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Question 1: Ávila may have been the ancient town known as Abula, mentioned by ________ in his Geographia (II 6, 60) as being located in the Iberian region of Bastetania.
AlmagestEratosthenesPtolemyHipparchus

Question 2: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyPublic domainCopyright infringementCopyright

Question 3: Ávila was the birthplace of the 4th-century theologian ________, the first Christian to be executed for heresy.
AmbrosePriscillianChristianityPriscillianism

Question 4: Other prominent natives include Tomás Luis de Victoria and the Spanish-born American philosopher ________.
David HumeGeorge SantayanaGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelImmanuel Kant

Question 5: Teresa of Ávila, the ________ reformer who lived there twelve centuries later (c.
FranciscanCarmelitesDominican OrderDiscalced Carmelites

Question 6: It was the city that ________ always wanted to live in, for unusual reasons.
Orson Welles filmographyThe Trial (1962 film)Orson WellesCitizen Kane

Question 7: [1] Abula is mentioned as one of the first cities in Hispania that was ________, specifically by Saint Secundus (San Segundo).
BaptistChristian denominationEcumenismChristianity







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