British Monarchs

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Quiz for WHA- British Monarchs


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  • 1. 
    What was the dominant religion in England during the time period we are discussing (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 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 marital law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Triennial Act was passed as part of the Long Parliament. It said that parliament must be called in to 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