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Trivia Grab Bag: Western Civilization I Edition

Test your knowledge of world history.


 

Quiz ID:#31026
Fun:*** (2.69)
Difficulty:** (1.62)
Category:History
Created By:ka-ching*

 

 

 



#1   Who married Mary Tudor c. A.D. 1550?






#2   Pericles was which of the following?






#3   The same monarchs who funded Columbus's expedition to the New World instituted the Spanish Inquisition.




#4   In what year did Ferdinand Magellan's company circumnavigate the globe?





#5   Who wrote the first German translation of the Bible?






#6   Roman Emperor Nero had his mother executed because he suspected her of conspiracy.




#7   Which English dynasty was victorious in the War of the Roses? (1485)






#8   Niccolo Machiavelli was the explorer who rounded the Cape of Good Hope in 1487.




#9   Alexander the Great was the son of which monarch?





#10   Caligula, a Roman emperor, was said to induct what animal into the Senate?







#11   Aristotle equated democracy with mob rule.




#12   St. Francis of Assisi became a monk after being castrated by his lover's uncle.




#13   The first stock exchange took place in 1531 in which country?







 

 


   



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