Henry VIII Henry VIII Overview Quiz
by William Shakespeare

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Henry VIII Overview Quiz

"Press not a falling man too far!" Henry VIII is not Shakespeare's easiest or most popular work, but if you need to know about Henry VIII's reign based on the Bard's historical play, eNotes won't let you fall down with these top 10 questions to study. Be sure you understand Henry's motivations and how others react by taking thisĀ Henry VIII Overview quiz.

  • Question 1

    What does Woolsey ask of Henry after Katherine's departure?

  • Question 2

    What does Buckingham avow before his execution?

  • Question 3

    For what does Queen Katherine plead for from the court?

  • Question 4

    What does Anne swear she would never do?

  • Question 5

    Why does Katherine's attendant doubt Anne's vow?

  • Question 6

    After the divorce hearing, what does Katherine beg of Henry?

  • Question 7

    What does the prologue foretell?

  • Question 8

    What do Wolsey and Campeius offer Katherine?

  • Question 9

    Who framed Buckingham?

  • Question 10

    How does Henry learn about Woolsey's corruption?

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