How Well Do You Know Rosetta Stone?

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How Well Do You Know Rosetta Stone?

A Rosetta stone is an ancient stone upon which certain decrees were inscribed, found in centuries ago. How good are you in History? How much do you know about the Rosetta stone? Try out this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Rosetta stone made of?
    • A. 

      Quartz Monzonite

    • B. 

      Diorite

    • C. 

      Granodiorite stele

    • D. 

      Feldspar granite

  • 2. 
    How many versions of decrees exactly was inscribed on the stone?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    What country was the Rosetta stone used?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Iceland

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not a version of inscriptions found on the Rosetta stone?
    • A. 

      Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    • B. 

      Demotic Script

    • C. 

      Greek script

    • D. 

      Maya Script

  • 5. 
    When was the Rosetta stone created ?
    • A. 

      223 BC

    • B. 

      143 BC

    • C. 

      196 BC

    • D. 

      57 BC

  • 6. 
    What year was the Rosetta stone eventually discovered?
    • A. 

      1522

    • B. 

      1452

    • C. 

      1660

    • D. 

      1799

  • 7. 
    When did the rossete stone enter the british museum?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1801

    • C. 

      1802

    • D. 

      1803

  • 8. 
    What was used to protect the Rosetta stone from visitor's fingers?
    • A. 

      White Chalk

    • B. 

      Pink Veil

    • C. 

      Black Basalt

    • D. 

      Carnauba wax

  • 9. 
    What is the weight of the Rosetta stone approximately?
    • A. 

      760 kilograms

    • B. 

      520 kilograms

    • C. 

      816 kilograms

    • D. 

      340 kilograms

  • 10. 
    What year were the additions on the Rosetta stone removed?
    • A. 

      1758

    • B. 

      1888

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2005

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