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The Stuarts History Quiz #4 - Religious Divisions

The Religion and Religious Divisions in the reigns of King James I and King Charles I. 10 Questions.

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The Reformation in the sixteenth-century in England involved the break with the Catholic Church and the establishment of the Protestant Church of England; what was its dominant branch?

  • Calvinism
  • Puritanism
  • Presbyterianism
  • Arminianism

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Which of these groups of words and phrases best describe Calvinism?

  • Majority in Scotland, Church Service through a Sermon
  • Salvation through Faith and Works, Latin Mass
  • Elders as Governors, Plain Churches
  • Predestination, Decorated Churches, English Bible

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Which of these books was the second most read book in England after the Bible, and captured the extent of anti-Catholicism in England from the majority of the population?

  • Thomas More's ''Utopia'' (1516)
  • William Shakespeare's ''A Midsummer Night's Dream'' (1596)
  • John Foxe's ''Book of Martyrs'' (1563)
  • Edmund Spenser's ''The Faeire Queene'' (1590)

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As the result of the Gunpowder Plot (1605), King James I introduced what measure against the Catholics in England?

  • The 1606 Oath of Allegiance
  • Legislation against the Jesuits
  • Collection of recusancy fines
  • Increased tithe collection on Catholics

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What was perhaps the only long lasting achievement of the Hampton Court Conference of 1604?

  • The burning of 300 Puritans at the stake.
  • Increased tithes for Church Ministers.
  • The acceptance of all points in the Puritans' Millenary Petition of 1603.
  • Beginning of a new English translation of the Bible known as the King James Bible.

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Which of these idioms derive from the King James Bible, which was written between 1604 and 1611?

  • ''A broken heart'' (Psalms 34:18)
  • ''A sign of the times'' (Matthew 16:3)
  • ''Turned the world upside down'' (Acts 17:6)
  • All of the above.

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Prior to the use of the King James Bible (which removed marginalia), what was the most used sixteenth-century version of the English Bible?

  • Douay-Rheims Bible
  • Bishops' Bible
  • Geneva Bible
  • Wycliffe's Bible

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Which branch of Protestantism was King James I favouring towards the end of his reign, while his son King Charles I favoured throughout?

  • Arminianism
  • Calvinism
  • Puritanism
  • Presbyterianism

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What was the majority religious group in Scotland, which did not include ecclesiastical forms of Church (Kirk) government?

  • Presbyterianism
  • Arminianism
  • Puritanism
  • Calvinism

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Which prominent Arminian cleric rose in the Church of England's ecclastical hierarchy?

  • William Laud
  • Richard Montagu
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Desiderius Erasmus