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QUIZ ON Elizabethan Age

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A Long Quiz on Elizabethan Age 

1) What was the nickname of Mary I?
a)Bloody Mary
b)Mary, Mary Quite Contrary
c)Mary, Queen of Scots
d)None of the Above
2)Who was the sister of Mary I?
d)Elizabeth I
3)Who was the father of the previous two? (Questions 1 and 2?)
a)Henry VI
c)George III
d)Henry VIII
4)Who was the first Tudor King?
a)Henry VIII
b)Henry VII
c)George III
d)James I
5)What are the beginning and ending dates of the Elizabethan era?
6)Who was the mother of Elizabeth I?
a)Catherine of Aragon
b)Jane Seymour
c)Catherine Howard
d)Anne Boleyn
7)In what year did England and Spain fight a famous sea battle?
8)Which relative did Elizabeth I have executed?
a)Anne Boleyn
b)Mary I
c)Mary, Queen of Scots
d)Catherine of Aragon
9)What church did Elizabeth I establish or re-establish by law in England during her reign?
a)The Anglican Church
b)The Roman Catholic Church
d)The Lutheran Church
10) Everyone in Elizabethan England was born into a social class. Peasants were the unluckiest of the lot: they were denied basic comforts, security, and even the chance to dress well. Yep, the Statutes of Apparel outlined the clothes one could legally wear based on rank. Which of the following could the poor wear?
a)Purple silk dresses
b)Woolen underwear
c)Sable-lined cloaks
d)Velvet coats
11)Marriage was a social obligation, and for many families a topic of obsession. Betrothals were often arranged by parents, especially for the high-class. What criterion was considered the least important in deciding upon a suitable match?
12) Elizabethans had many occupational choices. One could become an apothecary, clerk, physician, or even court jester. Though there seemed to be a myriad of careers to choose from, most people still ended up being very poor. In order to survive, what illegal activity did a large number of citizens pursue?
b)Money lending
d)Wine bottling
13)Crime was ardently followed by punishment. Elizabethans had devised various ways to fine, humiliate, torture, and kill offenders. Which crime was punishable by death?
a)Skipping church on Sunday
b)A woman screaming at her husband in public
c)Stealing a horse
d)Public drunkenness
14)Religion played a pivotal part in Elizabethan life. Protestants, Catholics, Puritans, and other religious groups jostled for power and survival in uncertain times. In 1559, an Act of Parliament was passed which determined the “supreme governor” of all things spiritual. Who was it?
a)The Pope in Rome
b)Each man was his own supreme governor
c)The Archbishop of Canterbury
d)Queen Elizabeth I
15)Elizabethan England was largely rural, with the majority of its population living in the verdant countryside. Towns and cities, however, were growing–and the most prominent of all was London. While Londoners were considered wealthy and arrogant, the city was begrimed, filthy, and infested with vermin. Where did people primarily dispose of their trash and wastes?
a)Dump sites in the nearby country
b)The streets
c)The underground drains
d)Designated “trash” areas
16)Elizabethans were notoriously superstitious. They feared witches, believed in magical animals, and sought good luck charms. What “science” did they utilize in trying to predict and control the future?
17)The fine arts flourished in Elizabethan England. William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Edmund Spenser were some of the more famous playwrights and poets of the time. Drama, music, songs, and art were popular with noblemen and commoners alike. Exploring certain topics, however, was considered taboo in any art form. What was a strictly forbidden subject?
b)Criticism of the queen
18)Staying alive was a difficult task for Elizabethans. Disease, infection, poverty, childbirth, and occupational accidents could all result in one’s untimely demise. Most people never reached the age of fifty. When an Elizabethan died, intricate rituals were followed. What was NOT a funeral custom?
a)Long processionals
b)Mourning clothes
c)Strict simplicity
d)Tolling of church bells
19)Which of the following was the Tower of London used for in the Elizabethan age?
(a) As an astronomical observation deck
(b) As a storage place for grain
(c) As a prison
(d) As a school for the royal children
20)Who issued an interdict against Elizabeth?
(a) Pope Pius V
(b) Pope Innocent III
(c) Pope Gregory XIII
(d) Pope Boniface
21) What was Elizabeth’s close circle of advisers called?
(a) The Star Chamber
(b) Parliament
(c) The Privy Council
(d) The Cabinet
22) Which of the following is a ceremony in which a sovereign is officially crowned?
(A) Investiture
(B) Invocation
(C) Gala
(D) Coronation
23)Which country believed it had an “Invincible Armada” before 1588?
(a) France
(b) England
(c) Spain
(d) The Netherlands
24)What type of non-rhymed poetry did Christopher Marlowe pioneer?
(a) Blank verse
(b) The sonnet
(c) Trochaic Heptameter
(d) Free-flow verse
25)Elizabeth and Mary I belonged to what royal family?
(a) Windsor
(b) Stuart
(c) Tudor
(d) Plantagenet
26) Which English king had several of his wives killed in his obsessive quest for a male heir?
(a) Edward VI
(b) Richard III
(c) George III
(d) Henry VIII
27)What religion was Mary I?
(a) Catholic
(b) Anglican
(c) Episcopalian
(d) Presbyterian 
28)What religion was Mary Queen of Scots?
(a) Episcopalian
(b) Catholic
(c) Presbyterian
(d) Lutheran
29)Which work did Edmund Spenser author?
(a) The Castle of Perseverance
(b) The Double
(c) The Metamorphoses
(d) The Faerie Queene
30)Who succeeded Elizabeth I?
(a) Mary Queen of Scots
(b) Charles I
(c) James I
(d) Edward VI
31)Which of the following was Elizabeth known as?
(a) Unintelligent
(b) Rude
(c) Stingy
(d) Fanatic
32)Which language did young Elizabeth learn in secret?
(a) French
(b) Gaelic
(c) Esperanto
(d) Welsh
33)Who was Edmund Spenser’s patron?
(a) The Earl of Leicester
(b) Elizabeth
(c) Lord Burleigh
(d) Francis Bacon
34)What was a favorite entertainment in Elizabeth’s court?
(a) Swimming
(b) Gambling
(c) Jousting
(d) Backgammon
35)Which of the following disciplines most fascinated Elizabeth?
(a) Philology
(b) Alchemy
(c) Zoology
(d) Astrology
36)Elizabeth’s reign was longer than that of any other Tudor. When she died at the age of 69 in 1603, how many years had she reigned?
37)What was Elizabeth’s nickname for Sir Walter Raleigh?
38)The complex ranking system that Elizabethans believed ordered every single thing in the universe was known as:
a)The Great Order of Life
b)The Great Chain of Being
c)The Great System of Shakespeare
d)The Great Sonnet Symbolism Maker
39)A poem that deals in an idealized way with Shepherds and rustic life is known as:
a)A Protestant Poem
b)A Petrarchan Sonnet
c)An extended metaphor
d)A pastoral poem
40)The term for the reaction against corruption in the Catholic Church was known as:
a)The Protestant Revolution
b)The Protestant Reformation
c)The Protestant Restoration
d)The Protestant Resolution
41)What is the name for a shift in tone or meaning of a sonnet
c)Iambic Pentameter
42. Gutenberg invented the printing press in
a. 1385   b. 1445   c. 1495   d. 1505
43. A Duch scholar rejected Catholic monasticism and condemned the corruption of the Catholic church. He argued that the only hope was a return to the values and habits of the early Christian church. Identify him
a. Martin Luther   b. Erasmus   c. John Calvin   d. Robert Boyle
44. Martin Luther’s 95 Theses Against the Sale of Papal Indulgences eventually resulted in the Reformation. It appeared in
a. 1495   b. 1507   c. 1517   d. 1537
45. Who argued that wealth was not enough to make a man a ruler or statesman. Classical education and liberal training was essential to the growth of a true ‘gentleman’.
a. Sir Thomas Elyot   b. Erasmus   c. Martin Luther   d. John Calvin
46.  When Lamartine said that ‘man discovered himself and the universe,’ and Taine said that man ‘has suddenly opened his eyes and seen’, they are referring to-
a. The Renaissance   b. The Romanticism   c. The Modernism   d. The Postmodernism
47. Constantinople fell to the Turks in
a. 1450   b. 1452   c. 1453   d. 1454
48.   ‘Why, Faustus,
   Thinkest thou heaven is such a glorious thing?
    I tell thee 'tis not half so fair as thou
    Or any man that breathes on earth.’
Who is the speaker?
a. Faustus himself   b. Mephistophilis   c. Satan   d. Good angel
49.  The ideal- end justifies the means- is connected to
a. Reformation   b. Protestantism   c. Catholicism   d. Machiavellianism
50. Who was the first English poet to use the unrhymed, ten-syllabled verse (blank verse)
a. Sidney   b. Surrey   c. Spenser   d. Shakespeare
51. Spenser dedicated F. Queene to
a. Sidney   b. Petrarch   c. Elizabeth   d. Arthur
52. The first English comedy is
a. Ralph Roister Doister   b. Gorboduc   c. Hero and Leander   d. Praise of Folly
53. The first English tragedy is
a. Ralph Roister Doister   b. Gorboduc   c. Hero and Leander   d. Praise of Folly
54.  This prose work was written at Thomas More’s house in 1510. It gives the best expression in literature of the attack that the Oxford reformers were making upon the medieval system. Identify it-
a. Utopia   b. New Atlantis   c. Praise of Folly   d. Republic
55. More’s Utopia was published in
a.1515   b. 1516   c. 1551   d. 1595
56.  In Heywood’s interlude The Four P’s, which is not one of the P’s-
a.  palmer   b. pardoner   c. Potycary   d. Pedler   e.priest
57. The second English comedy is-
a. Ralph Roister Doister   b. Gorboduc   c. Grammar Gurton’s Needle   d. Praise of Folly
58. The first play to be written in blank verse is
a. Ralph Roister Doister   b. Gorboduc   c. Grammar Gurton’s Needle   d. Praise of Folly
59. Who wrote Gorboduc or Ferrex and Porrex
a. Thomas Sackville   b. Thomas Norton   c. Both  d. Mr.S
60. Ralph Roister Doister is divided into____acts
a.three   b. four    c. Five   d. Six
61.. Ralph Roister Doisteris modelled on
a.Plautus   b. Terence   c. Both   d. Seneca
62. Gorboduc is modelled on
a.Plautus   b. Terence   c. Both   d. Seneca
63.Who wrote Ralph Roister Doister?
a. Thomas Sackville   b. Thomas Norton   c. Nicholas Udall  d. Mr.S
64. Who is called ‘the second father of English poetry’?
a. Chaucer   b. Sidney   c. Spenser   d. Wyatt
65. who is known as ‘the poet’s poet’?
a. Chaucer   b. Sidney   c. Spenser   d. Wyatt
66. Spenser wrote a satire on society. It is
a. Mother Hubbard’s Tale   b. Astrophel   c. Amoretti   d. Epithalamion
67. Spenser’s Astrophel is an elegy on the death of
a. Chaucer   b. Sidney   c. Spenser   d. Wyatt
68. In F.Queene who doesn’t represent Queen Elizabeth?
a. Faerie Queene   b. Britomartis   c. Mercilla   d. Lady Belge
69. In F.Queene Artegall represents
a. Friendship   b. Justice   c. Courtesy   d. Holiness
70. Collection of Voyages is by
a. Drake   b. Hakluyt   c. Gilbert   d. Frobisher
71. Who wrote Of the Dignity of Man?
a. Pico della Mirandola   b. Thomas More   c. Francis Drake   d. Francis Bacon
72. Of the Dignity of Man appeared in
a. 1486   b. 1488   c. 1487   d. 1516
73. Sidney’s Defence of Poesy appeared in
a. 1579   b. 1599   c. 1589   d. 1601
74. Samuel Daniel’s Delia appeared in
a. 1592   b. 1599   c. 1619   d. 1678
75. Drayton’s Idea appeared in
a. 1592   b. 1599   c. 1619   d. 1678
76. The Steel Glass (1576) is by
a. Gascoigne   b. Sackville   c. Lydgate   d. Spenser
77.In what kind of establishment was Marlowe killed?
78.What is the name of the sea-god in Hero and Leander?

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