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Question 1: The Romans had already dug for ores using open cast mining, which continued throughout the ________.
Early Middle AgesLate Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle Ages

Question 2: In the 19th and 20th centuries a lot of mining for metal ores took place in the town, concentrated on lead, silver, zinc and ________.
CopperPalladiumPlatinumGold

Question 3: In Roman times, a castle was built at Bad Ems as part of the ________, but today not much of the structure remains.
RegensburgLübeckLimes GermanicusBamberg

Question 4: The town is built on both sides of the River Lahn, the natural border between the Taunus and the ________, two parts of the Rhenish Slate Mountains.
OdenwaldEifelHarzWesterwald

Question 5: In 1870 the town, then part of Prussian Hesse-Nassau, became famous as the place where the Ems Dispatch originated, instigating the ________.
Alsace-LorraineFranco-Prussian WarOtto von BismarckGerman Empire

Question 6: In 1876, in the Haus Vier Türme (Four Tower House), the Ems Edict was signed by ________, banning the use of the Ukrainian language.
Nicholas I of RussiaAlexander I of RussiaAlexander III of RussiaAlexander II of Russia

Question 7: Industry in Bad Ems is mainly limited to companies related to its spa status, but nonetheless fairly varied, including medicine, ________ and tourism.
Computer engineeringElectronic engineeringElectrical engineeringMechanical engineering

Question 8: The advent of the ________ lead to the expansion of the mine, which from 1871 operated under the name of "Emser Blei- und Silberwerk AG" (Bad Ems Lead and Silver Works, Inc.).
William RadcliffeIndustrial RevolutionThomas HighsTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 9: Bad Ems is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, ________.
NetherlandsGermanyPolandGreece

Question 10: It is the county seat of the Rhein-Lahn rural district and is well-known as a bathing resort on the river ________.
RhineMainSiegLahn







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