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Question 1: The southernmost parts of historical Vorpommern (Gartz area) are now in ________, Germany, while its historical easternmost parts (Oder estuary, "Stettiner Zipfel") are in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland.
BrandenburgSilesian UprisingsSilesiaSaxony

Question 2: In the ________, the area became Christian and was ruled by local dukes of the House of Pomerania (Griffins) and the Samborides, at various times vassals of Denmark, the Holy Roman Empire and Poland.
High Middle AgesLate Middle AgesByzantine EmpireEarly Middle Ages

Question 3: Most of the region is coastal lowland of the North European Plain, its southern, hilly parts belong to the Baltic Ridge, a belt of terminal moraines formed during the ________.
Glacial periodLittle Ice AgeLast glacial periodPleistocene

Question 4: [1] It is inhabited primarily by Poles, ________ and Kashubians.
Ethnic GermansAustriaGermanyGermans

Question 5: Słupsk (________, 102,370)
UsedomŁebaPomeranian VoivodeshipHel Peninsula

Question 6: Pomerelia (most of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and northernmost parts of the ________), stretching from the Słupia River to the Vistula delta in the vicinity of Gdańsk.
Bydgoszcz VoivodeshipWłocławek CountyBrodnica CountyKuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Castle of the Pomeranian dukes in Szczecin (Stettin).
  Historical fishing boat ("Zeesenboot") in a Bodden.
  Section of a detailed map from Meyers Kleiner Hand-Atlas published by Julius Meyer in Leipzig, Germany and Wien, Austria in 1892.

Question 8: The Pomeranian State Museum in ________, dedicated to the history of Pomerania, has a variety of archeological findings and artefacts from the different periods covered in this article.
GreifswaldStargard SzczecińskiStralsundSzczecin

Question 9: Polish is the dominating language in the Polish part, Kashubian dialects are also spoken by the ________ in Pomerelia.
Recovered TerritoriesPomeraniaKashubiansPolish Corridor

Question 10: Following the empire's defeat in World War I, Pomerelia was transformed into the Polish Corridor and the ________.
Free City of DanzigWest PrussiaHistory of PomeraniaHistory of Pomerania (1806–1933)


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