Quiz 035: History Quiz 01

Questions

01.) Who is considered as the father of history?

02.) Who was the first Roman emperor, reigning from 27 BC until his death in AD 14?

03.)Only months into his reign, This English king caused a constitutional crisis by proposing to Wallis Simpson, an American who had divorced her first husband and was seeking a divorce from her second. When it became apparent he could not marry Wallis and remain on the throne, he abdicated and was succeeded by his younger brother, George VI.  Who is this king?

04.) It is the first written language was born around 3,300 BC and used cuneiform (wedge-shaped) elements instead of the previous pictograms, and writing direction was changed to follow left-to-right in horizontal rows. What is this language? 

05.)Fall of Constantinople’ in 1453 marked the end of the Roman Empire, and at that time it was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. When the city was captured by Ottoman Turks, before and after the siege several Greek and Non Greek intellectuals fled the city particularly to Italy. It is said that the Renaissance in Europe was fueled by the ‘Fall of Constantinople’. What is the present name of the city “Constantinople”?

06.) He was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. Tutored by Aristotle until the age of 16. By the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history’s most successful commanders. This warrior king died in Babylon in 323 BC, without executing a series of planned campaigns that would have begun with an invasion of Arabia.Who is this emperor?

07.) He the first ruler to be crowned as Tsar of all Russia transforming Russia into a multiethnic and multiconfessional state spanning almost one billion acres, he managed countless changes in the progression from a medieval state to an empire and emerging regional power. Who is the 1st Tsar of Ru

08.)During his reign, the Aztec Empire reached its greatest size. he was killed during the initial stages of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, when conquistador Hernán Cortés and his men fought to take over the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán.Name this emperror?

09.)He was the founder and first Great Khan and Emperor of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia. Who is he?

10.)He was Roman emperor from 306 to 337. He built a new imperial residence at Byzantium and renamed the city Constantinople (now Istanbul) after himself .name this emperor?

Answers

  1. Herodotus
  1. Augustus Caesar
  1. Edward VIII
  1. Sumerian
  1. Istanbul
  1. Alexander the Great
  1. Ivan the Terrible
  1. Montezuma  II
  1. Genghis Khan
  1. Constantine the Great

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