Trivia Facts Quiz On Military And Early Reign Of King Henry VIII

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King Henry VIII of England lived for fifty-six years. He became the King of England in 1509 and became the second monarch of the house of Tudor after his father's death. King Henry VIII of England is best known in history for his disagreement with the marriage norms promoted by the church. How much do you know about this?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was King Henry VIII coronated? 

    • A.

      June 1509 

    • B.

      June 1569

    • C.

      May 1398

    • D.

      September 1507

    Correct Answer
    A. June 1509 
    Explanation
    King Henry VIII was coronated in June 1509. This is a historical fact that can be verified through various sources. The coronation of Henry VIII marked the beginning of his reign as the King of England after the death of his father, Henry VII. June 1509 is the correct answer because it aligns with the historical timeline and events surrounding Henry VIII's ascension to the throne.

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  • 2. 

    When did he get married to Catherine Howard? 

    • A.

      1567

    • B.

      1529

    • C.

      1504 

    • D.

      1324 

    Correct Answer
    C. 1504 
  • 3. 

    Which of these persons did not feature in his administration? 

    • A.

      Thomas  Cromwell 

    • B.

      Thomas Cranmer 

    • C.

      Thomas Wolsey 

    • D.

      Thomas Jenkins 

    Correct Answer
    D. Thomas Jenkins 
    Explanation
    Thomas Jenkins did not feature in his administration. The question is asking which person did not appear in a specific administration. Out of the given options, Thomas Jenkins is the only person who did not feature in the administration. This implies that the other three individuals, Thomas Cromwell, Thomas Cranmer, and Thomas Wolsey, were part of the administration in question.

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  • 4. 

    Who succeeded him as the King of England? 

    • A.

      Edward V

    • B.

      Richard III

    • C.

      Henry IX

    • D.

      Edward VI

    Correct Answer
    D. Edward VI
    Explanation
    Edward VI succeeded as the King of England.

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  • 5. 

    When was Anne Boleyn executed by him? 

    • A.

      1578

    • B.

      1543

    • C.

      1636

    • D.

      1536

    Correct Answer
    D. 1536
    Explanation
    Anne Boleyn was executed in 1536. This was a significant event in history as she was the second wife of King Henry VIII and her execution marked a turning point in the English Reformation.

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  • 6. 

    When did he get married to Jane Seymour? 

    • A.

      1533

    • B.

      1536

    • C.

      1539

    • D.

      1532

    Correct Answer
    B. 1536
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1536. This is the only option that matches the question's prompt of when he got married to Jane Seymour.

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  • 7. 

    When did he end his marriage with Catherine Parr? 

    • A.

      1568

    • B.

      1549

    • C.

      1544

    • D.

      1543

    Correct Answer
    D. 1543
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1543. This means that he ended his marriage with Catherine Parr in 1543.

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  • 8. 

    Who baptised King Henry VIII? 

    • A.

      Richard Benson 

    • B.

      Ben Carr 

    • C.

      George Rawling 

    • D.

      Richard Fox 

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard Fox 
    Explanation
    Richard Fox is the correct answer because he was the Bishop of Exeter and the Bishop of Winchester during the reign of King Henry VIII. As a bishop, it was his responsibility to perform religious ceremonies such as baptisms. Therefore, it is likely that Richard Fox was the one who baptised King Henry VIII.

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  • 9. 

    How old was King Henry VIII when he was coronated? 

    • A.

      18 years old 

    • B.

      14 years old 

    • C.

      13 years old 

    • D.

      19 years old 

    Correct Answer
    A. 18 years old 
    Explanation
    King Henry VIII was 18 years old when he was coronated. This is the correct answer because historical records show that Henry VIII was born on June 28, 1491, and he was coronated on June 24, 1509. Therefore, he was 18 years old at the time of his coronation.

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  • 10. 

    When did King Henry VIII execute his father ministers?

    • A.

      1567

    • B.

      1534

    • C.

      1510

    • D.

      1523 

    Correct Answer
    C. 1510
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