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Question 1: As grandson of Augusta of Bavaria, he was a descendant of Gustav I of Sweden and ________, whose blood returned to the throne after being lost in 1818 when Charles XIII of Sweden died.
Sigismund III VasaGustavus Adolphus of SwedenCharles IX of SwedenJohn III of Sweden

Question 2: In 1905 this grandson, Prince ________, ascended the throne of Norway, becoming thus his maternal grandfather's successor in that country, and assumed the reign name Haakon VII.
Haakon VII of NorwayHarald V of NorwayQueen Sonja of NorwayOlav V of Norway

Question 3: He also declared the freedom of women by passing the law of ________ for unmarried women in 1858 - his sister Princess Eugenie became the first woman who was declared mature.
Age of majorityVoting ageMontenegroCyprus

Question 4: He was born in Stockholm Palace, ________, and dubbed Duke of Skåne at birth.

Question 5: Charles also helped Louis De Geer to carry through his memorable reform of the ________ in 1866.
FolketingChamber of Deputies of LuxembourgParliament of SwedenParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 6: In 1855 he became the 990th ________ of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Spain.

Question 7: The present king, ________, is Charles' great-great-grandson, through his father and mother.
Olav V of NorwayHarald V of NorwayQueen Sonja of NorwayHaakon VII of Norway

Question 8: He was the eldest son of King Oscar I and ________.
Josephine of LeuchtenbergEugénie de BeauharnaisAuguste de Beauharnais, 2nd Duke of LeuchtenbergMaximilian de Beauharnais, 3rd Duke of Leuchtenberg

Question 9: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyrightPublic domain

Question 10: On 19 June 1850 he married in Stockholm Louise of the Netherlands, niece of ________ through her father and niece of William I of Prussia, German Emperor, through her mother.
Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorWilliam III of the NetherlandsWilliam I of the NetherlandsWilliam II of the Netherlands


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