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Question 1:
Which of the following was a combatant in the Spanish Armada?
Nationalist Spain nArmy of the North
Kingdom of Spain
Isabella II of Spain and her regent mother Maria Christina
Explorers in the service of Spain under Charles V.

Question 2:

Question 3: The Armada was delayed by bad weather, forcing the four galleys and one of the galleons to leave the fleet, and was not sighted in England until 19 July, when it appeared off St Michael's Mount in ________.
PlymouthBristolWiltshireCornwall

Question 4:
When was the Spanish Armada?
1588-08-08
1992-10-20
June 2009
11th century

Question 5:
How many casualties were there in the Spanish Armada?
2 ships sunk
291
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40-70 killed

Question 6:
Where did Spanish Armada take place?
Strathfleet, Sutherland, Scotland
English Channel, near Gravelines, France
Novu00FD Jiu010Du00EDn / Neu Titschein, present-day Czech Republic
near Horseleap, County Westmeath

Question 7:
What was Spanish Armada a part of?
the Anglo-Spanish War
the Crusades
Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
Modoc War

Question 8: However, an attempt to press home the English advantage failed the following year, when a comparable English fleet sailed for Portugal and the ________ in 1589.
Saint HelenaAzoresMadeiraAkrotiri and Dhekelia

Question 9: On 16 July negotiations were abandoned, and the English fleet stood prepared (although ill-supplied) at ________, awaiting news of Spanish movements.
PlymouthBristolExeterTorbay

Question 10: In September 1588 the Armada sailed around Scotland and Ireland into the ________.
Pacific OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic Ocean







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