1600: Quiz

Question 1: ________John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie, Scottish conspirator (b.
March 4January 1August 5August 6

Question 2: William Gilbert publishes De Magnete, which describes the Earth's magnetic field and is the beginning of modern ________.
Telluric currentLightningAtmospheric electricityEarth's magnetic field

Question 3: ________Pope Clement IX (d.
January 28January 22January 1March 4

Question 4: ________ – The Spanish galleon San Diego is sunk off the Philippines.
December 14July 20March 4January 1

Question 5: ________Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher (burned at the stake) (b.
January 17March 4January 1February 17

Question 6: October 6Jacopo Peri's Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, is premiered in ________.
GenoaRomeFlorenceItaly

Question 7: September 26________, French composer (b.
Orlande de LassusMusique mesuréeClaude Le JeuneRenaissance music

Question 8: ________San Marino gains its written constitution.
October 8March 4October 10January 1

Question 9: However, the union ends one year later when ________ is killed.
WallachiaMichael the BraveMoldavian Magnate WarsRomania

Question 10: Ulster chieftains, with the lead of Hugh O'Neill, 2nd Earl of Tyrone, resist the English reconquest of ________.
Northern IrelandIrish peopleWalesIreland

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