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1628: Quiz


Question 1: Year 1628 (MDCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the ________ (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).
Gregorian calendarIslamic calendarByzantine calendarTime

Question 2: ________Johann van Waveren Hudde, Dutch mathematician (d.
April 1April 23March 4January 1

Question 3: ________John Bull, English composer (b.
January 1March 12March 4March 31

Question 4: September 6Puritans settle Salem, which will later become part of ________.
Cambridge, MassachusettsBostonMassachusetts Bay ColonyGloucester, Massachusetts

Question 5: ________George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English statesman (b.
August 23March 4January 1July 20

Question 6: ________Noël Coypel, French painter (d.
March 4December 25January 1December 9

Question 7: October 28 – The Siege of La Rochelle ends with the surrender of the ________.
Protestant ReformationHuldrych ZwingliCrusadesHuguenot

Question 8: The classic novel ________ by Alexandre Dumas, père takes place in 1628.
La Dame de MonsoreauThe Black TulipThe Three MusketeersGeorges (novel)

Question 9: ________François de Malherbe, French poet and critic (b.
January 1March 4March 16October 16

Question 10: ________ – The Swedish 64 gun sailing ship Vasa sinks on her maiden voyage in the Stockholm harbor.
March 4January 1August 23August 10


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