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Cambrai: Quiz


Question 1: In 1007 emperor ________, extended the bishop's temporal power to the territory surrounding Cambrai.
Henry II, Holy Roman EmperorOtto III, Holy Roman EmperorHenry III, Holy Roman EmperorOtto I, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 2: In 1543 Cambrai was conquered by ________, and annexed to his already vast possessions.
Maximilian I, Holy Roman EmperorJoseph II, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 3: He was to set up an era of "terror", sending many to the ________, until he was tried and executed in 1795.
Capital punishment in FranceDecapitationGermanyGuillotine

Question 4: Francisco de Carondelet (1747-1807), in Noyelles, Spanish governor of Louisiana, president of the ________ of Quito
Spanish EmpireCasa de ContrataciónSpanish East IndiesAudiencia

Question 5: A second Battle of Cambrai took place between 8 October 1918 – 10 October 1918 as part of the ________.
Hundred Days OffensiveWestern Front (World War I)Meuse-Argonne OffensiveSpring Offensive

Question 6: Cambrai (Dutch: Kamerijk; old spelling Cambray) is a commune in the Nord department in northern ________.
FranceItalyUnited KingdomCanada

Question 7: ________, the most famous European musician of the 15th century, studied at the cathedral from 1409 to 1412, and returned in 1439 after spending many years in Italy.
Nicolas GrenonGuillaume DufayBurgundian SchoolAntoine Busnois

Question 8: Cambrai then belonged to a commercial hansa of seventeen low country cities whose aim was to develop trade with the fairs in Champagne and ________.
VersaillesÉvry, EssonneParisMarseille

Question 9: However what looked like an impending annexation of Cambrésis to the states of Burgundy was made impossible by the sudden death of ________ in 1477.
Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorPhilip the GoodMaximilian I, Holy Roman EmperorCharles the Bold

Question 10: In the middle of the 4th century ________ raids from the north led the Romans to build forts along the Cologne to Bavay to Cambrai road, and thence to Boulogne.
FranksGermanic peoplesLombardsSaxons


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