Statistics for The 1st and 2nd Century BC Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 905 times
    (501 since last reset)
  • The average score is 15 of 20

Answer Stats

YearDescriptionAnswer% Correct
7 BCThis biblical figure is born in a manger in BethlehemJesus Christ
99%
30 BCThis last Egyptian pharaoh kills herselfCleopatra
97%
c. 114 BCThis trade route network connecting Europe with China is used for the first timethe Silk Road
93%
27 BCThe Roman Republic ends when this man becomes the first Roman EmperorAugustus
92%
196 BCThis Egyptian stone, rediscovered in 1799 to study hieroglyphs, is created{Rosetta} Stone
92%
146 BCThe Third Punic War ends with the complete destruction of this cityCarthage
88%
133 BCThis city becomes to first ever to have more than 1,000,000 inhabitantsRome
88%
44 BCJulius Caesar is assassinated on this day of the yearthe Ides of March
87%
71 BCThis gladiator leads a bloody slave uprising
(you might know the 1960 Kirk Douglas film)
Spartacus
83%
49 BCCaesar illegally crosses this river which incited a civil warRubicon
80%
c.100 BCAn unknown artist creates this well-known statue{Venus} de Milo
76%
108 BCFirst proven mention of this present-day Korean cityPyongyang
75%
59 BCCaesar, Crassus and Pompey the Great establish this type of alliance
where three individuals hold power
Triumvirate
72%
47 BC"I came, I saw, I conquered", in LatinVeni, vidi, vici
72%
153 BCBy changing the date, this day becomes the first of the Roman yearJanuary 1
69%
4 BCThis client king of Judea, known for the Massacre of the Innocents, diesHerod the Great
68%
164 BCBy rededicating the Holy Temple, the Jews start commemorating this holidayHanukkah
60%
50 BCFamous comic book: "The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely
occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely..."
Asterix
51%
63 BCThis man, probably the best-known Roman orator, becomes consulCicero
51%
19 BCThis Roman national epic poem and masterpiece, written by Virgil, is publishedThe Aeneid
47%

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