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Question 1: On 30 November 1597 he married Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, a daughter of Joachim Friedrich, margrave of ________ and duke of Prussia.

Question 2: Here Denmark had to cede ________, Ösel and (for thirty years) Halland while Norway lost the two provinces Jämtland and Härjedalen.
ÖlandGotlandBaltic SeaSweden

Question 3: Torstensson, too, was unable to cross from Jutland to Funen for want of a fleet, and the Dutch auxiliary fleet which came to his assistance was defeated between the islands of Sylt and Rømø on the west coast of ________ by the Danish admirals.
DenmarkDuchy of SchleswigHistory of Schleswig-HolsteinSchleswig-Holstein

Question 4: Christian first initiated the policy of expanding Denmark's overseas trade, as part of the ________ wave that was sweeping Europe.
Keynesian economicsNeoclassical economicsGeorgismMercantilism

Question 5: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightPublic domainCopyright infringement

Question 6: The growing ascendancy of the ________ in North Germany in and after 1623 almost induced Christian, for purely political reasons, to intervene directly in the Thirty Years' War.
CatholicismCatholicEcumenical councilBishop

Question 7: Despite courtly life, he found time for work of the most various description, including a series of domestic reforms (see ________).
History of ScandinaviaHistory of DenmarkHistory of EuropeHigh Middle Ages

Question 8: Christian converted Frederiksborg Castle to a ________ palace and completely rebuilt Kronborg Castle to a fortress.
Western art historyRenaissanceItalian RenaissanceBaroque

Question 9: Christian IV was a good linguist, speaking, besides his native tongue, German, ________, French and Italian.
Old LatinRoman EmpireLatinVulgar Latin

Question 10: He descended, through his mother's side, from king ________, thus uniting the senior branch' descent to the crown.
John of DenmarkChristian II of DenmarkChristopher of BavariaChristian I of Denmark

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