester.
(b) Sir Christopher Hammond.
(c) Prince Henri, Duke of Anjou.
(d) The Duke of Northumberland.

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

6. What does Queen Elizabeth do to combat Catherine de Medici's plans for Mary Stuart?
(a) She goes to war with France.
(b) She sends Mary Stuart to a convent for the rest of her life.
(c) She forces Mary Stuart to wed the Earl of Leicester.
(d) She says she wants the Duke of Anjou for herself.

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

8. What skin disease has been thought from the time of Edward the Confessor to be curable by the sovereign's touch?
(a) Scrofula, a tubercular skin infection.
(b) Warts.
(c) Vitiligo.
(d) Leprosy.

9. When Queen Elizabeth orders the Earl of Essex to stay in Ireland and carry out his orders, what does he do?
(a) He runs away to France.
(b) He joins Tyrone's rebellion against the queen.
(c) He ignores her commands and returns to England.
(d) He obeys her commands.

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 hires the two nobles to kill the queen.
(c) He says murder is a sin, no matter who is murdered.
(d) He asks English Catholics to rise against the queen.

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When a comet appears over London, what do many people believe it heralds?

2. To what does Queen Elizabeth ascribe her safety despite so many plots to kill her?

3. Who does the Scottish Regent Morton implicate in Lord Darnley's murder?

4. Why does Lord Burleigh's son-in-law, the Earl of Oxford, become angry with Lord Burleigh in Chapter 17?

5. Who has a medal made to commemorate the Massacre of St. Bartholomew?

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