History Quiz / The Last Couple Dozen Centuries

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Quiz Updated Apr 14, 2015

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This country was invaded on Sept. 1st, 1939Poland
95.9%
This long-lasting empire was founded by Osman I in 1299Ottoman Empire
82.6%
He became the last Tsar of Russia in 1895Nicholas II
80.8%
This civilization's capital, Tenochtitlan, was founded in 1325Aztec
80.6%
This 'Archetype of the Renaissance Man' was born near Florence in 1452Leonardo da Vinci
79.1%
He had created one of the largest empires in history by the time of his death in 323 BCAlexander the Great
70.6%
He became Lord Protector of England in 1653Oliver Cromwell
68.1%
This civilization began construction of Chichén Itzá in the early 600sMayans
67.2%
This modern day country had its temple restored by Judas Maccabeus in 164 BCIsrael
64.9%
This final Tudor monarch took the throne in 1558Elizabeth I
62%
He became Rome's first emperor in 27 BCOctavian
58.6%
This explorer founded the first Nordic settlement in Greenland in 985Erik the Red
57%
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This Islamic people began an 8 year conquest of Hispania in 711Moors
49.6%
Construction on this famous Istanbul landmark began in 532Hagia Sophia
47.8%
This island was invaded by Claudius in 43 ADGreat Britain
45%
His Edict of Milan proclaimed religious tolerance of Christians in 313Constantine I
44.5%
He regretted having but one life to give for his country prior to his hanging in 1776Nathan Hale
34.1%
This temple complex was built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th centuryAngkor Wat
30.7%
This great survey of much of England and Wales was completed in 1086Domesday Book
29.7%
This people spent much of the century conquering modern day HungaryMagyars
23%
This eastern sect of a divided group established the Kingdom of Italy in 495Ostrogoths
16.8%
His accession to Roman Emperor in 284 ended the crisis of the third centuryDiocletian
9.5%
He is credited with calculating the circumference of the earth c. 240 BCEratosthenes
4.7%
This book, which became the basis for astronomy until Copernicus, was compiled by PtolemyAlmagest
3.3%
 
Number % Answered
24 (all)
1.5%
21-23
4.5%
18-20
12.8%
15-17
18.4%
12-14
18.8%
9-11
16.4%
6-8
12.5%
3-5
8.4%
1-2
6.7%

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