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Question 1: After receiving his doctorate in philosophy at the ________, he taught theology there.
University of BolognaDuke UniversityUniversity of PisaSapienza University of Rome

Question 2: Later Rospigliosi worked closely with ________ (1623–1644), a Barberini Pope, where he worked in the Papal diplomacy as nuncio to Spain, among other posts.
Pope Alexander VIPope Innocent XCatholic ChurchPope Urban VIII

Question 3: Born Giulio Rospigliosi to a noble family of Pistoia, ________, he was a pupil of the Jesuits.
Grand Duchy of TuscanyDuchy of ParmaKingdom of EtruriaHouse of Medici

Question 4: He was also made vicar of Santa Maria Maggiore in ________.

Question 5: He embellished the city of Rome with famous works commissioned to ________, including the angels of Ponte Sant'Angelo and the colonnade of Saint Peter's Basilica.
Baroque architectureGian Lorenzo BerniniSt. Peter's BasilicaFountain

Question 6: Clement IX worked to strengthen Venetian defences against the Turks on the island of ________.

Question 7: Rospigliosi was an accomplished man of letters, who wrote poetry, dramas and libretti, as well as what may be the first ________.
Gilbert and SullivanMusical theatreComic operaOperetta

Question 8: After the accession of ________ (1655–67), he once again enjoyed papal favour.
Pope Innocent XPope John Paul IIPope Clement IXPope Alexander VII

Question 9: Pope Clement IX (28 January, 1600 –9 December, 1669), born Giulio Rospigliosi, was ________ from 1667 to 1669.
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchPopePope Benedict XVI

Question 10: During the reign of ________ (1644–55), who was hostile to the Barberini and their adherents, Rospigliosi continued his appointment as papal nuncio to the court of Spain.
Pope Alexander VIIPope Urban VIIIPope Clement XPope Innocent X


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