This history quiz tests your historical knowledge and contains questions on topics from the 17th century.
The Bank of England was founded in 1694 which makes it the world's...?
Bank of England is located in Threadneedle Street in City of London. What is its nick-name?
Who is the longest-ruling Head of State in the history of Europe?
Who is - perhaps unjustly - known for the words "L'Etat, c'est moi!"?
Which country was named "New Holland" in 1644?
Which name did Abel Tasman, after whom Tasmania is named, give to Australia in 1644?
"Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica" is considered one of the key oeuvres of all times. Who wrote it?
When did Isaac Newton live?
What is Isaac Newton known as having formulated?
What is the name of the bank which has the monopoly on issuing bank notes in England and Wales called?
When was Bank of England founded?
Which year was Cape Horn first passed?
Which European nation was the first to pass Cape Horn?