Statistics for Influential People Quiz (600 AD-1600 AD)

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 661 times
    (103 since last reset)
  • The average score is 13 of 19

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
English playwright behind Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and many othersWilliam Shakespeare
100%
Starting from the steppes of Mongolia, he took over most of AsiaGenghis Khan
96%
Renaissance sculptor behind the statue DavidMichelangelo
94%
Prototypical Renaissance manLeonardo DaVinci
90%
Sought to reform the church causing the reformationMartin Luther
88%
Italian explorer who made it to China across the silk roadsMarco Polo
86%
Italian explorer who tried and failed to find a new route to Asia for spicesChristopher Columbus
85%
Invented the printing pressJohannes Gutenberg
84%
Queen who united Spain with her marriage to King FerdinandQueen Isabella
80%
Burned hundreds of dissenters at the stake in an attempt to reverse the English Reformation, which was started by her father Henry VIIIQueen Mary
77%
The first Holy Roman EmperorCharlemagne
63%
Conquistador who took over the Incan EmpireFrancisco Pizarro
61%
The father of political science who wrote The PrinceNiccolo Machiavelli
60%
Pope who ordered the first crusade to take back the Holy LandsPope Urban II
52%
Sultan who united much of the Middle East and successfully repelled the Third CrusadeSaladin
48%
Created laws of planetary motionJohannes Kepler
42%
Chinese naval commander and explorer who made 7 journeys through much of the Indian OceanZheng He
38%
Moroccan explorer and scholarIbn Battuta
26%
Empress of China during the Tang Dynasty, one of the most effective rulers in Chinese historyEmpress Wu Zetian
20%

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