Statistics for The 17th Century

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  • The average score is 14 of 20

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Year Description Answer % Correct
1687This English scientist explains gravityIsaac Newton
98%
1653This white marble mausoleum is completed in Mughal IndiaTaj Mahal
93%
1666A fire in Pudding Lane spreads and destroys much of this cityLondon
91%
1662This flightless bird of Mauritius goes extinctDodo
89%
1683This Middle East empire reaches its maximum territorial extentOttoman Empire
83%
1637Dutch speculators go wild for this type of flowerTulip
81%
1620This ship of Pilgrims lands in MassachusettsMayflower
78%
1688The Glorious Revolution brings this Dutch king to England{William} of Orange
76%
1603The Edo period begins in this countryJapan
76%
1653This military leader becomes Lord Protector of EnglandOliver Cromwell
73%
1633This scientist is punished by the Roman Inquisition
for espousing heliocentrism
Galileo Galilei
72%
1643This "Sun King" is crownedLouis XIV
69%
1611This very popular English bible is completedKing James Version
66%
1605Miguel de Cervantes publishes this novelDon Quixote
62%
1605Guy Fawkes and other radicals launch this plot to blow up Parliament{Gunpowder} Plot
62%
1637This philosopher writes "Cogito ergo sum" - I think, therefore I amRené Descartes
60%
1602-This country dominates the spice tradeNetherlands
59%
1618-1648This war devastates most of GermanyThirty Years' War
49%
1644This dynasty comes to power in ChinaQing
35%
1670This fur trading company, Canada's oldest, is establishedHudson's Bay Company
33%

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