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Guy Fawkes

In which year was Guy Fawkes apprehended?
1605
1600
1603
1607
Who did the plotters wish to replace King James with?
Infanta Isabella of Spain
Edward Seymour
Princess Elizabeth
Arbella Stuart
What was Fawkes' punishment?
Hung, drawn and quartered
Executed
Burnt alive
Disembowelling
Who was the ringleader of the Gunpowder Plot?
Robert Catesby
Guy Fawkes
Thomas Wintour
John Wright
Which country did Fawkes fight for in the Eighty Years' War?
Spain
England
France
The Dutch Republic
What delayed the opening of Parliament until November?
Plague
Political unrest
Fire
Flooding
Which offence was Fawkes found guilty of?
High treason
Attempted murder
Attempted arson
Espionage
Which 16th century plot led to the practice of prisoners dictating and signing their own confessions?
Gunpowder Plot
Ridolfi Plot
Babington Plot
Throckmorton Plot
What is the 5th November often also known as in the UK?
Bonfire Night
Treason Day
Fawkes Foiled Night
Thanksgiving Day
Where was the gunpowder being stored?
Undercroft beneath the Commons
Barge next to the Houses of Parliament
Undercroft beneath the Lords
In the sewers
When did James I become King of England?
1658
1660
1659
1661
In which English city was Fawkes born?
London
York
Bristol
Colchester
When did James I become King of England?
1601
1602
1603
1604
How was the plot discovered?
A plotter's confession
A hunch
A routine search
An anonymous tip off
In which year did Fawkes adopt the Spanish name 'Guido'?
1591
1596
1603
1599
What was the name of the inn where the key conspirators met?
Duck & Drake
Lion & Hare
Goose & Ball
Fox & Hound
What was the driving motive behind the plot?
To make England Catholic
To make England Protestant
To facilitate a Spanish invasion
Personal gain
When was the Elizabethan settlement?
1558
1563
1559
1569
In 1604, Spain agreed to give no military assistance to English Catholics. What was this treaty called?
Treaty of London
Treaty of Cadiz
Treaty of Bristol
Treaty of Madrid
What was the 1606 Thanksgiving Act?
Required all churches to have a service of thanksgiving on November 5
Proclaimed a national holiday on November 5
Required every citizen to give thanks for the King's life
Enabled fountains to run with wine on November 5
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