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Question 1: Otto unsuccessfully besieged Manso I of Amalfi in ________, but in the end obtained the recognition of his authority from all the Lombard principalities.
SalernoAlbanellaAltavilla SilentinaAgropoli

Question 2: Crossing the Alps in what is today Switzerland, he reconciled with his mother at ________ and then celebrated the Christmas of 980 in Ravenna.

Question 3: Just as the news reached him of a general rising of the ________ tribes on the eastern frontier of Germany, he died in his palace in Rome on December 7, 983.
South SlavsSlavic peoplesSerbsSlavic languages

Question 4: He met with little resistance, but sickness among his troops compelled him to raise the siege of ________, and on the return journey the rearguard of his army was destroyed and the baggage seized by the French.
Évry, EssonneMarseilleVersaillesParis

Question 5: When Otto moved from ________, he met with a severe defeat near Stilo in July 982 (in which, among the others, al-Qasim was killed).

Question 6: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Public domainCopyrightCopyright infringementIntellectual property

Question 7: Otto II (955 – December 7, 983, ________), called the Red, was the third ruler of the Saxon or Ottonian dynasty, the son of Otto the Great and Adelaide of Italy.

Question 8: His successor ________ had fled to Constantinople and Benedict VII, former bishop of Sutri, was now pope.
Antipope Boniface VIIAntipopeAnastasius BibliothecariusAntipope John XVI

Question 9: After Otto had crushed an attempt by Henry to regain Bavaria, King Lothair of France invaded Lorraine with an army of 20,000 and occupied the capital ________ for five days.

Question 10: He also obtained a settlement with the ________, whose help was much needed after the defeat of Stilo.
ItalyRepublic of VeniceHistory of the Republic of VeniceHistory of Italy

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