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Question 1: In response to the Edict of Fontainebleau, Frederick William of ________ declared the Edict of Potsdam, giving free passage to French Huguenot refugees, and tax-free status to them for 10 years.

Question 2: In the more independent northwest the rulers and priests, protected now by the ________ which had taken the field to fight the Turks, defended the old Catholic faith.
Austrian EmpireHabsburg MonarchyAustria–HungaryFrancis II, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 3: The European Renaissance laid the foundation for the Northern humanists in its reinforcement of the traditional use of ________ as the great unifying language of European culture.
Vulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld LatinLatin

Question 4: There were some notable opponents to the ________, such as Thomas More and Bishop John Fisher, who were executed for their opposition.
Elizabethan Religious SettlementProtestant ReformationEcumenical councilEnglish Reformation

Question 5: There had long been a strong strain of anti-clericalism, and England had already given rise to the Lollard movement of John Wycliffe, which played an important part in inspiring the Hussites in ________.
BohemiaPragueCzech RepublicMoravia

Question 6: (See ________.) They also objected to ecclesiastical courts.
Nicholas Ridley (martyr)Vestments controversyThomas CranmerMarian exiles

Question 7: This set the stage for open debate and conflict after German theologian ________ wrote his Ninety-Five Theses on the sale of indulgences in 1517.
Martin LutherLutheranismPhilipp MelanchthonProtestant Reformation

Question 8: In Sweden the Reformation was spearheaded by ________, elected king in 1523.
Sigismund III VasaGustavus Adolphus of SwedenChristina of SwedenGustav I of Sweden

Question 9: Parish priests often did not know ________ and rural parishes often did not have great opportunities for theological education for many at the time.
Old LatinLatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 10: A spiritual revival also broke out among Catholics soon after Martin Luther's actions, and led to the Scottish Covenanters' movement, the precursor to Scottish ________.
ProtestantismPresbyterianismCovenant theologyChristianity


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