Special Sub-Topic: "Civilization 3": Leaders and Unique Units
|Historically speaking, which leader is the "youngest" in the game, i.e., one who lived and died most recently in our history?|
Mao. Mao Tse Tung, Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party and leader of China in the game, died in 1976, in real life, while Gandhi died in 1948. The others are not great leaders in the game.
|The Beserker is the Scandinavian special unit, which replaces the Medieval Infantry unit in "Play the World".|
False. Beserkers, the earliest units in the game to have the amphibious invasion ability, replace the Longbowman for the Scandinavians and have A/D/M ratings of 6/2/1, making them very formidable units.
|Who is the leader of the Spanish civilzation in the game?|
Isabella. One of the five female leaders in the game, Isabella, who ruled Spain with her husband, Ferdinand of Aragon, from 1469 to 1504 was also the ruler who funded Columbus' famous journey across the Atlantic.
|The Zulu Impi is better than the standard spearman on what statistic?|
Movement. The Zulu Impi has a movement rate of 2, compared to the Spearman's movement rate of 1. This probably has to do with the fact that in the Zulu Wars, English and Boer troops frequently found that the Zulu warriors could outrun cavalry on broken ground!
|Which of the following is NOT an African ruler?|
Hammurabi. A sitter that one. Hammurabi was the ruler of ancient Babylon, now in Iraq, while the others were the rulers of Egypt (Cleopatra), Carthage (Hannibal) and the Zulu nation (Shaka)
|What is the Ottoman Unique Unit in "Play the World"?|
Sipahi. The Sipahi is a powerful unit, which replaces Cavalry for the Ottoman. With a ADM of 8/3/3, it is a formidable attacking unit, and is not so easily stopped when on the attack.
|Which of the following Unique units is not a replacement of the standard Knight?|
Mounted Warrior. The Mounted Warrior, a Unique Unit of the Iroquois, replaces the Horseman and has an ADM of 3/1/2.
|The leader of the Arab civilization is Muhammad.|
f. Abu Bakr, the leader of the Arabs in the game, was Muhammad's closest follower and also his successor.
|Which of the following leaders died a non-violent death?|
Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great, legends say, died of a stroke while in the bathroom, whereas Gandhi and Lincoln were assassinated, while Joan was burnt at the stake as a witch.
|Which civilization has the only naval unique unit in the game?|
England. The English unique unit is the Man O' War (ADM rating of 3/2/4), a more powerful version of the Frigate with greater attacking power.
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