A, B, C or D.

I. Read the sentences below and for each question indicate the correct answer

A, B, C or D.

1. When King James I ascended the English throne in 1603 he

A had been victorious in many wars.

B had already been King of Scotland for 36 years.

C was very popular with Protestants and Catholics.

D had already been King of France for 36 years.

2. James I set up the Virginia Company and

A his son, Charles I, explored the east coast of America.

B many Catholics went to live in America.

C Francis Bacon founded Jamestown.

D The English colonization of America began.

3. The most significant image we have of James I is the painting by

A Holbein

B Van Dyck

C Rubens

D Francis Bacon

4. The artist who painted James I used

A a realistic style.

B an abstract style.

C a symbolic style.

D a classical style.

5. Guy Fawkes and other Catholics

A planned the Gunpowder Plot.

B passed severe laws against Protestants.

C wanted to assassinate King Charles I.

D had an important gunpowder industry in Manchester.

6. A strict group of Protestants known as Puritans

A planned to blow up the Parliament.

B were arrested and later executed.

C left England and went to live in the colony of Jamestown in America.

D left England and founded the colony of Plymouth in America

7. Since King Charles I believed that a king ruled by Divine Right, he

A spent a lot of money on banquets and fine clothes.

B dismissed Parliament and ruled without it for eleven years.

C founded his own church.

D arrested all Catholics.

8. King Charles’ s behaviour created rivalry between the monarchy and

A the Parliament, which resulted in the Civil War.

B the Church of England.

C France, which resulted in a war.

D the Catholic Church.

9. Puritans, Members of Parliament and working people were known as

A Roundheads, and fought with King Charles.

B Royalists, and fought with Parliament.

C Royalists, and fought with Oliver Cromwell.

D Roundheads, and fought with Parliament.

10. Catholics, the upper classes, and people who opposed Parliament were known as

A Royalists, and fought with Parliament.

B Roundheads, and fought with Oliver Cromwell.

C Royalists, and fought with King Charles.

D Roundheads, and fought with King Charles.

11. In June 1646 the Royalists surrendered and King Charles

A was accused of treason and executed.

B was accused of treason and later released.

C escaped to France with his wife.

D became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth.

12. Oliver Cromwell, the strong Puritan leader, was made

A Lord Protector of England.

B Lord Protector of the Commonwealth.

C an honorary Member of Parliament.

D President of the Protectorate.


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