The 18th Century Quiz
Based on the clues, guess these notable facts from 18th century history.
- Quiz by Quizmaster - Aug 31, 2016
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French troops uncover this relic, the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs
Edward Jenner invents a vaccine for this disease
The British Navy discovers that drinking lemon juice prevents this disease
This queen is beheaded by guillotine
This Austrian composer dies of fever at age 35
Rioters attack this notorious Parisian prison
This Scottish poet composes "Auld Lang Syne"
Man takes flight as the Montgolfier brothers demonstrate this invention
This sea captain "discovers" Hawaii
This country declares independence from Great Britain
Adam Smith writes the first book about this "dismal science"
This "Revolution" begins in Great Britain before spreading to the rest of the world
Great Britain, France, Austria, and other powers fight this "world war"
This englightened French philosopher publishes "Candide"
This Philadelphia printer publishes "Poor Richard's Almanack" for the first time
Daniel Defoe writes this book, sometimes considered
the first English-language novel
This pirate, born Edward Teach, is killed by the Royal Navy
The first Grand Lodge of this secret society is formed in London
Peter the Great founds this capital on the Gulf of Finland
This militant German kingdom is formed under Frederick I
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