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In the Tudor Period or Not?

Today's quiz is a bit easier than normal, seeing as you have a 50/50 chance of getting each question right, but can I still catch you out? Did these events take place in the Tudor period or not? Have fun!

In the Tudor period or not?

Q1) The Great Fire of London, which started in Pudding Lane, and which devastated the centre of London. Did it take place in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q2) Daniel Baker predicted that London would be destroyed by "a consuming fire". Did he predict this in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q3) The birth of Galileo Galilei, the famous Italian astronomer, scientist, mathematician, philosopher and scholar.

Yes

No

Q4) Battle of Crécy between England (with the Holy Roman Emperor) and France (with Genoese and Majorcan forces) - was it fought in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q5) The invention of the knitting machine, or "stocking frame", by William Lee - was this invented in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q6) King Henri III of France was assassinated by a Dominican monk - Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q7) Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa - did he do this in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q8) Was Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy", which included his famous "Inferno", written in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q9) Did Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile's Conquest of Granada take place in the Tudor period?

Yes

No

Q10) William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" was first published - Tudor period or not?

Yes

No

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  1. J /

    Good quiz!

    1. < / Post Author

      Thank you, I’m glad you enjoyed it.

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In the Tudor Period or Not?