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Queen Anne

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Queen Anne game quiz
"Ten questions on the life of Queen Anne, who reigned 1702-1714. She was the last Stuart monarch, and the first queen of an officially united England and Scotland in 1707."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Anne Stuart was born in Kensington Palace in 1665. Who was her father?
    William, Duke of Clarence
    Arthur, Duke of Connaught
    Henry, Duke of Gloucester
    James, Duke of York


2. After Anne's mother died in 1671, her father remarried. His second consort was a Roman Catholic. What was her name?
    Mary of Modena
    Mary of Scotland
    Mary of Teck
    Mary Tudor


3. The new duchess of York had a maid of honour who became close to Anne, in a friendship that lasted until the later years of Anne's reign. Who was this person?
    Jane Ely
    Sarah Churchill
    Elizabeth Jones
    Emily Cathcart


4. Anne was married in 1683 to whom?
    Prince Eric of Sweden
    Prince George of Denmark
    Prince George of Hanover
    Prince Louis of France


5. After the Glorious Revolution in 1688, Anne's elder sister, Mary, was put on the throne along with her husband. What was his name?
    Louis of Hesse
    Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
    William of Orange
    Georg Ludwig of Hanover


6. Anne, her sister and brother-in-law enjoyed a good relationship.
    True
    False


7. When William III died in 1702, Anne became queen. Which political party did she favour at the beginning of her reign?
    Socialist
    Whig
    Tory
    Liberal


8. Two key figures in the reign of Queen Anne were responsible for maintaining Britain's supremacy in Europe. Who were they?
    The Duke of Norfolk and the Earl of Arundel
    The Duke of Shrewsbury and the Earl of Oxford
    The Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Godolphin
    The Duke of Richmond and the Earl of Rochester


9. In 1711, Anne dismissed Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, as well as the Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Godolphin, from all their offices. Name one who replaced them in Anne's affections.
    Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham
    Jane Ely, Marchioness of Ely
    William Cecil, Baron Burghley
    Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester


10. Just before Anne's death in 1714, she dismissed Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, from his offices. Nearing death, to which minister did she give the staff of office?
    Duke of Norfolk
    Duke of Newcastle
    Duke of Shrewsbury
    Duke of Richmond


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Compiled Jun 28 12