The failure of the Royalist cause in the first civil war

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1. How many arsenals did parliament hold?

  • One; the Tower of London
  • Two; the Tower of London and Portsmouth
  • Three; the Tower of London, Hull and Portsmouth
  • Two; the Tower of London and Hull
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2. Who were Charles' two main advisors? Which held most sway with him?

  • Duke of Buckingham and Henrietta Maria; Buckingham had more sway
  • Edward Hyde and Henrietta Maria; Hyde had more sway
  • Edward Hyde and Henrietta Maria; Maria had more sway
  • Duke of Buckingham and Henrietta Maria; Maria had more sway

3. Why did Charles play for time?

  • In the hopes opposition groups would give up
  • In the hopes opposition groups would get stronger
  • In the hopes opposition groups would take a stand
  • In the hopes opposition would die away

4. What percentage of the English population did London hold?

  • 1/15th
  • 1/10th
  • 1/3rd
  • Half

5. What did his wife, Henrietta Maria, suggest?

  • Allow parliament to "win"
  • Fight until victory
  • Discontinue attempts to settle with parliament
  • Continue attempts to settle with parliament

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