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Question 1: In April 1606 the Pope ________ the entire government of Venice and placed an interdict on the city.
BishopExcommunicationShunningNew Testament

Question 2: Pope Paul V (Rome, 17 September 1552 – 28 January 1621), born Camillo Borghese, was ________ from 16 May 1605 until his death.
Catholic ChurchPope John Paul IIPope Benedict XVIPope

Question 3: His first act was to send home to their sees the bishops who were sojourning in Rome, for the ________ had insisted that every bishop reside in his diocese.
First Council of NicaeaCouncil of TrentCouncil of ChalcedonCatholic Church

Question 4: Paul V died on 28 January 1621 in ________ and was succeeded by Gregory XV.

Question 5: He was born into the noble Borghese family of Siena which had recently fled to ________, and ROMANUS appears in most of his inscriptions.

Question 6: Paul met with ________ in 1616 after Cardinal Bellarmine had, on his orders, warned Galileo not to hold or defend the heliocentric ideas of Copernicus.
Scientific revolutionScientific methodIsaac NewtonGalileo Galilei

Question 7: In November 1615, Paul V welcomed the embassy of the Japanese samurai ________ in Rome.
Hasekura TsunenagaKirishitanKeichōNanban trade

Question 8: He began as a lawyer educated at Perugia and ________.
MonselicePaduaEste, ItalyAbano Terme

Question 9: In Rome the Pope financed the completion of St. Peter's Basilica, and improved the ________.
Vatican LibraryVatican Secret ArchivesVatican CityCatholic Church

Question 10: In June 1596 he was made Cardinal-Priest of Sant'Eusebio and ________ of Rome by Pope Clement VIII, and had as secretary Niccolò Alamanni.
Cardinal VicarPope Benedict XVIPapal conclaveVatican City


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