Statistics for 1730s Decade Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 43 times
  • The average score is 5 of 14

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HintAnswer% Correct
Secret society which established its first Grand Lodge in PennsylvaniaFreemasons
75%
Danish navigator in the employ of the Imperial Russian Navy, explored the strait between Alaska and Kamchatka which carries his nameVitus Bering
75%
Polymath publisher of the Pennsylvania Gazette, author of Poor Richard’s Almanack, scientist, inventor, diplomat and philosopherBenjamin Franklin
64%
Caribbean island, site of the First Maroon War between British colonial authorities and a community of escaped slaves and localsJamaica
54%
Swedish botanist who created the binomial nomenclature classification system still in use to this dayCarl Linnaeus
46%
Crown Prince of Prussia, threatened with execution by his own father for attempting to flee to Great Britain with his male loverFrederick the Great
39%
English cleric and founder of the Methodist movement, commenced his ministry at Savannah in the colony of GeorgiaJohn Wesley
32%
Swiss genius, greatest mathematician of the 18th century, became a professor of physics at St Petersburg Academy at the age of 24Leonhard Euler
32%
Persian dynasty, overthrown by their own General Nader Khan after 230 years of ruleSafavid Empire
29%
English merchant Captain, whose severed ear started a war over Spanish American possessionsRobert Jenkins
25%
Surgical procedure first carried out successfully by English surgeon William CookesleyAppendectomy
21%
Modern-day country, site of the French Geodesic Expedition to measure the radius of the EarthEcuador
21%
Empress of Russia, niece of Peter the GreatEmpress Anna
11%
Navigational instrument invented independently by John Hadley and Thomas Godfrey, an early precursor to the sextantOctant
4%

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