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Question 1: Some material for decoration was imported: Egyptian granite ________ and sphinxes, fine marble for revetments and some capitals produced in workshops in the Proconnesos.
ColumnCorinthian orderClassical orderCapital (architecture)

Question 2: The Palace is built of white local limestone and ________ of high quality, most of which was from marble quarries on the island of Brač, of tuff taken from the nearby river beds, and of brick made in Salonitan and other factories.
CalciumMarbleSedimentary rockCalcite

Question 3: The terrain slopes gently seaward and is typical ________, consisting of low limestone ridges running east to west with marl in the clefts between them.
Karst topographyCaveShow caveMine exploration

Question 4: Diocletian's Palace (Croatian: Dioklecijanova palača) is a building in Split, ________ that was built by the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD.

Question 5: Diocletian's palace was an inspiration for Adam's new style of ________[2] and the publication of measured drawings brought it into the design vocabulary of European architecture for the first time.
Neoclassical architectureRenaissance Revival architectureGothic Revival architectureBaroque architecture

Question 6: As the world's most complete remains of a Roman Palace, it holds an outstanding place in ________, European and world heritage.
Atlantic OceanMediterranean SeaIndian OceanPacific Ocean

Question 7: The Palace is one of the most famous and complete architectural and cultural features on the Croatian ________ coast.
Adriatic SeaIonian SeaMediterranean SeaAegean Sea

Question 8: In November 1979 ________, in line with the international convention on cultural and natural heritage, adopted a proposal that the historic city of Split built around the Palace should be included in the register of World Cultural Heritage.
UNICEFUNESCOUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSpecial Court for Sierra Leone

Question 9: Along the road from Split to Salona impressive remains of the original Roman ________ can still be seen.
RomeMaltaAqueductUnited States


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