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Question 1: It also annexed Katanga, a territory under the Congo Free State flag which Leopold had gained in 1891 when he sent an expedition which killed its king, ________, cut off his head and hoisted it on a pole.
Stairs Expedition to KatangaMsiriYeke KingdomAlfred Sharpe

Question 2: The Belgian colonial empire consisted of three colonies possessed by ________ between 1901 and 1962: Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), Rwanda and Burundi.
United KingdomBelgiumDenmarkSpain

Question 3: In addition, unlike other countries of the period with far-flung colonies, like Britain or Germany, colonial Belgium did not have a monarch styled '________'.
EmperorPrinceCoronationByzantine Empire

Question 4: In 1843, King Leopold I signed a contract with Ladd & Co. to colonize the ________, but the deal fell apart when Ladd ran into financial difficulties.
Kingdom of HawaiiKamehameha IKalākauaHistory of Hawaii

Question 5: Belgium itself had only been independent since 1830, prior to that it was part of the ________.
United Kingdom of the NetherlandsHistory of the NetherlandsSouthern NetherlandsEighty Years' War


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