Katherine 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. As Katherine approaches Walsingham, she thinks of one word to describe her life since leaving the convent. What is that word?
(a) Generous
(b) Depressing
(c) Happy
(d) Evil

2. What does Richard do after the Duke of Lancaster's death?
(a) He goes into seclusion in the tower and mourns his death for six months
(b) He executes every last member of the Lancaster clan
(c) He confiscates all of the Lancastrian estates
(d) He kicks Katherine and her children out of Windsor

3. Who does Philippa call an "ill-tempered virgin"?
(a) Katherine
(b) Eleanor de Bohun
(c) Princess Joan
(d) Costanza

4. What worries Katherine when she learns that both Trastamare and King Charles of France have died?
(a) She worries that Costanza will move to France and make John come there, too
(b) She worries that she'll have to study French
(c) With the opportunity for England to take Castile, Costanza may not tolerate having Katherine around
(d) She worries that John will move to France and love a French woman

5. According to the Baron de la Pole, what two things did the duke do for Katherine to express his everlasting love and respect for her?
(a) He built the women's college of Saint Catherine and established a convent in her name
(b) He built the Chapel to Saint Catherine and he never publicly renounced her as was rumored
(c) He cut off the finger on which he wore her ring and never kissed another woman
(d) He became celibate and stopped drinking

6. Suddenly, Blanchette becomes ill for a month. Who looks after her during her illness?
(a) Katherine and Brother William
(b) Henry of Bolingbroke and his new bride
(c) Ralph of Hastings and his mother
(d) Katherine and Costanza

7. When John Beaufort comes to see Katherine, he brings with him a letter from his father. On it is a seal which indicates:
(a) John is no longer the King of Castile
(b) John is indeed the son of a Flemish man
(c) John has redesigned his coat of arms to indicate his greater wealth
(d) John is now King of Italy

8. What controversial statement does John Wyclef make about the sacredness of Mass?
(a) That the wine and the wafer are really the body and blood of the Virgin Mary
(b) That the wine and the wafer should be replaced by brandy and cake
(c) The wine and the wafer are mere symbols, not the actual body and blood of Christ
(d) That it should not be held on Sundays, but on Wednesdays

9. What illness does Philippa have?
(a) Thyroid disease
(b) Breast cancer
(c) Pancreatic cancer
(d) Old age

10. The Duke challenges Percy to mortal combat. Who shows up to fight him?
(a) Percy's son, Little Hotspur
(b) Percy of Northumberland, as promised
(c) A mob of angry peasants
(d) No one, John stands in a field waiting and waiting

11. What does Father Oswald refuse to grant Katherine after she confesses?
(a) Absolution
(b) Forgiveness
(c) Annulment of her marriage to Hugh
(d) A meeting with the Pope

12. How old is Katherine now?
(a) It's unclear. The narrator doesn't ever reveal Katherine's true age
(b) Sixty-five
(c) Forty-five
(d) Fifty-five

13. How does Katherine feel about being back at Kettlethorpe?
(a) She now appreciates it
(b) She sees it as a chance to decorate it her way
(c) It makes her sick but she has to push herself to endure being there
(d) She is punishing herself with memories of Hugh

14. Although Wat the tiler dresses up for his meeting with the king and tries to befriend the king, the king's squire calls Wat, "the greatest knave and robber in all Kent" because he shows no respect for the king. What happens to Wat after the squire's statement?
(a) The king tells his squire he is greatly mistaken, then fires his squire
(b) He gets killed by the king's men
(c) The king slaps Wat and tells him to kneel on the ground before him
(d) Nothing. Everyone, including the king, ignores the squire

15. As the Savoy explodes and peasants pillage its wine cellars, Cob stares at Katherine lying unconscious on the ground. He considers stealing her purse but stops. Why?
(a) He knows that without her purse, Katherine stands less of a chance at survival than him
(b) He sees the Swynford coat of arms which remind him of home and his long family history of loyalty to the Swynfords
(c) The purse reminds him of his long family history of stealing and he wants to break the cycle
(d) He would become a target of other peasants if the purse is found on him

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does the king's squire, Robin, think is a challenge for the duke?

2. Where does Richard die?

3. John Ball leads mobs across England, demanding the heads of:

4. Katherine and John visit Hugh's tomb. After which, what happens?

5. When Blanchette, who loves Robin, refuses to marry Ralph of Hastings, what does she say to Katherine?

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