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Timeline of the 9th Century

How well do you remember historical events from 801 until 900?
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Last updated: February 23, 2021
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1. Which Caliphate ruled from the 800s to the 1200s when science, culture, and the economy all flourished in the Islamic Empire?
Ottoman
Umayyad
Abbasid
Abu Bakr
2. Which great Frankish ruler, the first recognised emperor to rule from western Europe since the fall of the Western Roman Empire, died in 814?
Pepin the Short
Charles the Great
Louis I the Pious
Clovis I
3. In 841, Vikings built a settlement on the south bank of the River Liffey, which it will eventually become which city?
Dublin
Liverpool
Rotterdam
Edinburgh
4. In 858, missionaries Cyril and Methodius invented the Cyrillic alphabet. Which of the nations do not use it today?
Bulgarians
Serbians
Romanians
Russians
5. In which city is the largest ancient castle in the world, built in 9th century and surrounded by neighborhood Hradcany?
Prague
Krakow
Budapest
Salzburg
6. Who were first settlers in Iceland in 830?
Franks
Magyars
Frisians
Vikings
7. According to "Tale of Ragnar Lodbrok", who was the youngest son of Ragnar Lodbrok and his wife Aslaug?
Björn Ironside
Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye
Halfdan Ragnarsson
Ivar the Boneless
8. What is the name of the social system that dominated in medieval Europe between the 9th and 15th centuries?
Capitalism
Socialism
Feudalism
Colonialism
9. What king of Wessex defeated the Danes and established a treaty with them in 886?
King Henry VIII
Alfred the Great
Charles the Great
King Aethelwulf
10. When Charles the Great died, which of his son succeeded him?
Louis the Pious
Lothair
Charles the Younger
Pepin the Hunchback
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