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Trivia Quiz - Henry VIII: Iron Fisted Ruler

The English king who married six times and created the Church of England. Great Henry VIII trivia!

Quiz Number: 3277
Date Submitted: November 27, 2009
Quiz Categories: History, British Royalty
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 74.7 percent
Times Taken: 237 times
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Henry VIII Iron Fisted Ruler

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1. Henry VIII was born in which century?
  A.   15th
  B.   16th
  C.   17th
  D.   18th

2. Henry's first wife, Catherine of Aragon was first married to:
  A.   Henry's younger brother, Edward
  B.   Henry's father, Henry VII
  C.   James I of Scotland
  D.   Henry's older brother, Arthur

3. Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn, was executed for treason and adultery. She died by:
  A.   hanging
  B.   beheading
  C.   drowning
  D.   firing squad

4. Henry's third wife was:
  A.   Jane Seymour
  B.   Anne of Cleves
  C.   Catherine Howard
  D.   Catherine Parr

5. Henry's marriage to Anne of Cleves was annulled reputedly because the marriage was never consummated. Anne subsequently took the title of the:
  A.   King's Sister
  B.   Queen Mother
  C.   Queen Consort
  D.   Princess Royal

6. Henry VIII broke with the Catholic Church in his bid to marry:
  A.   Catherine Howard
  B.   Jane Seymour
  C.   Anne Boleyn
  D.   Catherine Parr

7. Which of these was not a child of Henry's?
  A.   Edward VI
  B.   Elizabeth I
  C.   Mary I
  D.   William IV

8. Which of his friends did Henry VIII have executed because he opposed Henry's multiple marriages?
  A.   Thomas Wolsey
  B.   Thomas Cranmer
  C.   Thomas More
  D.   Thomas Hawkes

9. Henry VIII died in 1547 and was buried next to which of his wives?
  A.   Jane Seymour
  B.   Catherine Howard
  C.   Catherine Parr
  D.   Anne of Cleves

10. Which of the wives of Henry VIII survived him?
  A.   Anne of Cleves and Jane Seymour
  B.   Catherine Howard and Jane Seymour
  C.   Anne of Cleves and Catherine Parr
  D.   Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr®   

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