World History Quiz 1450-1750 Quiz (part 2)
A trip round the world covering 300 years of world history. 20 Questions.
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"I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman, but.....the heart.....of a King" Elizabeth I made this speech in which year?
Where did Sir Walter Raleigh establish the first settlement of the United States in 1584, also known as 'the lost colony'?
Although English fishermen had 'wintered' on Americas east coast for 100 years, the first permanent settlement was located where in 1607?
In 1620 the 'Pilgrim Fathers' landed at Plymouth rock in which ship?
Which one of these four notorious pirates was known as 'the gentleman pirate'?
Edward Lloyds 'coffee house' was a place for ship owners to meet who?
The longest continuous war in modern history, the '30 years war' was fought mainly in which country?
Which English monarch was executed during the 'English Civil War'?
For how many years was England a republic until the 'restoration' of Charles II in 1660?
The French king Louis XIV was also known as....?
The 'Moon King'
The 'Planet King'
The 'Star King'
The 'Sun King'
Louis XIV was responsible for the construction of which building in 1682?
Chateau de Blois
Hotel de Conti
The Palace of Fontainbleau
The Palace of Versailles
What was the name of the last Chinese Dynasty ruling from 1644 to 1911?
The rulers of the 'Qing Dynasty' were not actually Chinese, where had they invaded from?
Japanese culture in the 17th and 18th century is known by what name? (also the name of the largest city in the world at this time.)
Japan had a very rigid class system. Put these 'classes' in order (highest ranking first)
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Due to the geographical route taken, the 'slave trade' was also known by what name?
The Oblong Trade
The Round Trade
The Square Trade
The Triangular Trade
Scientific Revolution - Can you match each groundbreaking scientific work to its author?
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'On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres'
'De Humani Corporis Fabrica'
'Harrisons Chronometer' was the first device to solve which ocean going problem, allowing full exploration of the Pacific and Australia?
In 1755 which European city suffered a massive earthquake (9 on the richter scale), followed by a giant tsunami, killing over 50,000 people?
Which of these figures was NOT a part of the late 18th century movement 'The Enlightenment'?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Jean Jacques Rousseau
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