What Do You Know Rithmomachy?

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What Do You Know Rithmomachy?

The term “Rithmomachy” refers to a complex board game commonly played in the 13th century. The game follows some Mathematical patterns and has remained a keyboard game over the past 8 centuries. Do you want to know more about the concepts of Rithmomachy? Take this quiz and find out more about Rithmomachy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rithmomachy was usually called which name in the early 12th century?
    • A. 

      Numbers game

    • B. 

      Battle of Numbers

    • C. 

      Number words game

    • D. 

      Game of worlds

  • 2. 
    Rithmomachy has been attributed to which philosopher as its founder?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Pythagoras

  • 3. 
    Rithmomachy is played on a similar board to which popular board game?
    • A. 

      Sudoku

    • B. 

      Chess

    • C. 

      Checkers

    • D. 

      Cards

  • 4. 
    How many pieces are used in the game of Rithmomachy?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Which of the pieces can move one square in any of the four diagonals?
    • A. 

      Rounds

    • B. 

      Squares

    • C. 

      Circles

    • D. 

      Triangles

  • 6. 
    Which of the move exactly three squares vertically or horizontally, but not diagonally?
    • A. 

      Rounds

    • B. 

      Squares

    • C. 

      Circles

    • D. 

      Triangles

  • 7. 
    When a piece is surrounded on all four sides in Rithomachy it is called
    • A. 

      Meeting

    • B. 

      Siege

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Battle

  • 8. 
    When a player captures enough pieces to add up to or exceed a certain value that is set by both players it is reffered to as?
    • A. 

      De Bonis

    • B. 

      De Honore

    • C. 

      De Lite

    • D. 

      De Corpore

  • 9. 
    When all three pieces that are arranged are in an arithmetic progression it is referred to as?  
    • A. 

      De Honore

    • B. 

      De Lite

    • C. 

      Victoria Magna

    • D. 

      Victoria Major

  • 10. 
    Rithmomachy had its lowest peak in which century?
    • A. 

      16th

    • B. 

      17th

    • C. 

      18th

    • D. 

      19th

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