Statistics for 1800s Decade Quiz

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
Who was crowned emperor of France?Napoleon Bonaparte
95%
What huge tract of land did the U.S. purchase from France?{Louisiana} Territory
89%
What British admiral lost his life at that battle?Horatio Nelson
84%
What northern country did Russia annex, keeping it until 1917?Finland
82%
What country became independent from France following a slave revolt?Haiti
79%
What modern-day country became a Dutch colony following the dissolution of the
Dutch East India company?
Indonesia
78%
What round number did the Earth's population exceed for the first time?One Billion
73%
Who was the President of the U.S. that made that purchase?Thomas Jefferson
72%
What major sea battle did Britain win off the coast of Spain?Battle of Trafalgar
72%
What duo explored that purchase, eventually reaching the Pacific Coast?Lewis and Clark
67%
What loose-knit Germanic empire was dissolved after more than 800 years of existence?Holy Roman Empire
65%
What dynasty came to power in Vietnam?
(Hint: Today it is the most common Vietnamese family name)
Nguyen
65%
What African city did the English capture from the Dutch?Cape Town
64%
Who did Aaron Burr shoot and kill in a duel?Alexander Hamilton
64%
What were Parisian women legally barred from wearing, after the passage of a law
in 1800 that would not be repealed until 2013?
Trousers /
Men's Clothes
63%
What invention did Robert Fulton debut on the Hudson River?Steamboat
58%
What three cities on the Barbary Coast of Africa did the U.S. attack in an
effort to root out piracy? (Name any of the three)
Tripoli, Algiers,
and Tunis
52%
What holiday in honor of a Scottish poet was celebrated for the first time?{Burns} Night
43%
What drug was synthesized from the poppy, and named after the Greek god of dreams?Morphine
37%
What asteroid, the largest in the solar system, was discovered in 1801 and
initially classified as a planet?
Ceres
29%

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