Statistics for The 9th and 10th Century

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

YearDescriptionAnswer% Correct
874Ingólfr Arnarson becomes the first person to settle on this island
(according to the sagas)
Iceland
88%
845This city on the Seine is sacked by the VikingsParis
88%
996This present-day country is named for the first time - as "Ostarrîchi"Austria
87%
982Erik the Red settles on this islandGreenland
83%
800sThis number is "invented" in IndiaZero
80%
800sThis system, where vassals pay homage to lords, becomes
common in Western Europe
{Feudal}ism
74%
820This branch of equation-solving mathematics is invented by
Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
Algebra
73%
800sThis Mesoamerican society collapses. We're still trying to figure out why.Classic Maya
71%
829This national animal of Wales appears for the first timeWelsh Dragon
71%
814This great Frankish ruler diesCharlemagne
69%
961The Byzantines reconquer this Mediterranean islandCrete
69%
843Kenneth MacAlpin I becomes the first king of this countryScotland
69%
958This Danish king gains power... 1,039 years later, a wireless technology
would be named after him
Harald Bluetooth
63%
978Construction begins on St. Mark's Basilica in this cityVenice
62%
969This African city is founded by the Fatimid general JawharCairo
60%
850The Abbasid Caliphate reaches its greatest extent. This city is its capital.Baghdad
50%
944This city becomes capital of the Khmer EmpireAngkor
42%
800sWhile looking for an elixir of immortality, Chinese alchemists invent this
mortality-causing substance
Gunpowder
41%
878This great Anglo-Saxon king defeats the heathen army at the Battle of EdingtonAlfred the Great
35%
960This "musical" Chinese dynasty is establishedSong
35%

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