Statistics for 1760s Decade Quiz

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  • The average score is 11 of 17

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Who became empress of Russia?Catherine the Great
92%
What composer toured Europe as a child prodigy under the tutelage of
his father Leopold?
Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart
91%
What "revolution" started in Great Britain before spreading to the rest of the world?{Industrial} Revolution
88%
What British sea captain became the first European to reach the east
coast of Australia?
James Cook
87%
Who started his nearly 60-year reign as king of Great Britain?George III
82%
What empire did Russia fight a war against, bringing Crimea
into its circle of influence?
Ottoman Empire
81%
What country was ruled by Frederick the Great?Prussia
77%
What element was discovered by Henry Cavendish, who named it "inflammable air"?Hydrogen
70%
What line was drawn by surveyors separating Pennsylvania and Maryland?
Mason-{Dixon} Line
69%
What city was founded on the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers?St. Louis
62%
What remote region of modern-day Argentina was explored by Commodore John Byron
who reported that the people were not giants as commonly believed?
Patagonia
60%
What Jewish banking family got its start in Frankfurt?Rothschild
58%
In what country was the Zand dynasty established with its capital at Shiraz?Iran
57%
What dynasty controlled China during this period?Qing
55%
What "world war" between France and Great Britain ended with the Treaty of Paris?Seven Years' War
53%
What hated law imposed taxes on printed materials in the American colonies
of Great Britain?
{Stamp} Act
47%
During what occurrence was it first discovered that Venus has an atmosphere?{Transit} of Venus
18%

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