Guy Fawkes (By V. Oikonomidou)

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This quiz contains questions for the assessment of students' comprehesion of the video https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=p4y2XFhh6VA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did the incident occur?

    • A.

      In 1615.

    • B.

      In 1605.

    • C.

      In 1625.

    Correct Answer
    B. In 1605.
    Explanation
    The incident occurred in 1605.

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  • 2. 

    What was the religion of the rebels?

    • A.

      They were Catholics.

    • B.

      They were Protestants.

    • C.

      They were Orthodox.

    Correct Answer
    A. They were Catholics.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They were Catholics." This suggests that the rebels belonged to the Catholic religion.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the king of England at that time?

    • A.

      King Henry VIII

    • B.

      King Edward VI

    • C.

      King James I

    Correct Answer
    C. King James I
    Explanation
    King James I was the king of England at that time. He ascended to the throne in 1603 after the death of Queen Elizabeth I. He was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and he was the first monarch to rule both England and Scotland. King James I is known for commissioning the translation of the Bible into English, which became known as the King James Version. He also played a significant role in the colonization of North America, particularly in the establishment of the Jamestown colony in Virginia.

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  • 4. 

    Why was Guy Fawkes arrested?

    • A.

      He was carrying weapons.

    • B.

      He was carrying gunpowder.

    • C.

      He was carrying a knife.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was carrying gunpowder.
    Explanation
    Guy Fawkes was arrested because he was carrying gunpowder. Gunpowder was found in his possession, which indicated his involvement in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. This plot was a failed attempt to assassinate King James I and destroy the Houses of Parliament in London. Fawkes and his co-conspirators planned to ignite the gunpowder during the State Opening of Parliament, but their plan was foiled when an anonymous letter tipped off the authorities. Fawkes was subsequently arrested, and his arrest led to the discovery and capture of the other conspirators.

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  • 5. 

    Where was Guy Fawkes tortured?

    • A.

      In the Tower of London.

    • B.

      In the Parliament.

    • C.

      In Tower Bridge.

    Correct Answer
    A. In the Tower of London.
    Explanation
    Guy Fawkes was tortured in the Tower of London. The Tower of London is a historic castle located in central London, England. It has a long history of being used as a prison and place of torture for political prisoners. Guy Fawkes was a member of the Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassinate King James I of England in 1605. After his arrest, he was taken to the Tower of London where he was subjected to torture in order to extract information about the plot.

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