16th Century A-Z
For each letter of the alphabet, guess these answers related to the years 1501-1600.
- Quiz by Etanna - Feb 22, 2018
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Francisco de Orellana encounters and explores this river
Queen Mary of England gains this pejorative nickname
This Incan capital is captured by Francisco Pizarro
Michelangelo finishes this sculpture
Islamic armies from Somalia try to conquer this neighboring Christian empire
By the beginning of the century, this "ism" of serfs and lords
has almost entirely died out in England
The pope introduces this calendar which is still used today
Nicolaus Copernicus proposes this model of the solar system
This fearsome monarch becomes the first tsar of all Russia
This holy city falls to the Ottoman empire
The Mughal empire annexes this region on the India/Pakistan border
This German monk posts his 95 Theses
This explorer leads the first circumnavigation of the globe,
though he would die along the way
This French apothecary and seer publishes "Les Propheties"
This type of musical performance occurs for the first time, in Florence
This country founds a colony in Macau that would last 446 years
Jacques Cartier claims this territory for France
This painter paints "The School of Athens"
This playwright is born in Stratford-upon-Avon
Hernán Cortés captures this Aztec capital
Thomas More publishes this book in which he describes an ideal society
This musical instrument is invented in Italy
This cardinal is appointed Lord Chancellor of England
This Jesuit missionary is sent to Asia
St. Francis Xavier
Sacred Mayan texts are burned by Diego de Landa, bishop of this peninsula
Conrad Gesner publishes "Historiae animalium" which is
considered the beginning of modern ...
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