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16th and 17th History Quiz: The Big Challenge

Trivia about History From The 16-17th Centuries

In the 1500-1700s there were many great wars won and lost, kings and queens on the throne vying for power. There were also great writers and poets living through this time period. It’s a huge area of history to cover, so in this 16th and 17th History Quiz: The Big Challenge we’ve narrowed it down to 10 questions. They are designed to challenge any keen history enthusiast out there!

In the 16th and 17th History Quiz: The Big Challenge, you can expect to face an array of themes and subjects. All relating to key milestone moments of the 16th and 17th century, respectively. From great inventions that were born out fo this age, to the great monarchs ruling during this period, and beyond.

Good luck and don’t forget to share your results when you are done!

  • Question of

    In which country were cuckoo clocks invented?

    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Greece
  • Question of

    In which field of science was Johannes Kepler of Germany famous for?

    • Astronomy
    • Aeronautics
    • Chemistry
    • Geology
  • Question of

    Juan Sebastián Elcano did what in the 16th century?

    • Circumnavigated Globe
    • Invented Caravel
    • Invented Compass
    • Discovered India
  • Question of

    Lady Jane “what” was Queen of England for nine days?

    • Grey
    • Gold
    • Green
    • Ginger
  • Question of

    Legend has it that which New World resource was stored in Seville’s Torre del Oro in Spain?

    • Gold
    • Gems
    • Spices
    • Exotic Wood
  • Question of

    Louis XIV was known as the “what” King?

    • Sun
    • Moon
    • Mars
    • Saturn
  • Question of

    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a famous Spanish what?

    • Writer
    • Architect
    • Explorer
    • Merchant
  • Question of

    Queen Mary of England was hated by her sister Elizabeth for propagating which religion?

    • Catholicism
    • Protestantism
    • Lutheranism
    • Eastern Orthodoxy
  • Question of

    Spain and Germany defeated which country in the Battle of Pavia?

    • France
    • Portugal
    • England
    • Italy
  • Question of

    The Battle of the Spurs was between which two countries in 1513?

    • England and France
    • Spain and Portugal
    • Italy and Greece
    • Germany and Poland

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