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Question 1: The suppression of the trade was one of the objects of the ________.
Hundred DaysNapoleonic WarsPrussiaCongress of Vienna

Question 2: Toward the end of the 9th century, Muslim pirate havens were established along the coast of southern ________ and northern Italy.
FranceUnited KingdomUnited StatesCanada

Question 3: From 1609 to 1616, ________ lost 466 merchant ships to Barbary pirates.
United KingdomEnglandScotlandWales

Question 4: [9] In 1551, Turgut Reis enslaved the entire population of the Maltese island ________, between 5,000 and 6,000, sending them to Libya.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Sultan of Morocco, by Eugène Delacroix.
  The Quattro Mori ("Four Moors") by Pietro Tacca; Livorno, Italy
  French bombardment of Algiers by Admiral Dupperé, 13 June 1830.
  Battle between the English frigate HMS Mary Rose and seven Algerine pirates, 1669.

Question 6: In response, Spain began to conquer the coast towns of ________, Algiers and Tunis.
GhardaïaEl BayadhOranBéchar

Question 7: ________, which in 1777 was the first independent nation to publicly recognize the United States, became in 1784 the first Barbary power to seize an American vessel after independence.
JordanMoroccoUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi Arabia

Question 8: Another response was the construction of the original ________; light, fast and manoueverable galleys, designed to run down Barbary pirates trying to get away with their loot and slaves.

Question 9: But after Oruç was killed in battle with the Spaniards in 1518, his brother Hızır appealed to ________, the Ottoman Sultan, who sent him troops.
Suleiman the MagnificentBayezid IIAbdul Hamid IISelim I

Question 10: The sacking of Palma on the island of ________ by a Tunisian squadron, which carried off 158 inhabitants, roused widespread indignation.


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