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True or false: The works of William Shakespeare include timeless sonnets as well as plays. True
True or false: The writer known as William Shakespeare contributed a vast number of whimsical words to the English language True
Most historians believe that Elizabeth I was the true author of Shakespeare's plays. False
In 1612, Tokugawa Ieyasu made it illegal to practice Christianity in Japan. True
In Japan, entertainers and artists are second only to the nobility. False
The class of secret ninja fighters was first created to protect hte emperor or shogun of Japan. True
Francis Bacon was knighted by Elizabeth I for his philosophical contribution to England False
Sir Francis Bacon never admitted to the crime of bribery that cost him his political fugure. False
Oddly enough, Sir Francis Bacon caught cold and died from pneumonia after experimenting with stuffing a chicken with snow. True
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