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The Stuarts History Quiz #8 - The Long Parliament

The Long Parliament acts as the Prelude to the English Civil War. 10 Questions.

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When was the Long Parliament first sat; by the Act of Parliament the Parliament did not dissolve itself until 1660 - lasting twenty years?

  • November 3, 1640
  • November 27, 1640
  • December 18, 1640
  • December 28, 1640

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The Long Parliament centered around the issue of ''evil councilors'', this included the impeachment and execution of which of King Charles I's advisers by the Bill of Attainder in 1641?

  • Thomas Wentworth
  • John Pym
  • Francis Russell
  • James Graham

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During 1641, there was a growth of opposition outside Parliament known as ''what''?

  • The Incident
  • Pym King
  • London Mob
  • Army Plot

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Which Member of Parliament emerged as the leading figure in the House of Commons in 1640 and was regarded as the chief opponent of King Charles I?

  • John Pym
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Archibald Campbell
  • William Strode

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Which of these petitions was signed by 15,000 Londoners in December 1640?

  • Ten Propositions
  • Grand Remonstrance
  • The Root and Branch Petition
  • Millenary Petition

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The Triennial Act, passed on February 15, 1641, abolished ship money without Parliamentary consent; it also stated that King Charles I had to call a Parliament every how many years?

  • Three years
  • Five years
  • Six years
  • Eight years

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After Bedford's death in May 1641, and the failure of ''royal appointments'' to solve Parliament's disputes with the Crown, Parliament would split between ''Parliamentarians'' and what over ''party''?

  • Laudians
  • Presbyterians
  • Irish Catholics
  • Royalists

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The radicalisation of Parliament seemed to be confirmed by the Ten Propositions (June, 1640); which of these concessions were not included in the document?

  • Parliamentary annexation of all of the Crown Lands.
  • Parliamentary input into who was in the Privy Council.
  • Parliamentary control of those around the Queen.
  • Parliamentary choice of religious education for the royal children.

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The Five Members Coup (January, 1642) saw King Charles announcing the impeachment of is key opponents; how many were to be arrested by the monarch's guards?

  • Four
  • Five
  • Six
  • Eight

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In August 22, 1642, King Charles I declared war on the Parliament by raising his royal standard in which city; this signaled the start of the English Civil War?

  • Nottingham
  • York
  • Bristol
  • Richmond