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Question 1: In this time a part of ________, West Friesland, was conquered (as a result, most provincial institutions, including the States of Holland and West Frisia, would for centuries refer to "Holland and West Frisia" as a unit).
Groningen (province)AntwerpDrentheFrisia

Question 2: The largest cities in the Dutch Republic were in the province of Holland, such as Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Leiden, ________, The Hague, Delft, Dordrecht and Haarlem.
HeilooHaarlemmermeerAlkmaarHoorn

Question 3: When referring to the Netherlands as a whole, the ________ is "Dutch".
AdjectiveAdverbPreposition and postpositionNoun

Question 4: A maritime region, Holland lies on the ________ at the mouths of the Rhine and the Meuse (Maas).
North SeaEnglish ChannelBaltic SeaAtlantic Ocean

Question 5: [1] From the ________ to the 16th century Holland proper was a unified political region, a county ruled by the Count of Holland.
9th century12th century11th century10th century

Question 6: Holland is a name in common usage given to a region in the western part of the ________.
GreeceGermanyNetherlandsPoland

Question 7: It became the cultural, political and economic centre of the United Provinces, in the 17th century, the ________, the wealthiest nation in the world.
Eighty Years' WarDutch Golden AgeAmsterdamDutch Revolt

Question 8: By the ________, Holland had risen to become a maritime and economic power, dominating the other provinces of the Dutch Republic.
16th century161618th century17th century

Question 9: Starting around the 16th century, they took the offensive and began ________ projects, converting lakes, marshy areas and adjoining mudflats into polders.
JapanLand reclamationHong KongMexico City

Question 10: The stereotypical image of Holland is an artificial amalgam of tulips, windmills, clogs, ________ and traditional dress (klederdracht).
CheeseBreadFoodMeat







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