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Question 1: Peter of Dusburg, for example, preferred ________ names, such as the Pomesani, Pogesani, Varmienses, etc.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinLatinOld Latin

Question 2: The Voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan (in Anglo-Saxon) (English translation) describes a voyage by a Norseman called Wulfstan to the land of the Old Prussians, to the area around Elbing; he describes their ________ customs.
Death and cultureFuneralBurialCremation

Question 3: In response, Konrad I of Masovia called on the ________ for aid several times, and founded a military order (the Order of Dobrzyń) before calling on the Teutonic Order.
Pope Benedict XVICatholic ChurchPopePope John Paul II

Question 4: In 1209 Pope Innocent III commissioned the ________ monk Christian of Oliva with the conversion of the pagan Prussians.
CarthusianCisterciansCatholic religious orderTrappists

Question 5: The results were edicts calling for ________ against the "marauding, heathen" Prussians.
Germanic ChristianityEast–West SchismChristianizationNorthern Crusades

Question 6: From 1191-93 ________ invaded Prussia, this time along the river Drewenz (Drwęca).
Bolesław IV the CurlyMieszko III the OldCasimir II the JustBolesław III Wrymouth

Question 7: During the 13th century, the Old Prussians were conquered by the ________, and gradually germanicized over the following centuries.
Teutonic KnightsGermanyThirteen Years' War (1454–66)Holy Roman Empire

Question 8: In 1525 Grand Master Albert of Brandenburg-Ansbach secularized the Order's Prussian territories into the Protestant ________, a vassal of the crown of Poland.
East PrussiaRoyal PrussiaDuchy of PrussiaLauenburg and Bütow Land

Question 9: More extensive mention of the Old Prussians in historical sources is in connection with ________, who was sent by Boleslaw I of the Polans.
Stanislaus of SzczepanówBanner of PolandAdalbert of PragueFlag of Poland

Question 10: ________ led to the belief that each Prussian tribe was named after a tribal leader or his wife, such as the mythical leader Warmo ruling the Warmians.
German languageDutch languageFalse etymologySwedish language

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