WONDER #2541: What Do B.C. and A.D. Stand For?

Question 1 of 3

The Gregorian Calendar was established by...

  1. Pope Gregory XIII
  2. Pope John Paul II
  3. Grigori Rasputin
  4. James Gregory

Question 2 of 3

The abbreviations B.C. and A.D. reference the same time periods as _________________.

  1. A.H.
  2. B.C.E. and C.E.
  3. an de la Révolution
  4. Sol

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is true about the Chinese calendar?

  1. The Chinese calendar measures time in 60-year cycles.
  2. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar.
  3. The Chinese calendar started in 359 C.E.
  4. Both a and b

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