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Question 1: In France, before the guillotine, members of the ________ were beheaded with a sword or axe, while commoners were usually hanged, a form of death that could take minutes or longer.
SerfdomNobilityGentrySocial class

Question 2: [15] One such guillotine is still on show at the War Remnants Museum in ________.
VietnamHo Chi Minh CityDirect-controlled municipalityHanoi

Question 3: The guillotine and the firing squad were the legal methods of execution during the ________ (1871–1918) and the Weimar Republic (1919–1933).
German EmpireGerman colonial empireHoly Roman EmpireAustria–Hungary

Question 4: In 1933 ________ had a guillotine constructed and tested.
SchutzstaffelNazi PartyNazi GermanyAdolf Hitler

Question 5: Laquiante, an officer of the ________ criminal court[citation needed], made a design for a beheading machine and employed Tobias Schmidt, a German engineer and harpsichord maker, to construct a prototype.

Question 6: [2] Nazi records indicate that between 1933 and 1945, 16,500 people were executed in Germany and ________ by this method.
PolandHungaryCzech RepublicAustria

Question 7: It consists of a tall upright frame from which a ________ is suspended.

Question 8: During the period from 19 March 1798 until 12 March 1856, the town of ________ counted 19 beheadings[14]

Question 9: The guillotine (English pronunciation: /ˈɡɪlətiːn/ or /ˈɡiː.ətiːn/; French: [ɡijɔtin]) was a device used for carrying out executions by ________.

Question 10: He was beheaded on 17 June 1939, outside the prison Saint-Pierre rue Georges Clémenceau 5 at ________, which is now the Palais de Justice.

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