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Timeline of the 11th Century

How well do you remember historical events from 1001 until 1100?
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Last updated: February 22, 2021
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1. Which city became the major city of the Islamic presence in Spain?
Granada
Cordoba
Malaga
Seville
2. Who was the first European to land in North America around year 1001?
Erik the Red
Cnut the Great
Halard Hardada
Leif Ericson
3. What epic poem written in England around 1010 tells the story of a Scandinavian hero?
Beowulf
The Golden Legend
The Canterbury Tales
The Decameron
4. Cnut the Great, who conquered England in 1016 was prince of which country?
Denmark
Norway
Sweden
Iceland
5. Who was Macbeth, a protagonist of a Shakespeare play?
King of Leon & Castille
King of Denmark
King of Scots
King of Norway
6. Who thought that England should once again belong to Norway and that he should be the rightful King of England after Edward the Confessor died?
Harald Hardrada
Cnut the Great
Rollo of Normandy
Ragnar Lodbrok
7. In 1054, the Western (Roman Catholic) and Eastern Orthodox churches separated from each other. Where are the headquarters of Eastern Orthodox Church?
Moscow
Belgrade
St. Petersburg
Constantinople
8. In which city was the famous St Mark's Basilica on St Mark's Square rebuilt in 1063?
Siena
Pisa
Venice
Florence
9. Which French Duke conquered England in the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and became King of England?
Charles the Great
William of Normandy
Clovis
Alfred the Great
10. The Tower of London in England was founded in 1078. What is the name of its central tower?
Silver Tower
White Tower
Golden Tower
Black Tower
11. Founded in 1088, which university was established as a center of study in law for students across Europe?
University of Padua
University of Coimbra
University of Bologna
University of Salamaca
12. Who captured Valencia from the Moors in 1094 and is considered the national hero of Spain?
El Coco
Pancho Villa
Hernán Cortes
El Cid
13. The earliest initiative for the First Crusade began in 1095 when which Byzantine Emperor requested military support in conflict with the Seljuk-led Turks?
Alexios I Komnenos
Justinian
Michael VIII Palaiologos
Basil II
14. Which university in England was founded in 1096?
Oxford
St. Andrews
Cambridge
Manchester
15. The First Crusade came to an end with the capture of which city?
Cairo
Jerusalem
Damascus
Constantinople
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