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Question 1: The General Archive of the Indies is housed in a structure designed by Juan de Herrera, an unusually serene and Italianate Spanish example of ________.
Renaissance Revival architectureItalian RenaissanceBaroque architectureRenaissance architecture

Question 2: The origin of the structure dates to 1572 when Philip II commissioned the building from Juan de Herrera, the architect of the ________ to house the Consulado de mercaderes of Seville.
El EscorialCuenca, SpainAlcalá de HenaresAlhambra

Question 3: The building is surmounted by a ________, with rusticated obelisks standing at the corners.
BaroqueSt. Peter's BasilicaCapitoline HillBaluster

Question 4: The building and its contents were registered in 1987 by ________ as a World Heritage Site.
UNESCOUNICEFUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSpecial Court for Sierra Leone

Question 5: The archives are rich with autograph material from the first of the ________ to the end of the 19th century.
ConquistadorPaleo-IndiansPre-Columbian eraIndigenous Amerindian genetics







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