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Question 1: After a short visit to ________, Reclus settled at Clarens, Switzerland, where he resumed his literary labours and produced Histoire d’une montagne, a companion to Histoire d’un ruisseau.

Question 2: He completed his studies at University of ________, where he followed a long course of geography under Karl Ritter.

Question 3: On his return to ________, Reclus contributed to the Revue des deux mondes, the Tour du monde and other periodicals, a large number of articles embodying the results of his geographical work.
VersaillesÉvry, EssonneParisMarseille

Question 4: Reclus died at Torhout, near ________, Belgium.

Question 5: During the 1870 ________, Reclus shared in the aerostatic operations conducted by Félix Nadar, and also served in the National Guard.
Battle of BuzenvalSiege of ParisBattle of Sedan (1870)Franco-Prussian War

Question 6: He was the second son of a ________ pastor and his wife.
BaptistProtestantismChristianityChristian denomination

Question 7: [6] As a result, his ideas are seen by some historians as anticipating the modern social ecology and ________ movements.
Animal liberation movementAnimal testingAnimal rightsPeter Singer

Question 8: As a member of the ________, he published a hostile manifesto against the government of Versailles in support of the Paris Commune of 1871 in the Cri du Peuple.
Anarchism in ItalyAnarchism in FranceAnarchism in SpainAnarchism in Russia

Question 9: Élisée Reclus (March 15, 1830 – July 4, 1905), also known as Jean Jacques Élisée Reclus, was a renowned French geographer, writer and ________.
AnarchismNoam ChomskyIndividualist anarchismHenry David Thoreau

Question 10: This compilation was profusely illustrated with ________, plans, and engravings.
NavigationMapGlobal Positioning SystemCartography


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