6th Grade: Test Your Memory By Taking This World History Quiz!

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The Spanish Armada was a fleet of ships. The Armada's mission was to sail to Gravelines in Flanders and transport an army commanded by the Duke of Parma across the Channel to England. The mission eventually failed. The Armada was sent by King Philip II of Spain and was supported by the Catholic Church. Do you know your history?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which King of Spain ordered the Armada to sail?
    • A. 

      Alonso II

    • B. 

      Carlos I

    • C. 

      Ferdinand I

    • D. 

      Philip II

  • 2. 
    Who did Philip want to remove from the English throne?
    • A. 

      Edward VI

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Henry VIII

    • D. 

      Mary

  • 3. 
    Which is not a reason for his hatred of Elizabeth?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth was a Protestant

    • B. 

      He believed that women were too weak to rule

    • C. 

      He did not believe that she was the lawful queen

    • D. 

      She had encouraged raids on Spanish ships

  • 4. 
    Philip also wanted revenge on which Englishman?
    • A. 

      John Hawkins

    • B. 

      Sir Francis Drake

    • C. 

      Sir Philip Sidney

    • D. 

      Sir Walter Raleigh

  • 5. 
    Elizabeth sent soldiers to help which country rebel against Spanish rule?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Netherlands

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 6. 
    Philip II was the widower of which Queen?
    • A. 

      Catherine of Aragon

    • B. 

      Isabella of Spain

    • C. 

      Mary Queen of Scots

    • D. 

      Mary Tudor

  • 7. 
    Which Admiral was the Armada's original commander?
    • A. 

      Santa Clausio

    • B. 

      Santa Cruz

    • C. 

      Santa Dominguez

    • D. 

      Santa Lopez

  • 8. 
    The Armada sailed in which year?
    • A. 

      1568

    • B. 

      1578

    • C. 

      1588

    • D. 

      1598

  • 9. 
    Before the Armada left, where did Drake carry out a daring attack on it?
    • A. 

      Cadiz

    • B. 

      Corunna

    • C. 

      Gijon

    • D. 

      Valencia

  • 10. 
    The Armada eventually set out from which port?
    • A. 

      Bilbao

    • B. 

      Lisbon

    • C. 

      Oporto

    • D. 

      Santander

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