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Question 1: In association with the ________, the military orders of the Knights Hospitallers and the Knights Templars were founded.
Counter-ReformationEast–West SchismCrusadesFirst seven Ecumenical Councils

Question 2: Architecture of a Romanesque style also developed simultaneously in the north of Italy, parts of France and in the Iberian Peninsula in the 10th century and prior to the later influence of the ________.
PopeCluny AbbeyPope Callixtus IIPope Gelasius II

Question 3: In England, France and the Netherlands such pictures were systematically destroyed in bouts of Reformation ________.
Orthodox ChurchTen CommandmentsIconoclasmByzantine Iconoclasm

Question 4: The invasion of England by ________, in 1066, saw the building of both castles and churches which reinforced the Norman presence.
William I of EnglandHenry II of EnglandRichard I of EnglandHenry I of England

Question 5: In parts of France and Italy there are strong links to the pierced capitals of ________.
Byzantine architectureConstantinopleByzantine EmpireHagia Sophia

Question 6: ________, located near the western extremity of Galicia (present day Spain) became the most important pilgrimage destination in Europe.
PadrónA CoruñaSalamancaSantiago de Compostela

Question 7: There are many variations on this theme, most notably at ________ where the mouldings and shafts of the piers are of exceptional richness and the huge masonry columns are deeply incised with geometric patterns.
Durham CathedralWestminster AbbeyCanterbury CathedralYork Minster

Question 8: If the ________ was the dedicatee of the church, she might replace Christ here.
Saint JosephJesusMary (mother of Jesus)Biblical Magi

Question 9: In England, ________ has maintained this form, despite the insertion of a huge Gothic window between the towers.
Canterbury CathedralSouthwell MinsterExeter CathedralYork Minster

Question 10: ________, An Outline of European Architecture.
GermanyPenguin BooksEnglandNikolaus Pevsner


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