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Question 1: On December 13, 2007, the Treaty of Lisbon was signed at the monastery, laying down the basis for the reform of the ________.
European ParliamentDenmarkEuropean UnionGermany

Question 2: The ________ and the nave are of about equal height in the manner of a hall church.
Gothic architectureAisleApseBath, Somerset

Question 3: The enormous amount of funds needed for this monastery meant abandoning the construction of the Aviz pantheon in the ________.
Convent of the Order of ChristAlcobaça MonasteryBatalha MonasteryJerónimos Monastery

Question 4: He also ornamented the six 25m-high, slender, articulated, octagonal columns with refined grotesque or floral motives announcing the ________ style.
BaroqueItalian RenaissanceRenaissanceWestern art history

Question 5: The construction stopped in 1580 with the union of Spain and Portugal, because the building of the ________ in Spain was now draining away all the funds.
Cuenca, SpainAlcalá de HenaresEl EscorialAlhambra

Question 6: In 1983, it was classified by the ________, with nearby Belém Tower, as a World Heritage Site.
UNESCOSpecial Court for Sierra LeoneUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNICEF

Question 7: The refectory across the chapter house has several ________ tiles from the 17th century.

Question 8: This ornamentation on the walls and the traceried arches of the arcades give the construction a ________ aspect.

Question 9: The Hieronymites Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Portuguese pronunciation: [muʃˈtɐiɾu duʃ ʒɨˈɾɔnimuʃ]) is located in the Belém district of ________, Portugal.

Question 10: The tympanum depicts the ________, the Nativity, and the Epiphany.
AnnunciationOrthodox ChurchRoman Catholic MariologyBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)


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