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County of Mark: Quiz


Question 1: The "County of the Mark" has no official meaning anymore, but is used to informally refer to the region in ________.
CologneNorth Rhine-WestphaliaDüsseldorfDortmund

Question 2: Count Adolf III, the son of Adolf II married Margarete of Cleves, acquired the Duchy of Cleves on the western banks of the ________ in 1368 and united it with Mark as "Cleves-Mark" in 1394.
Moselle (river)Kinzig (Rhine)RhineLahn

Question 3: Almost all of present ________ (except for the clerical states) was then ruled by the dukes.
DortmundNorth Rhine-WestphaliaDüsseldorfCologne

Question 4: The former "Lower Mark" (between the Ruhr and Lippe Rivers) is — for the most part — the present ________ and is no longer called "Mark".

Question 5: The seat of the Counts of the Mark was originally the Burg Altena in Sauerland, but they moved to Burg Mark near ________ in the 1220s.

Question 6: The County of Mark (German: Grafschaft Mark, colloquially known as Die Mark) was a county of the ________ in the Lower Rhenish-Westphalian Circle.
Holy Roman EmpireFranciaGerman EmpireByzantine Empire

Question 7: It then became part of the ________ after 1701.
Margraviate of BrandenburgGerman EmpireProvince of PomeraniaKingdom of Prussia

Question 8: In the Battle of Worringen (1288), Count Eberhard I fought on the side of the ________ and the County of Berg.
County of HainautCounty of ArtoisDuchy of BrabantDuchy of Limburg

Question 9: The town of ________ near Burg Mark was founded by Count Adolf I in 1226 and was soon the most important town of the county and often used as residence.

Question 10: The heir to the throne of Cleves-Mark married the daughter of the Duke of Berg in 1510, resulting in a ________ of Cleves-Mark and Berg (1521).
Political unionPersonal unionSpainUnited Kingdom


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