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Question 1: The two kingdoms of Upper and Lower Burgundy were reunited in 937 and absorbed into the ________ under Conrad II in 1032, as the Kingdom of Arles.
Byzantine EmpireGerman EmpireHoly Roman EmpireFrancia

Question 2: The canal is now mostly used for riverboat tourism; ________, the most important city along the canal, has a harbor.

Question 3: Burgundy is one of France's main ________ producing areas.
ChardonnayWineChilean wineNew Zealand wine

Question 4: The duchy soon became a major rival to the throne, because the Dukes of Burgundy succeeded in assembling an empire stretching from Switzerland to the ________, in large part by marriage.
North SeaEnglish ChannelAtlantic OceanBaltic Sea

Question 5: Burgundy's modern existence is rooted in the dissolution of the ________.
Holy Roman EmpireFranciaWestern Roman EmpireByzantine Empire

Question 6: The County of Burgundy remained loosely associated with the ________ (intermittently independent, whence the name "Franche-Comté"), and finally incorporated into France in 1678, with the Treaties of Nijmegen.
German EmpireHoly Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireFrancia

Question 7: During the ________, Burgundy was the seat of some of the most important Western churches and monasteries, among them Cluny, Citeaux, and Vézelay.
Early Middle AgesLate Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle Ages

Question 8: Burgundy was inhabited in turn by Celts, Romans (Gallo-Romans), and in the 4th century, the Roman allies the ________, a Germanic people originating in Sweden, who settled there and established their own kingdom.

Question 9: Burgundy (French: Bourgogne; German: Burgund) is a region historically situated in modern-day ________ and Switzerland.
United KingdomCanadaFranceItaly

Question 10: 411, they crossed the ________ and established a kingdom at Worms.
Kinzig (Rhine)RhineLahnMoselle (river)


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