Statistics for The 3rd and 4th Century BC Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 443 times
  • The average score is 15 of 20

Answer Stats

YearDescriptionAnswer% Correct
218 BCHannibal famously crosses this mountain range with his elephantsthe Alps
95%
c. 206 BCThis huge fortification - of which some still believe it's visible
from the moon - is built
Great Wall of China
94%
264 BCThese combatants entertain the Roman crowds for the first timeGladiators
94%
323 BCThis "great" Macedon leader and conquerer of Persia dies in BabylonAlexander the Great
93%
c. 360 BCPlato reports about this mystical and sunken islandAtlantis
92%
264 BCRome vs. Carthage, Act IFirst {Punic} War
90%
c. 220 BCThese famous sculptures are erected in Xi'an, China{Terracotta} Army
90%
227 BCThis island becomes the first Roman provinceSicily
89%
312 BCThese Roman watercourses (used to bring water to Rome)
are built for the first time
Aqueducts
88%
c. 250 BCCelts start to build this city on an island in the River SeineParis
88%
c. 280 BCThe lighthouse (or Pharos) of this city is constructedAlexandria
86%
226 BCThis wonder of the Ancient World collapses after an earthquake{Colossus} of Rhodes
84%
384 BCThis Greek philosopher is bornAristotle
81%
223 BCThe Romans cross this Northern Italian river for the first timePo
73%
399 BCSocrates is sentenced to death by doing thisDrinking {hemlock}
66%
365 BCThis form of fine art is played for the first time in Rome
(Hint: buildings are semicircular)
Theatre
63%
c. 300 BCThis Greek "father of geometry" diesEuclid
55%
210 BCThis first Chinese Emperor diesQin Shi Huang
36%
268 BCThis "great" ruler of the Indian Maurya dynasty is coronated
(he belongs to the most important people ever, according to Michael H. Hart)
Ashoka the Great
20%
245 BCThis man of learning, known for "inventing" the discipline of geography,
becomes the chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria
Eratosthenes
11%

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