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Question 1: Works by Alexandre Herculano at ________
Project GutenbergProject Gutenberg AustraliaAmazon KindleGoogle Books

Question 2: Grave as most of his writings are, they include a short description of a crossing from ________ to Granville, in which he satirizes English character and customs, and he reveals an unexpected sense of humour.
United KingdomEnglandJerseyGuernsey

Question 3: Eurico treats of the fall of the Visigothic monarchy and the beginnings of resistance in the Asturias which gave birth to the ________ kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula.
ChristianCatholic ChurchJesusChristianity

Question 4: He received his early education, comprising ________, logic and rhetoric, at the Necessidades Monastery, and spent a year at the Royal Marine Academy studying mathematics with the intention of entering on a commercial career.
Old LatinRoman EmpireLatinVulgar Latin

Question 5: In 1832 he accompanied the ________ expedition to Terceira Island as a volunteer, and was one of D. Pedro's famous army of 7500 men who landed at the Mindelo and occupied Oporto.
DemocracyLiberalismIsaiah BerlinClassical liberalism

Question 6: This article incorporates text from the public-domain ________ of 1913.
United StatesCatholic EncyclopediaCatholic ChurchPope John Paul II

Question 7: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain

Question 8: In 1844, with a book written in imitation of ________.
Victor HugoRobert BurnsSamuel Taylor ColeridgeWalter Scott

Question 9: Herculano was denounced from the pulpit and by the press for his lack of ________ and piety, and after bearing the attack for some time his pride drove him to reply.
United StatesItalySpainPatriotism


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