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Question 1: Six years later, when Sigurd Eirikson traveled to Estonia to collect taxes on behalf of Valdemar, he spotted Olaf in a market on ________ and paid for his freedom.

Question 2: A peace treaty was signed after the united forces of the Livonian Order, the Bishopric of Ösel-Wiek, the forces of ________ including mainland Estonians and Latvians defeated the Oeselians by conquering the Kaarma stronghold.
Livonian CrusadeNorthern CrusadesDanish EstoniaTerra Mariana

Question 3: Oeselians accepted ________ again by signing treaties with the Livonian Order's Master Andreas de Velven and the Bishopric of Ösel-Wiek in 1241.
EcumenismBaptistChristian denominationChristianity

Question 4: The Oeselians (or Osilians) were a historical Finnic people inhabiting Saaremaa (Latin: Oesel or Osilia) an Estonian island in the ________.
Baltic SeaNorth SeaArctic OceanBlack Sea

Question 5: They are first thought to be mentioned as early as the ________ in Ptolemy's Geography III.
4th century BC1st century BC3rd century BC2nd century BC

Question 6: Compared to its close neighbors, Saaremaa has the richest finds of Viking treasures after ________ in Sweden.
GotlandLidingöÖlandBaltic Sea

Question 7: The story of Tharapita's or Taara's flight from Vironia to Saaremaa has been associated with a major ________ disaster estimated to have happened in 660 ± 85 B.C. that formed Kaali crater in Saaremaa.
Near-Earth objectImpact eventMeteoroidMeteorite

Question 8: From the 12th century, chroniclers' descriptions of Estonian, Oeselian and Curonian raids along the coasts of Sweden and ________ become more frequent.

Question 9: In 1206, the Danish army led by king ________ and Andreas, the Bishop of Lund landed on Saaremaa and attempted to establish a stronghold without success.
Christopher I of DenmarkValdemar II of DenmarkEric IV of DenmarkCanute VI of Denmark

Question 10: Viking-age treasures from ________ mostly contain silver coins and bars.


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