British Monarchs Quiz: Trivia Questions!

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Do you know anything about British monarchs? There have been 12 British monarchs ever since the diplomatic union of the kingdom of England and Scotland's kingdom in May 1707. England and Scotland had existed in personal union since March 1603. In January 1801, the monarchy of Great Britain and the kingdom of Ireland joined together, which resulted in establishing the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. For more information about British monarchs, look no further than this quiz. ​​​​​​​


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the dominant religion in England during the time period we are discussing (the 1500s- 1700s)?
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Protestant (Anglican)

    • C. 

      Jewish

  • 2. 
    This ruler disliked parliament and had the bible translated into English.
    • A. 

      James I

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Elizabeth I

  • 3. 
    This ruler continually fought with the parliament to get more money. He was eventually beheaded.
    • A. 

      James II

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

  • 4. 
    The leader of the Roundheads, who led England after Charles I's death was who?
    • A. 

      Charles II

    • B. 

      James I

    • C. 

      Oliver Cromwell

  • 5. 
    The Petition of Right guaranteed that there would be no imprisonment without cause, not taxation without parliament's consent, no quartering of soldiers, and no martial law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Triennial Act was passed as part of the Long Parliament. It said that parliament must be called into session once every 3 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Cavaliers were also known as the Royalists. They supported the king in the English Civil War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Oliver Cromwell was crowned king in 1560.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Charles II was an absolute ruler.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This king's religion and belief in absolute rule led to the Glorious Revolution
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Charles II

    • C. 

      James II

  • 11. 
    Which document was made law by William and Mary?
    • A. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Rump Parliament

    • C. 

      Petition of Right

  • 12. 
    The Rump Parliament was made up of Cromwell's supporters. All other members of parliament had been dismissed once he gained control of England.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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