Statistics for 18th Century A-Z

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  • The average score is 19 of 26

Answer Stats

LetterYearHintAnswer% Correct
M1791This composer dies in Vienna at the age of 35Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart
91%
A1800At the end of the century, this major landmass has still not been discoveredAntarctica
88%
N1799Following a coup, this general becomes head of the French stateNapoleon
88%
B1718This notorious pirate, born Edward Teach, is killed off the
coast of North Carolina
Blackbeard
87%
C1762This "great" empress is crowned in RussiaCatherine the Great
87%
Q1734This book is first translated from Arabic into EnglishQuran
87%
U1789This element is discoveredUranium
86%
O1760This tropical ape is first described scientificallyOrangutan
85%
S1707The Acts of Union join this country with EnglandScotland
81%
Y1758This slang term for Americans is first recordedYankee
81%
I1760This "revolution" starts in England{Industrial} Revolution
80%
P1793-942,639 people are beheaded in this cityParis
80%
R1799This stone is discovered, providing the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs{Rosetta} Stone
80%
H1778James Cook becomes the first European to land on this island chainHawaii
78%
W1791This capital city is foundedWashington
75%
E1700sEurope experiences this "Age of Reason"The {Enlightenment}
73%
T1720China takes control of this regionTibet
72%
F1740This "great" Prussian king is crownedFrederick the Great
66%
J1781This future U.S. president, age 14, serves in the Revolutionary WarAndrew Jackson
63%
V1759This French writer publishes "Candide"Voltaire
62%
L1755This city on the Atlantic ocean suffers a devastating earthquakeLisbon
58%
D1746–55Samuel Johnson single-handedly writes this type of bookDictionary
57%
K1781This German philosopher publishes "Critique of Pure Reason"Immanuel Kant
56%
G1757China limits all European trade to this port city, formerly known as CantonGuangzhou
55%
X1797Samuel Taylor Coleridge writes the poem "Kubla Khan",
inspired by this former Mongol capital
Xanadu
36%
Z1798French forces capture this cityZürich
36%

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