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Question 1: The original design called for pointed spires to top the towers, much like ________, but those were never built because of lack of money.
RegensburgCologne CathedralSt. Michael's Church, HildesheimSpeyer Cathedral

Question 2: This is a black mark resembling a footprint with a small hooked tail at the heel, which, according to legend, was where the ________ stood when he curiously regarded and ridiculed the windowless church that Halsbach had built.
Christian teaching about the DevilDevilGodSatan

Question 3: Instead, the two domes were built during the ________, and are mismatched stylistically with the rest of the building.
RenaissanceWestern art historyBaroqueItalian Renaissance

Question 4: ________
Sigismund, Holy Roman EmperorCharles IV, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorLouis IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 5: Their design was modelled on the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, which in turn took a lead from late ________.
Hagia SophiaConstantinopleByzantine EmpireByzantine architecture

Question 6: The cathedral suffered severe damage during ________ — the roof collapsed and one of the towers suffered severe damage.
Second Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War II

Question 7: The south tower can be climbed and offers a unique view of Munich and the nearby ________.
Jura MountainsHimalayasAlpsGeography

Question 8: The crypt contains the tombs of the Archbishops of Munich and Freising and among others of these members of the ________ dynasty:
House of HabsburgHouse of NassauHouse of HanoverHouse of Wittelsbach

Question 9: The Gothic nave, several of the Gothic stained-glass windows, some of them made for the previous church, and the tomb monument of ________ are major attractions.
Charles IV, Holy Roman EmperorCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorSigismund, Holy Roman EmperorLouis IV, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 10: The Frauenkirche (full name Dom zu unserer lieben Frau, "Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady") is the cathedral of the Archbishop of ________ and Freising.


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