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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Gold coins of the Gaul Parisii, 1st century BC, (Cabinet des Médailles, Paris).
  Roman silver Denarius with the head of captive Gaul 48 BC, following the campaigns of Julius Caesar.
  A map of Gaul in the 1st century BC, showing the areas of settlement of the Celtic tribes.
  Soldiers of Gaul, as imagined by a late 19th century illustrator for the Larousse dictionary, 1898.

Question 2: ________ is a gaul in the popular comic book series by Goscinny and Uderzo.
Asterix at the Olympic GamesAsterix the GaulAsterixAsterix and the Goths

Question 3: Caesar captured Vercingetorix in the ________, which ended the majority of Gallic resistance to Rome.
Roman RepublicBattle of AlesiaJulius CaesarAugustus

Question 4: Only during particularly trying times, such as the invasion of Caesar, could the Gauls unite under a single leader like ________.
VercingetorixArverniJulius CaesarGallic Wars

Question 5: The spread of iron-working led to the development of the ________ (ca.
La Tène cultureHallstatt cultureCeltsGaul

Question 6: Julius Caesar, in his book, ________, comments:
Commentarii de Bello GallicoRoman RepublicRoman infantry tacticsRoman Navy

Question 7: As many as a million people (probably 1 in 4 of the Gauls) died, another million were enslaved, 300 tribes were subjugated and 800 cities were destroyed during the ________.
Julius CaesarAugustusRoman RepublicGallic Wars

Question 8: The Romans divided Gaul broadly into Provincia (the conquered area around the Mediterranean), and the northern ________ ("free Gaul" or "long haired Gaul").
GaulsLa Tène cultureCeltsGaul

Question 9: The formerly Romanized north of Gaul, once it had been occupied by the ________, would develop into Merovingian culture instead.
SaxonsFranksGermanic peoplesLombards

Question 10: In addition to the Gauls, there were other peoples living in Gaul, such as the ________ and Phoenicians who had established outposts such as Massilia (present-day Marseille) along the Mediterranean coast.
Greek languageGreeksGreek diasporaGreece

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