Statistics for Related History Questions #1

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  • This quiz has been taken 23 times
  • The average score is 15 of 43

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Which city-state defeated the above in 404 BC?Sparta
95%
Pericles was the leader of which city-state?Athens
90%
That religion travelled extensively along which trade route?Silk Road
90%
Soldiers from that city-state fought against which empire during a battle in 480 BC?Achaemenid Empire
76%
Which leader conquered that empire in the 300s BC?Alexander the Great
76%
The third ruler of that empire famously converted to which religion?Buddhism
71%
What was the state religion of the island for over two centuries prior to the invasion?Islam
62%
The founder of that dynasty twice attempted to conquer another nation, but was thwarted both times by storms. Which nation was it?Japan
62%
Which city is considered to be the centre of that religion?Mecca
62%
Which organisation established a treaty in 1948 that criminalised this act?United Nations
52%
What act did that empire commit against various ethnic groups during the following century?Genocide
48%
Which empire at the western end of the trade route learnt how to make the material for which the route is named?Byzantine Empire
43%
The people that the above person belonged to had begun their conquest of which Mediterranean island several years earlier?Sicily
43%
Which disease, similar to the above, is the cause of the current pandemic?Covid-19
38%
That empire fought against which other empire between 1877-1878?Ottoman Empire
33%
Which empire sold its colonial possessions, located on the same continent as the above nation, to that nation in 1867?Russian Empire
33%
Who then became the leader of which nation?United States
33%
A battle occurred here in 1775. Which war was the battle a part of?American Revolutionary War
29%
Who was the leader of the winning side of that war?George Washington
29%
Which disease caused 299 deaths in the above city in the early 2000s?SARS
29%
Which nearby city was controlled by another European country until 1997?Hong Kong
24%
Which city in Asia did this country control until 1999?Macau
24%
Which European country had controlled the nation two years prior to this?Portugal
24%
That king's final battle took place in which cultural region of the Indian subcontinent?Punjab
24%
That kingdom became part of which country within the missionary's lifetime?Spain
24%
And who was the victor of that battle?William the Conqueror
24%
Previously, the explorer had visited Beijing, which at the time was the capital of which dynasty?Yuan dynasty
24%
By what name was this country known between 1971 and 1997?Zaire
24%
During which battle was that king killed?Battle of Hastings
19%
At which battle was that king killed?Battle of Stamford Bridge
19%
Which country colonised the western third of the island in the 17th century?France
19%
Which future King of Norway served as a commander of that unit?Harald Hardrada
19%
Which king led the opposing side during that battle?Harold Godwinson
19%
Which empire was established in that region several years later?Maurya Empire
19%
In 1960, this organisation created a force that was deployed in which African country?Republic of the Congo
19%
Rebels from which nation invaded the country's southermost province from 1977 to 1978?Angola
14%
That country founded a city in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama River on which island?Hispaniola
14%
Which famously wealthy ruler went on a pilgrimage to that city from 1324 to 1325?Mansa Musa
14%
Which co-founder of the Society of Jesus attempted to start a church in that country in the 16th century?Francis Xavier
10%
Within which former kingdom was that missionary born?Kingdom of {Navarre}
10%
Which city was founded, roughly 1957 miles north of the island, by an explorer from the above country in 1608?Quebec City
10%
What was the name of an elite unit of that empire's army, which mainly consisted of recruits from northern Europe?Varangian Guard
10%
Which Morrocan explorer visited the capital of that ruler's empire a few decades later?Ibn Battuta
5%

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