Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Queen Elizabeth I?
How Much Do You Know About Queen Elizabeth I?
By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

In in time when kings and queens saw their fleeting powers come and go with the changing of the seasons, she was a titan of the age. Even today, she’s so famous that historians have named the entire era after her. She was Elizabeth I, not just another monarch, but a ruler who created a timeless legacy. Enter the court of this regal quiz — what do you really know Queen Elizabeth?

Her life story is nothing short of epic, and it started with one of England’s most dramatic reigns. Not only was Elizabeth’s father a little unhinged, but he took numerous wives, one of whom gave birth to a little girl who would become princess. Do you know anything about Elizabeth’s earliest days and they affected her royal upbringing?

Her life and reign have inspired numerous movies and TV shows, and playing her is one of the bucket list items for any actress aspiring to the lofty heights of Oscar winner. Do it well, and you'll never audition for a part again.

Even as a young woman it was clear that Elizabeth was no idle child of the crown. Smart, skilled, and shrewd, she eventually became a world-famous ruler. Take this Queen Elizabeth quiz now!

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Queen Elizabeth I was a ruler of which country?
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What was a common nickname for Elizabeth I?
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Elizabeth was the daughter of which famous historical figure?
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Why did Mary I imprison Elizabeth for about a year?
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How old was Elizabeth when she became queen?
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As a child, Elizabeth was noted for which trait?
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In 1588, Elizabeth became renowned for a military victory against which country?
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True or false, did Elizabeth I ever have romantic relationships?
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How did England fare during Elizabeth’s reign?
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A much older man named Thomas Seymour tried his best to marry Elizabeth. What happened to him?
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How did Elizabeth’s father, Henry VIII, treat her?
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True or false, was Elizabeth mostly just a symbolic figurehead in English politics?
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The queen liked to live by this motto: "video et taceo." What does that mean?
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How did English citizens react when Elizabeth ascended to the throne?
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What was England's military like during Elizabeth’s early reign?
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When it came to final decisions about the country, who really had ultimate power?
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How did Elizabeth put her numerous high-profile courtships to use?
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How long was Elizabeth the queen of England?
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Elizabeth’s emotional behavior on the throne could be described as what?
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What aspect of Elizabeth inspired a cult-like following during Elizabeth’s reign?
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Who succeeded Elizabeth I on the throne?
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