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Question 1: It has a cruciform plan, with a nave 66 metres long and 8 metres wide, with two ________, and a transept measuring 19 metres.
Gothic architectureApseBath, SomersetAisle

Question 2: The Abbey of Fontenay is a former ________ abbey located in the commune of Marmagne, near Montbard, in the département of Côte-d'Or in France.
CisterciansCatholic religious orderTrappistsCarthusian

Question 3: The abbey was closed in the ________, and became a paper mill until 1902, owned for most of its period of operation by the Montgolfier family.
National Constituent AssemblyFrench DirectoryFrench RevolutionNational Convention

Question 4: It is one of the oldest and most complete Cistercian abbeys in Europe, and became a ________ World Heritage Site in 1981.
Special Court for Sierra LeoneUNICEFUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNESCO

Question 5: Located in a small forested valley 60 kilometres northwest of ________, it achieved great prosperity in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
DijonAuxonneBeauneNuits-Saint-Georges

Question 6: Fontenay enjoyed the protection of the ________ but was plundered in the Hundred Year's War and the Wars of Religion.
House of CapetHouse of OrléansNapoleon IList of French monarchs

Question 7: It was founded by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118, only a few years after he left Cîteaux Abbey to found ________.
Clairvaux AbbeyBar-sur-AubeAubeVille-sous-la-Ferté







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