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Question 1: After Charlemagne was crowned Emperor, his successors maintained the title until the death of ________ in 924.
Lothair ICharles the FatBerengar I of ItalyLouis II of Italy

Question 2: In 1508, Pope ________ allowed Maximilian I to use the title of Emperor without coronation in Rome, though the title was qualified as Electus Romanorum Imperator ("elected Emperor of the Romans").
Pope Clement VIIPope Leo XPope Julius IIPope Alexander VI

Question 3: The title of Emperor (________) carried with it an important role as protector of the Catholic Church.
Ancient RomeImperatorCaesar (title)Roman Emperor

Question 4: The Emperor was crowned in a special ceremony, traditionally performed by the ________ in Rome, using the Imperial Regalia.
Pope John Paul IIPope Benedict XVIPopeCatholic Church

Question 5: After 1438, the Kings remained in the house of ________ and Habsburg-Lorraine, with the brief exception of one Wittelsbach, Charles VII.
House of BonaparteHouse of BourbonHouse of HabsburgHohenzollern-Sigmaringen

Question 6: 19th century historiography claimed a continuity between the ________ and the Holy Roman Empire.
Carolingian EmpireLouis the PiousFranciaCharlemagne

Question 7: Elections meant the kingship of Germany was only partially hereditary, unlike the kingship of ________, although sovereignty frequently remained in a dynasty until there were no more male successors.
ItalyCanadaUnited KingdomFrance

Question 8: Under Otto and his successors, much of the former ________ kingdom of Eastern Francia became the Holy Roman Empire.
Louis the YoungerCharlemagneCharles the SimpleCarolingian dynasty

Question 9: The various German princes elected one of their peers as King of the Germans, after which he would be crowned as emperor by the ________.
Catholic ChurchPopePope John Paul IIPope Benedict XVI

Question 10: The final Holy Roman Emperor-elect, Francis II, abdicated in 1806 during the ________ that saw the Empire's final dissolution.
First French EmpireGrande ArméeNapoleonic WarsNapoleon I


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