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Old Style and New Style dates: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ took place only a few months later in Ireland on 1 July 1690 "Old Style".
Northern IrelandUlsterBattle of the BoyneHistory of Ireland

Question 2: The Julian calendar was formerly in use in many European countries and their colonies, rather than the ________, currently in use in most countries.
Islamic calendarByzantine calendarTimeGregorian calendar

Question 3: For example William III of England arrived at ________ in England on 5 November (Julian calendar), after setting sail from the Netherlands on 11 November (Gregorian calendar).
PaigntonAxminsterDartmouth, DevonBrixham

Question 4: Another example is the birthdate of ________: Feb.
Alexander HamiltonDwight D. EisenhowerGeorge WashingtonUlysses S. Grant

Question 5: Countries that did not change until the 1700s observed an additional ________, necessitating eleven "missing days".
Leap yearJulian calendarIslamic calendarGregorian calendar

Question 6: For example the ________ is always given as 13 August 1704.
Battle of SchellenbergBattle of BlenheimWar of the Spanish SuccessionBattle of Ramillies

Question 7: [13] ________ was still using the Julian calendar in 1616, while Spain was using the Gregorian calendar.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 8: France used the ________ from 22 September 1792 (NS) to 31 December 1805 (NS).
Astronomical year numberingGregorian calendarChinese calendarFrench Republican Calendar

Question 9: Japan currently uses two eras: The Western era and a modified traditional ________ (nengō).
Japanese era nameEijiTaika (era)Hakuchi (era)

Question 10: The Republic of China started using the Gregorian calendar on 1 January 1912, but the lunisolar ________ is still used along with the Gregorian calendar, especially when determining certain traditional holidays.
Chinese calendarIslamic calendarFrench Republican CalendarThai solar calendar

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