How Much Do You Know About Anne Boleyn? Trivia Facts Quiz

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Anne Boleyn died on 19 May. She is the second wife of King Henry VIII of England and mother of Queen Elizabeth I. The events surrounding his marriage to Anne prompt him to break with the Roman Catholic Church and brought about the English Reformation. This short quiz will test your knowledge of what you know about Anne Boleyn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was Anne Boleyn beheaded?

    • A.

      Queens Bridge

    • B.

      Tower of London

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Wales

    Correct Answer
    B. Tower of London
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn was beheaded at the Tower of London. The Tower of London is a historic castle located in London, England. It has served various purposes throughout history, including as a royal palace, prison, and execution site. Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was accused of adultery and treason and was executed by beheading at the Tower of London in 1536.

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  • 2. 

    How long was Anne Boleyn, the Queen of England?

    • A.

      3 years

    • B.

      9 years

    • C.

      6 months

    • D.

      7 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 3 years
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn was the Queen of England for a relatively short period of time, which was 3 years. She became Queen in 1533 when she married King Henry VIII, but her reign came to an end in 1536 when she was executed. Therefore, the correct answer is 3 years.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following was Anne Boleyn accused of having a sexual relationship with?

    • A.

      Alex Norris

    • B.

      Willam Wallace

    • C.

      George Norris

    • D.

      George Boleyn

    Correct Answer
    D. George Boleyn
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn was accused of having a sexual relationship with George Boleyn. George Boleyn was Anne Boleyn's brother, and he was also accused of incest with his sister. The accusations were part of the plot to bring down Anne Boleyn and ultimately led to her execution. The charges of incest were used to tarnish Anne's reputation and provide justification for her removal as Queen of England.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of her daughter?

    • A.

      Mary

    • B.

      Claude

    • C.

      Elizabeth

    • D.

      Esther

    Correct Answer
    C. Elizabeth
    Explanation
    The name of her daughter is Elizabeth.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following was not executed with Anne Boleyn on Tower Hill?

    • A.

      Thomas Cranmer

    • B.

      Sir Henry Norris

    • C.

      Sir Francis Weston

    • D.

      William Brereton

    Correct Answer
    A. Thomas Cranmer
    Explanation
    Thomas Cranmer was not executed with Anne Boleyn on Tower Hill. He was a prominent figure during the reign of Henry VIII and served as the Archbishop of Canterbury. While Cranmer did face his own legal troubles and was eventually executed, his execution took place at a later date and in a different location. Therefore, he was not executed with Anne Boleyn on Tower Hill.

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  • 6. 

    What color did Anne and Henry wear after the news of the death of Catherine of Aragon reached them?

    • A.

      Yellow 

    • B.

      Green 

    • C.

      Blue 

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    A. Yellow 
    Explanation
    After the news of Catherine of Aragon's death reached Anne and Henry, they wore yellow.

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  • 7. 

    Who primarily engineered Anne Boleyn's fall and death?

    • A.

      George Boleyn

    • B.

      Nicholas Carew

    • C.

      Mark Smeaton

    • D.

      Thomas Cromwell

    Correct Answer
    D. Thomas Cromwell
    Explanation
    Thomas Cromwell primarily engineered Anne Boleyn's fall and death. As the chief minister to King Henry VIII, Cromwell played a significant role in orchestrating the events that led to Anne's downfall. He manipulated witnesses, fabricated evidence, and ensured that Anne was convicted of adultery and treason. Cromwell's motivation for engineering Anne's fall was to strengthen his own position and influence at court. Ultimately, his actions led to Anne's execution in 1536.

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  • 8. 

    How long was her marriage to King Henry VIII?

    • A.

      7 years

    • B.

      9 years

    • C.

      3 years

    • D.

      6 months

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 years. This refers to the duration of her marriage to King Henry VIII.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Anne Boleyn's elder sister?

    • A.

      Elizabeth

    • B.

      Mary

    • C.

      Claude

    • D.

      Catherine

    Correct Answer
    B. Mary
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn's elder sister was Mary.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following did Anne Boleyn nearly married?

    • A.

      James Arthur

    • B.

      James Cosmo

    • C.

      Patrick McGoohan

    • D.

      James Butler

    Correct Answer
    D. James Butler
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn nearly married James Butler.

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