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Question 1: When he found her, the ________ was already in agony and only had time enough to tell the hero what has happened.
ElfFairyNymphNaiad

Question 2:
Where does Pyrenees come from?
/ France / UK
France / Spain
, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, Germany
France

Question 3: the absence of great ________, such as those that fill the lateral valleys of the Alps
VolcanoLakeEndorheic basinGreat Lakes

Question 4: The independent principality of ________ is sandwiched in the eastern portion of the mountain range between the Spanish Pyrenees and French Pyrenees.
SpainMonacoBelgiumAndorra

Question 5: A notable visual feature of this mountain range is La Brèche de Roland, a gap in the ridge line, which - according to legend - was created by ________.
CharlemagneRolandItalyOrlando Furioso

Question 6: Here, as in the other great mountain ranges of central Europe, there is great evidence of a much wider extension of the glaciers during the ________.
Little Ice AgeLast glacial periodIce ageQuaternary glaciation

Question 7: Some ________ are found in the western and especially the snowy central Pyrenees, but the eastern Pyrenees are without any glaciers - with the quantity of snow falling there being insufficient to cause their development.
GlacierCurrent sea level riseIce sheetLittle Ice Age

Question 8: They separate the ________ from the rest of continental Europe, and extend for about 430 km (267 mi) from the Bay of Biscay (Cap Higuer) to the Mediterranean Sea (Cap de Creus).
HispaniaIberian PeninsulaSpainPrehistoric Iberia

Question 9: The eastern part of the Pyrenees consists largely of ________ and gneissose rocks, while in the western part the granite peaks are flanked by layers of limestone.
FelsicGraniteBasaltIgneous rock

Question 10: the large number of the mountain torrents locally called gaves, which often form lofty waterfalls, surpassed in Europe only by those of ________
Nordic countriesSwedenDenmark–NorwayScandinavia
















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