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Question 1:
Which of the following was a combatant in the English Civil War?

Question 2: Although the term describes events as impinging on England, from the outset the conflicts involved wars with and civil wars within both Scotland and Ireland; see ________ for an overview.
Charles II of EnglandOliver CromwellWars of the Three KingdomsCharles I of England

Question 3: [18] Puritans accused Laud of reintroducing ________; when they complained, he had them arrested.
CatholicismCatholic ChurchEast–West SchismCrusades

Question 4:
When was the English Civil War?
January u2013 November 2001
1641 u2013 1651
2004 u2013 2008

Question 5: Between the two periods, and due to in-fighting amongst various factions in Parliament, Oliver Cromwell ruled over the Protectorate as ________ (effectively a military dictator) until his death in 1658.
RegentLord ProtectorEnglandMonarch

Question 6: In early 1641 Parliament had ________, arrested and sent to the Tower of London on a charge of treason.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of StraffordCharles I of EnglandJohn PymEnglish Civil War

Question 7:
Where did English Civil War take place?

Question 8: The battle took place largely at Walton-le-Dale near Preston in ________, and resulted in a victory by the troops of Cromwell over the Royalists and Scots commanded by Hamilton.
North West EnglandBlackpoolLancashireGreater Manchester

Question 9: Because responsibility for collecting taxes lay in the hands of the ________, the English kings needed the help of that stratum of society in order to ensure the smooth collection of that revenue.
SerfdomNobilityGentryUpper class

Question 10: The execution of Charles I altered the dynamics of the Civil War in Scotland, which had raged between Royalists and ________ since 1644.
English Civil WarIrish Confederate WarsCovenanterOliver Cromwell


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