Philip II of Spain: Accomplishments & Biography


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Which dynasty did Philip II belong to?

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1. Philip II tried to invade England because _____.

2. What was El Escorial?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo can be used to help you examine how much you know about Philip II. You will be quizzed on important events this influential king was involved with.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools can help you check your knowledge of:

  • Dynasty that Philip II belonged to
  • Why Philip II tried to invade England
  • El Escorial
  • Why the Dutch rebelled against Philip II
  • Regions ruled by Philip II

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the history lesson on this king
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the dynasty that Philip II belonged to
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding what El Escorial was

Additional Learning

See what more you can learn about this man using the lesson titled Philip II of Spain: Accomplishments & Biography. Thanks to this lesson, you can complete these objectives:

  • Determine what Philip II identified as
  • Examine when Philip II became king
  • Review how the Dutch revolt was handled