The 17th Century Quiz
Based on the clues, guess these notable facts from 17th century history.
- Quiz by Quizmaster - Aug 31, 2016
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The Glorious Revolution brings this Dutch king to England
William of Orange
This English scientist explains gravity
This Middle East empire reaches its maximum territorial extent
This fur trading company, Canada's oldest, is established
A fire in Pudding Lane spreads and destroys much of this city
This flightless bird of Mauritius goes extinct
This white marble mausoleum is completed in Mughal India
This military leader becomes Lord Protector of England
This war devastates most of Germany
This dynasty comes to power in China
This "Sun King" is crowned
Dutch speculators go wild for this type of flower
This philosopher writes "Cogito ergo sum" - I think, therefore I am
This scientist is punished by the Roman Inquisition
for espousing heliocentrism
This ship of Pilgrims lands in Massachusetts
This very popular English bible is completed
Miguel de Cervantes publishes this novel
Guy Fawkes and other radicals launch this plot to blow up Parliament
The Edo period begins in this country
This country dominates the spice trade
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