Rise of Kingdoms Peerless Scholar Questions and Answers

I’ve always been an avid fan of history and strategy games but one of the most strategy games I admired most are Rise of Kingdoms and Civilization VI. Featured in ROK is the Peerless Scholar Event where in players are asked game relevant questions and other historical events in which players need to answer them correctly for the to qualify for the Midterm and Final Exams.

I’ve been collating questions with answers already. You can use CTRL + F (Find) the answers you are searching for and this may also serve as a reviewing page for me and my fellow ROK Players. So without further ado. (In any order)

• From the 8th to the 11th century CE, what did European frequently call the Scandinavian invaders who frequently ravaged their lands? Vikings

• Which of the following fruits, known as “wolf peach“, were erroneously thought to be poisonous? Tomatoes

• Which of these countries does the Prime Meridian pass through? Mali (Choices: Vietnam, China, Mali and Australia)

• What provided the major economic support for the renaissance? Wealthy Patrons

• Which of the following is not one of Belisarius skills? Thunderous Force

• What is Commander Lancelot good at? Leading Cavalry Units

• Which of the following vitamins is most helpful for maintaining good vision? Vitamin A

• What is the name of the revolution in 1688 which established the British constitutional monarchy? Glorious Revolution.

• France and Germany were both once part of what Kingdom? Francia

• Why is scurvy once a common problem for sailors? A lack of fresh fruit

• Which planet in our solar system rotates the fastest? Jupiter

• Which of the following French Kings was known as Sun King? King Louis XIV

• Which of the following is NOT a King skill? Relief

• Which of the Following is NOT one of Matilda of Flander’s skills? Celtic Blood

• Who founded the Kingdom of Asturias? Pelagius

• What is the Champion Keira’s nickname? The Red Chameleon

• Which of the following marine species has existed the longest? Nautilus

• Which of the following is not one of El Cid’s skills? Chivalry

• Advantages of Johannes Gutenbergs printing press include all of the following except what? Increase in Church Power

• The Renaissance is rebirth of what? Classical Culture

• First created in Ancient Greece, to which profession does the Hippocratic Oath apply? Doctors

• First General of Edo Shogunate? Tokugawa Leyasu

• In Ark of Osiris, where are you suppose to take the Ark? Escort to a Non-enemy Building

• Which of these two were created by Leonardo da Vinci? The Supper, Mona Lisa

• What is the hardest part of the human body? Skull

• In which country did the Carlist Wars take place during the 19th century? Spain

• In which year did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin? 1928

• In Greek Mythology, what was the name of Hades’ 3 Headed Dog which guarded the gates of the Underworld? Cerberus

• Which of the following commanders was part of the Hundred year’s War? Joan of Arc

• Which of the following is a liquid fossil formed from marines organisms that is burned to obtain energy and used to manufacture plastics? Oil

• Which was a lighthouse built after Macedonia conquered Egypt and was one of the seven wonders of the world? The Lighthouse of Alexandria

• The cone-shaped winds of Tornadoes are notable for doing what? Spinning

• Which ethnic group founded the earliest civilization of Mesopotamia? The Sumerians

• Of the below Commanders, which is best suited to lead troops AGAINST infantry enemies? Hermann (Infantry and Garrison)

• Which of the following countries is located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere? None of these answers are correct.

• Which commander was in charge of capturing Constantinople at the age of 21? Sultan Mehmed II

• Which beverage was invented by American pharmacist John Pemberton? Cola

• What is the root cause of altitude sickness? Low amounts of Oxygen at high elevation

• Which war was fought between British houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England? The Wars of Roses

• Which of the following is not part of Mexico’s Flag? Camel

• Which Portuguese explorer was the First European to sail to the southern tip of Africa? Bartolomeu Dias

• Which of the following is not one of Keira’s Skills? Unholy Blood

• Which Commander is known as conqueror of chaos? Cao Cao

• Raphael is best known for? School of Athens

• Which of the following achievements must be completed before the “Special Snowflake” achievement? Long-Range Strike

• Which of the following does not award Individual Credits? Giving resources to allies

• In ark of Osiris which speedup can be used? Healing Speed up

• Which is best suited to lead troops in gathering resources? Seondeok

• Which commander showed their military genius in the Battle of Poitiers in the 8th century AD? Charles Martel

• Which country gave the statue of liberty to the American people as a gift? France

• Where did King Louis XIV of France move the royal court to in 1862? Palace of Versailles

• Which commander is nicknamed Carthage’s Guardian? Hannibal Barca

• Which buff can be acquired from occupying a Sanctum of Courage? Increase exp gained by Commanders

• Which of the following is not an objective of the Greek Mythology? Provide path of Salvation

• Egyptians made paper from which material? Papyrus

• Father of Modern Olympics? Pierre de Coubertin

• What was the relationship between the famed generals Tolui and Genghis Khan? Father and Son

• Which commander was considered an enemy of Rome from an early age? Hannibal

• In the Commander view page. What buff do commanders acting as a ranger set? None of the answers are correct

• Which art group is known as a “National Treasure” of Canada? Cirque de Soleil

• What is the name for the phenomenon by which organisms that are better adapted to the environment survive to pass traits to their offspring? Natural Selection.

• Which city hosted the 2000 Summer Olympics? Sydney

• Who proposed the philosophical idea of I think therefore I am? Descartes

• Which Ancient Greek Physicist famously discovered the concept of Buoyancy while taking a bath? Archimedes

• Apart from “Times you can be helped” and “power”, which of the following alliance center parameters can also be upgraded? Reinforcement Troop Capacity

• To whom did India give the title “Mahatma”? Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

• Who came up with the Trojan Horse idea? Who won the Trojan War? Odysseus; The Greeks

• Which city-state of Ancient Greece was known for its brutal military training and bravery? Sparta

• Which of the following commanders excels at leading Infantry? Richard I

• Which of the following is not a natural resource? Clothing

• Which of the following commanders excels at gathering resources? Cleopatra VII

• Which if the following commanders was part of the Battle of Red Cliffs? Cao Cao

• The Punic Wars were fought by Ancient Rome and what other Ancient Empire? Ancient Carthage

• Which of the following musical instruments has six strings? Guitar

• The kingdom title “Queen” increases which of the following? Gathering Speed

• Which of these cities in Brazil has hosted the Olympic Games? Rio de Janeiro

• In Russian history, what nickname was the first Tzar give to their Tyranny? Ivan the Terrible

• What is the center of a hurricane called? Eye

• In Greek Mythology, to whom did Paris, the Prince of Troy, give a gold apple inscribed with, “To the most beautiful Goddess”? Aphrodite

• Which of the following physicists was born on the death anniversary of Galileo Galilei, and died on the birth anniversary of Albert Einstein ? Stephen Hawking

• After this foundation in the 6th century BCE, which institution of the Roman Republic served as a consultative parliament? The Senate

• The process of combining atoms is known as what? Fusion

• Who was believed to be the prototype of King of Hearts in poker? Charlemagne

• Ashoka the Great was the King of which Ancient Indian Kingdom? Maurya

• Which civilization was the first to have public toilets? Ancient Rome

• The process of splitting atoms is known as what? Fission

• Who was praised by his countryman as ancient Greece’s best and most honest democratic representatives? Pericles

• NOT Pelagius passive skill? Charge

• Buff Commander acting as Tax Officer get? 5% Gathering Speed

• What is Commander Keira good at? Leading Archers

• Commander known as Lady of Mercians? Aethelfled

• What is Book of Covenants used for? To upgrade the Castle

• What Commander is nicknamed the Roaring Barbarian? Lohar

• Which Commander is nicknamed the Father of Conquest? Baibars

• What buff do Commanders acting as “Drillmaster” get? +1% Troop Attack

• Which of the following is NOT one of Lohar’s Skills? Utter Annihilation

• Which is best to lead troops against Cavalry Units? Sun Tzu

• Which of the following describes a monotheist? Someone who worships one god

• Which of the following does not lay eggs? Bats

• The two capitals of Austria – Hungary were Budapest and which other city? Vienna

• What is the name for renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol? Biomass

• Which Portuguese explorer sailed from the Cape of Good Hope to India? Vasco de Gama

• Which of the following commanders excels at attacking enemy cities? Julius Caesar

• Which of the following is considered a metallic resource? Iron

• In which country was air conditioning invented? United States of America

• Which of the following is world’s largest island? Greenland

• Where was the rallying point for the first Crusade? Constantinople

• In greek mythlogy, which hero quested for the golden fleece? Jason

• Which of the following accurately describes the Arctic Circle? Polar Day and Night

• What two major works are attributed to homer? The Odyssey and the Iliad

• Santa Claus travels on a sleigh pulled by which animal? Reindeer

• What is Commander Keira good at? Leading Archer Units

• Insufficient intake of which element may cause the thyromegaly? Iodine

• Which of the following is not Mulans skill? Indomitable Army

• What is Hannibal Barca Good at? Attacking Cities

• The Mughal Empire carried Islam to where? Most of India

• Keira once challenged the world’s expectations of her in a glorious battle. Where did this battle take place? Sunset Canyon

• Which of the following is a Phase of the mightiest governor? Enemy Elimination

• What is Commander Hermann good at? Leading Archer Units

• Mutations are important because they bring about what? Genetic Varation needed for a population to evolve

• Where do most of the Hurricanes start? One the open seas

• How do you get Alliance Technology Credits? By donating to alliance research technology

• Which European wrote the first travelogue detailing China’s History, Culture and Art? Marco Polo

• Which of the following can NOT be found in a Silver Chest at the Tavern? Lvl 3 Tome of Knowledge

• Which Commander showed their military genius in the Battle of Tours in the 8th century AD? Charles Martel

• What causes Lunar Eclipse? The moon moves directly between the sun and the earth

• Under normal circumstances, which layer of the Sun can we seen with the naked eye? Photosphere

• Which of the following is an alternative energy source based on splitting heavy atoms into lighter ones to release energy? Nuclear Energy

• Queen Victoria of England was part of which royal house? The House of Normandy

• Which of the following was an enemy of Richard the Lionheart? Saladin

• Which of the following cannot be found on Alliance Shops? Golden Key

• Which type of Natural Disaster is measured using the Richter scale? Earthquake

• What outstanding contribution to science won biologist Karl Landsteiner the Nobel Prize? Discovering the Human Blood Groups

• Where was Commander Lohar born? In a remote Barbarian Tribe

• Which famous and influential family did the famous Renaissance art patron Duke Lorenzo belong to? The House of Medici

• Northern Humanists like Erasmus were most commonly known for what? Interest in religious and social reform

• In China’s Han Dynasty, who opened the Silk Road on the orders of Emperor Wu? Zhang Qian

• In which city of Denmark’s statue of The Little Mermaid located? Copenhagen

• Which of the following was a general during Japan’s Genpei War? Tomoe Gozen

• Which country is not in Europe? Egypt

• During the Renaissance, why was Florence significant? Birthplace and symbol of the renaissance

• What’s the primary cause of the formulation of the Himalayas? Collision between plates

• Which God is Taranis in Celtic Methology? Thunder God

• In which year was the Napoleonic Code established? 1804

• The Bastille, a prison once located in the center of Paris, France, originally served what purpose? Defensive Fortress

• Where was the World Heritage Terracotta Army found? In a royal Mausoleum

• Which Dutch dentist is known as “the father of Microbiology”? Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

• In which country was the famed revolutionary and military strategist Simon Bolivar born? Venezuela

• Which inventor built the world’s first electric locomotive in 1837? Robert Davidson

• Which of the following is NOT of Hermann’s Skills? Irresistible

• Who was the first of Henry VIII’s children to rule England? Eduard VI

• Which European country’s king funded Christopher Columbu’s famous expedition? Spain

• Which of the following is Zeus’ elder brother in Greek Mythology? Poseidon

• Who founded the Joseon’s Dynasty? Yi Seong-Gye

• The four biggest musicals in the world of Cats, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, and…? The Phantom of the Opera

• Insufficient intake of which element may cause the thyromegaly? Iodine

• Which of the following is another name for the “Black Death” that raged across the Europe during the Middle Ages? Yersinia Pestis

• The air often feels fresher after a thunderstorm because it has been enriched with which gas? Ozone

• Who invented the printing press? Johann Gutenberg

Which astronomer proposed the heliocentric theory in the 16th century? Nicolaus Copernicus

Which of the following is not King Skill? Relief

The flag of which country holds the world record of being the oldest continuously used national flag? Denmark

Which gas makes up more than 90% of Mars’ atmosphere? Carbon Dioxide

Who made the idea “Troy”? Odysseus

Which of the following is another name for the “Black Death” that raged across the Europe during the Late Middle Ages? Yersinia pestis

What is China’s earliest known book of military strategy? Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”

Founder of Edo Bakufu? Tokugawa Leyasu

Official measure Martin Luther? Edict of Worms

Who was the last emperor of All Russia? Nicholas II

Whose beauty is said to have been the cause of the Trojan War? Helen

Which German psychologist discovered the human brain’s forgetting curve? Hermann Ebbinghaus

What is the conversion ratio of amperes (A) to milliamperes (mA)? 1/1000

Which of the following did Desiderius Erasmus and Thomas More have in common? Both were considered humanists

Who first implemented the Julian Calendar in Rome? Julius Caesar

Who was the first human woman created by Hephaestus in Greek mythology? Pandora

Which type of holy sites grant troop attack bonuses? Flame Altar

What is Belisarius’ nickname? Last of the Romans

From the 17th to 19th centuries, the Kingdom of Prussia was mostly in which modern country? Germany

What did Spartacus do as a slave before leading the biggest slave rebellion of Ancient Rome? A Gladiator

Who was called “Napoleon of crime” in some of the Sherlock Holmes stories? Professor Moriarty

Which building was originally built in London to house the Great Exhibition of the Works Industry of All Nations held in 1851? The Crystal Palace

Which war was fought between the Bristish houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England? War of the Roses

Which country in Asia overlaps with the former Parthian empire? Iran

What is the softest material known to mankind? Talc

Which of the following was a Knight of the Round Table? Lancelot

The three kingdoms of Korea where Baekje, Silla, and? Goguryeo

Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy source (such as coal, oil, or natural gas)? Fossil Fuel

Which commander is named death hydromel? Sarka

How many phases are there in The Mightiest Governor event? 5

Which commander is known as Kamakura’s warlord? Minamoto no Yoshitsune

Which country started the tradition of the 8-hour workday? United Kingdom

Which of the following was NOT invented in China? Seismograph

Which country is not in Europe? Egypt

While Gutenberg introduced the printing press in Europe, his invention was influenced by which country, the first to develop a moveable type? China

The four major varieties of Guzheng in Ancient China were the Haozhong, Luqi, Jiaowei, and the…? Raoliang

The differences among a species, like different bird beaks, are called Variations

What is the length of a marathon in kilometers? 42.2 km

Which part of the brain will alcohol affect? Cerebellum

What is the troop health bonus you can get from a fully upgraded Hospital? 1%

How many Elite Commanders are there in the game? 5

The three great philosophers of ancient Greece were Plato, Aristotle, and? Socrates

Ancient Egyptian history spans how many kingdoms? 3 – Old, Middle, New

Who is the King of the Kingdom? Leader of the alliance that conquers the lost temple

Wealthy family in Florence? Medicis

Which of the following was not a pillar of the Renaissance? Mannerism

Which of the following was a Renaissance intellectual movement in which thinkers studied classical texts and focused on human potential and achievements? Humanism

Which period of European history, lasting from 1300 to 1600, saw renewed interest in classical culture and led to far-reaching changes in art, learning, and views of the world? Renaissance

Without using buffs, how many action points can a governor have? 1000

Why do frogs and other organisms produce so many eggs/offspring? the more offspring produced the more likely they will survive

What are Arrows of Resistance used for? Upgrading Watch Tower

Renaissance painters in Flanders, as in Italy, tended to produce what type of artwork? Realistic

Why are advantageous traits more likely to be passed onto offspring? because they are more likely to survive and produce…

After its foundation in the 6th century BCE, which institution of the Roman Republic served as a consultative parliament? The Senate

What is the name for electricity produced by water power using large dams in a river? Hydroelectric power

Which of these was the only commander to defeat Cyrus the great in battle? Tomyris

Which of the following commanders joined a rebellion against her own husband? Constance

Which of the following resources cannot be found in your jeans? Lead

Of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals, which comes first? Rat/Mouse

From the 8th to the 11th century CE, what did Europeans frequently call the Scandinavian invaders who frequently ravaged their lands? Vikings

Which of the following is an inexhaustible energy resource that relies on hot magma or hot dry rocks below ground? Geo

Which of the following is considered an energy source? Petroleum

Which war was fought between the British? War of the Roses

Which of the following is not an objective of Greek mythology? Path to Salvation

How many fingers does the cartoon character mickey mouse have on each hand? 4

The two capitals of Austria – Hungary were Budapest and? Vienna

In Greek mythology, which hero requested for the Golden Fleece? Jason

“The end justifies the means” was a key belief of the author of “The Prince”. What was his name? Machiavelli

The “Windsor knot” was made popular by which king of England? Edward VIII

Which ancient Greek scholar laid the foundations for future European mathematics and authored the “Elements” of geometry? Euclid

Who was the only king of England to be executed? Charles I

Which of the following is not a reason why the renaissance began in Italy? The black plague did not hit Italy as a result of the alps

Which of the following does the green Olympic Ring represent? Oceania

In Greek mythology, what was Achilles’ only weak point? His Heel

Mutations are a change in what? DNA

Wales officially became part of the Kingdom of Great Britain during the reign of which King? King Henry VIII

Queen Victoria of England was part of which royal house? The house of Hanover

Which of the following is a nonrenewable energy source? Water

In Norse mythology, who wielded the weapon Gungnir? Odin

Which of the following describes a monotheist? Someone who warships 1 god.

To whom did India give title mahatma? Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Which of the following is a name for sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant materiel in swampy areas? Coal

On which continent is the human race generally thought to have originated? Africa

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