Statistics for The 1st and 2nd Century

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Answer Stats

YearDescriptionAnswer% Correct
122–128This defensive fortification in northern England is constructed{Hadrian}'s Wall
90%
47Romans found this city on the River ThamesLondinium
90%
c. 100The Pyramid of the Sun is completed in the city of Teotihuacán,
located in this modern-day country
Mexico
90%
79This volcano erupts, destroying Pompeii and HerculaneumMt. Vesuvius
90%
64Much of the city of Rome is destroyed by fire. This emperor would later
be accused of "fiddling" while it burned.
Nero
89%
80This Roman amphitheatre is completedColosseum
88%
2The population of China is recorded as 59,594,978 - most of whom
live near this river
Yellow River
86%
14This first Roman Emperor dies after a reign of 40 yearsAugustus
84%
58–75This religion spreads into China during the reign of Emperor MingBuddhism
84%
c. 140Ptolemy completes his "Almagest", an astrological treatise which places
this at the center of the universe
Earth
82%
c. 100In China, Cai Lun invents a new technique for making this substance,
forever changing how information is transmitted
Paper
82%
126This temple to all gods is dedicated in RomePantheon
74%
c. 30Jesus is crucified after a trial presided over by this Roman governorPontius Pilate
66%
70The Temple in this city is destroyed by Roman troopsJerusalem
64%
c. 95This last book of the New Testament is written by John of PatmosRevelation
64%
c.100"Codexes", or modern books, replace these as the preferred method
of preserving written information in the Roman Empire
Scrolls
59%
61This Celtic queen dies in a revolt against the RomansBoudica
56%
165–180The Roman Empire is struck by a plague, thought to be this diseaseSmallpox
48%
180This stoic philosopher and emperor dies, marking the start of the long decline
of the Roman Empire
Marcus Aurelius
47%
117Under this emperor, the Roman Empire reaches its maximal extentTrajan
34%

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