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Imperial Quiz

Name some of the empires in history as described by the clues given.
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Last updated: August 1, 2012
First submittedAugust 1, 2012
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Overthrown by Hernando Cortes and the Spanish
Aztec Empire
Spanned over Southeast Asia from its capital in Angkor
Khmer Empire
Conquered by Spannish under Francisco Pizarro
Inca Empire
Attained its peak under the rule of Justinian I
Byzantine Empire
Defeated and succeeded the empire in preceding item
Ottoman Empire
Credited with the invention of chess and the number "zero"
Gupta Empire
Its banner, the Swastika, is still well-known today
Nazi Germany
Famously failed to defeat tiny Greece
Persian Empire
Northern Empire ruled by Tsars
Russian Empire
Flourished in India after Alexander's Death
Maurya Empire
Started by Temujin; grew into the largest empire of its time
Mongol Empire
Once controlled 22% of the world's land area!
British Empire
Turned from republic to empire by Octavian
Roman Empire
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level 22
Mar 30, 2013
I wrote ottoman, g. britain, mongol with no success
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level 40
May 26, 2013
It's a great quiz... but I really think you could drop the 'empire' requirement. They're all empires and it's a suckie way to get a question wrong.
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level 44
Dec 8, 2014
This
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level 45
Jan 31, 2015
Agreed
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level 32
Apr 7, 2015
especially since it does work in some of the entries ...
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level 71
Apr 21, 2014
Please amend this quiz ASAP for consistency! Aztec and Inca were accepted by themselves and autocompleted as Aztec empire and Inca empire, yet Ottoman and British weren't accepted, apparenly because I didn't add "empire" at the end. Pick one way or the other, always ask for the word Empire or never, otherwise this just becomes infuriating instead of a nice quiz.
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level 35
May 24, 2014
This would have been a good quiz (and I would've gotten four more correct answers) if I had known that I had to include "empire" in the answer. Change it!
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level 22
Jun 27, 2015
I typed ottoman but it refused to take it
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level 35
Aug 5, 2015
The British empire controlled 33% of the world's land mass, not 22
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level 50
Sep 14, 2015
Though at some point, they would have controlled 22%, no? The inconsistent requirement for "empire" is a much bigger issue with this quiz.
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level 51
Sep 26, 2016
I typed in "Roman" and "Ottoman" to no avail.
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level 59
Jul 8, 2017
Third Reich isn't accepted?
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level 55
Oct 31, 2017
I wrote uk and then great britain
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level 37
Aug 6, 2018
You refused to accept Roman and British empires. And, since when was Nazi Germany a recognized empire anywhere but in Germany.
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