The Spanish Armada: History and Major Battles


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Which of the following did NOT contribute to the conflict between England and Spain?

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1. Why was the Duke of Medina Sidonia a problematic choice for commander of the Armada?

2. In which protective formation did the Armada sail for part of its voyage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of Spanish Armada conflicts. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the key battle at Gravelines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Causes for the conflict between Spain and England
  • Command of the Armada
  • Irish reaction to the Spanish Armada

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Spanish Armada conflicts
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the strategic formation of the Armada's ships
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Duke of Medina Sidonia's role

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson The Spanish Armada: History and Major Battles. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the areas of conflict between Spain and England
  • Recognize the early obstacles faced by the Armada
  • Identify England's response and early victories
  • Understand the causes of the Armada's defeat