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Question 1: the peoples of (present-day) ________ in 1154 (Finland Proper; disputed), 1249?
SwedenFinlandRussiaEstonia

Question 2: the Polabian Wends, Sorbs, and Obotrites between the ________ and Oder rivers (by the Saxons, Danes, and Poles, beginning with the Wendish Crusade)
GermanyHamburgCzech RepublicElbe

Question 3: One of the major blows for the idea of the conquest of Russia was the ________ in 1242.
PskovAlexander NevskyTeutonic KnightsBattle of the Ice

Question 4: At Albert's request, Pope ________ dedicated the Baltic countries to the Virgin Mary to popularise recruitment to his army and the name "Mary's Land" has survived up to modern times.
Pope Alexander VICatholic ChurchPope Benedict XVIPope Innocent III

Question 5: His military weakness led Konrad to invite the ________ to Prussia.
Thirteen Years' War (1454–66)Holy Roman EmpireGermanyTeutonic Knights

Question 6: The last Estonian county to hold out against the invaders was the island county of ________, whose war fleets had raided Denmark and Sweden during the years of fighting against the German crusaders.
RuhnuSaaremaaHiiumaaMuhu

Question 7: The military alliance in 1208 and later conversion from the ________ to Roman Catholic faith of the Principality of Tālava was the only peaceful subjugation of the Baltic tribes during the Nordic crusades.
East–West SchismEastern ChristianityOrthodox ChurchChristianity

Question 8: Armed conflict between the Baltic Finns, ________ and Slavs who dwelt by the Baltic shores and their Saxon and Danish neighbors to the north and south had been common for several centuries prior to the crusade.
BaltsBaltic languagesCeltsKurgan hypothesis

Question 9: After the subjugation of the Prussians, the Teutonic Knights fought against Poland and the ________.
Grand Duchy of LithuaniaKhmelnytsky UprisingHistory of UkraineGolden Horde

Question 10: Lithuanians and Samogitians (by the ________, unsuccessfully, 1236-1316).
Ethnic GermansGermanyGermansAustria







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