James I

Laila Freeman
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Quiz on James I, created by Laila Freeman on 04/03/2015.

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Question 1

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Which of these were failures of James's court?
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  • He did not appreciate the arts
  • It was very extravagant
  • He could not balance the English and the Scots at all
  • The court was associated with scandal
  • The court was associated with vulgarity and corruptness
  • There were no failures

Question 2

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Which of these are examples of James's extravagance?
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  • 1591- 100 cooks took 12 days to prepare for a feast, cost £3300
  • He went on foreign holidays at least once a month
  • Gave Buckingham £10,000 for his baby's bedroom
  • Spent £343000 for his son's dowry
  • Wedding to the Spanish princess cost James £800,000

Question 3

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The Great Contract: Cecil tried to get Parliament to vote an annual grant of £200,000
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Which two of these men had the greatest impact on Foreign Policy?
Answer
  • Gondomar and Charles
  • Buckingham and Charles
  • Buckingham and Crawford
  • Crawford and Charles
  • David Loades and Charles
  • Buckingham and Gondomar
  • Laud and Crawford

Question 5

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What year did negotiations for the Spanish Match begin?
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  • 1614
  • 1612
  • 1608
  • 1620
  • 1615

Question 6

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The second session of the 1604 parliament was much more cooperative than the first
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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How did James defuse tensions in 1610?
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  • Made a speech saying he didn't want to be an absolute monarch
  • Offered to talk to some MPs separately
  • Cancelled 24 subsidies
  • Withdrew a notable number of proclamations
  • Made peace with Spain
  • Promoted Crawford

Question 8

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1612 was the Addled Parliament
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What happened on the 30th of September 1621
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  • The Gunpowder plot
  • The Spanish marriage
  • James said he wanted to be an absolute monarch
  • The Commons pasted that Protestation into their journals stating their rights had been attacked
  • James tore the protestation out
  • James died

Question 10

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How did James describe the 1624 parliament?
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  • The Happiest Parliament that ever was <3
  • Slain to passion and emotions
  • Hard years
  • The Happiest day of his life
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