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History of Liechtenstein: Quiz


Question 1: His wife, whom he married in 1929, was a wealthy Jewish woman from ________, and local Liechtenstein Nazis had already singled her out as their anti-Semitic "problem".

Question 2: Liechtenstein became a sovereign state in 1806 when it joined Napoleon's ________ upon the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
Grand Duchy of FrankfurtConfederation of the RhineBerg (state)Grand Duchy of Berg

Question 3: The late Roman influx of the ________ from the north is memorialized by the remains of a Roman fort at Schaan.
AlamanniSuebiGermanic peoplesFranks

Question 4: Until the end of World War I, Liechtenstein was closely tied to ________, but the economic devastation caused by that conflict forced the country to conclude a customs and monetary union with Switzerland.
Czech RepublicHungaryAustriaPoland

Question 5: Soon afterward, Liechtenstein joined the ________ (20 June 1815 – 24 August 1866, which was presided over by the Emperor of Austria).
North German ConfederationPrussiaGerman ConfederationGerman Empire

Question 6: A Roman road crossed the region from south to north, traversing the Alps by the Splügen Pass and following the right bank of the ________ at the edge of the floodplain, for long uninhabited because of periodic flooding.
Kinzig (Rhine)RhineMoselle (river)Lahn

Question 7: During World War II, Liechtenstein remained neutral, while family treasures within the war zone were brought to Liechtenstein (and ________) for safekeeping.

Question 8: Prince Johann Adam Andreas of Liechtenstein bought the domain of Schellenberg in 1699 and the county of ________ in 1712.

Question 9: In 1919 Liechtenstein and Switzerland signed a treaty under which Switzerland assumes the representation of Liechtenstein interests at the diplomatic and consular level in countries where it maintains a representation and ________ does not.

Question 10: The medieval county of ________ was formed in 1342 as a small subdivision of the Werdenberg county of the dynasty of Montfort of Vorarlberg.

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