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Question 1: Narbonne is home to the ________ team Racing Club de Narbonne Méditerannée.
Rugby sevensRugby tensRugby unionFootball

Question 2: It was located on the Via Domitia, the first Roman road in Gaul, built at the time of the foundation of the colony, and connecting ________ to Spain.

Question 3: Geographically, Narbonne was therefore located at a very important crossroads because it was situated where the Via Domitia connected to the Via Aquitania, which led toward the Atlantic across Toulouse and ________.
BordeauxBarsac, GirondePessacSaint-Émilion

Question 4: It is marginally the largest commune in the Aude département, although the préfecture (capital) resides in the slightly smaller commune of ________.

Question 5: Among the amenities of Narbonne, its rosemary-flower ________ was famous among Romans.
European honey beeHoney beeBeekeepingHoney

Question 6: This major undertaking of works finished with the construction of the Canal de la Robine, which was finally linked with the Canal du Midi (then known as the Royal Canal) via the ________ in 1776.
Locks on the Canal du MidiLa Nouvelle branchSallèles-d'AudeNarbonne

Question 7: ________ settled veterans from his 10th legion there and attempted to develop its port while Marseille was revolting against Roman control.
Roman RepublicJulius CaesarPompeyLucius Cornelius Sulla

Question 8: Narbonne (Catalan and Occitan: Narbona, Latin: Narbo) is a commune in southern ________ in the Languedoc-Roussillon région.
United KingdomCanadaItalyFrance

Question 9: At this time, Narbonne was frequently mentioned in ________ works in connection with its scholars.
TalmudJewish philosophyMidrashRabbinic literature

Question 10: It was part of the Emirate of Cordoba until conquered by the Franks after which it became part of the ________ Viscounty of Narbonne.
Carolingian dynastyLouis the YoungerCharles the SimpleCharlemagne


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