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Question 1: Even apparently "lower"-sounding titles, like Viscount, could describe powerful dynasts, such as the Visconti family who ruled a major city such as ________.
Corbetta, ItalyItalyRomeMilan

Question 2: This practice ceased with the formal abolition of feudalism in the various principalities of early-19th century Italy, last of all in the ________.
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchPope Gregory IPapal States

Question 3: The title had disappeared by the era of the ________, and the office replaced with other institutions.
High Middle AgesPolandPolish–Lithuanian CommonwealthEarly Middle Ages

Question 4: The title of Conte is very prolific on the peninsula, and modern counts occupy the position in rural society comparable to an English squire, members of rural ________.
GentryUpper classNobilitySerfdom

Question 5: Throughout the ________, especially during the Constitutional Monarchy many other countships were created (see: List of Countships in Portugal).
Portuguese EmpireHistory of PortugalEconomic history of PortugalMilitary history of Portugal

Question 6: However, during the 19th century, the title, having lost its high rank (equivalent to that of ________), proliferated.

Question 7: Count is one of the nobiliary titles granted by the ________ as temporal sovereign and the title's holder is thus often known as a Roman count, confused with the hereditary Roman nobility since the restoration of the papacy in 1815.
Pope Benedict XVIPopeCatholic ChurchPope John Paul II

Question 8: For instance, in Piast Poland, the position of komes was not hereditary, resembling the early ________ institution.
Merovingian dynastyJulio-Claudian dynastyPippinidsCapetian dynasty

Question 9: Only after the ________ did the title of "count" re-surface in the German-derived title hrabia.
Partitions of PolandPrussiaFirst Partition of PolandPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Question 10: Count Cassius, progenitor of the ________
Basque PrehistoryBasque nationalismBanu QasiMusa ibn Musa ibn Qasi

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