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General Tudor History Quiz

Every Sunday we have a bit of Tudor history fun. Sometimes it's a crossword puzzle or wordsearch, and other times it's a quiz. Today it's quiz. So, grab yourself a snack and your favourite beverage, make yourself comfortable, and let's get those little grey cells working!

Good luck!

General Tudor History Quiz

Q1) An easy one to start: for approximately how many years did the Tudors reign over England (give or take a few months)?

140 years

118 years

123 years

115 years

Q2) True or false: Henry Tudor (Henry VII) was a member of the House of York?

True

False

Q3) Which of these rebellions took place while King Henry VIII was on the throne? Click on all that apply.

The Cornish Rebellion

Bigod's Rebellion

The Prayer Book Rebellion

Kett's Rebellion

Q4) In which year was Queen Mary I born?

1533

1518

1514

1516

Q5) How many times did Mary Tudor, sister of King Henry VIII, marry?

Twice

Once

Three times

Four times

Q6) In which year was Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth I) imprisoned in the Tower of London?

1553

1555

1554

1556

Q7) How old was King Edward VI when he died?

16

15

13

14

Q8) Which of these events took place during Elizabeth I's reign? Click all that apply.

The Spanish Armada attempted an invasion of England

The Battle of Flodden

England lost Calais

St Bartholomew's Day Massacre

Q9) Which Tudor monarch did these words describe: "[...] is not at all beautiful: small, and rather flabby than fat, [...] is of white complexion and fair and has no eyebrows."

Mary I

Elizabeth I

Henry VIII

Henry VII

Q10) On which date did Lady Jane Grey marry Guildford Dudley?

1 July 1553

25 May 1553

17 April 1552

22 June 1553

Q11) True or false: Mary, Queen of Scots, was descended from King Henry VII?

True

False

You can find more quizzes and puzzles in our Quiz Archives.

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General Tudor History Quiz