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Question 1: Harald was buried at the church which is on the same site as today's ________.
Roskilde CathedralDenmarkSweyn ForkbeardCnut the Great

Question 2: The city's early importance is evident from the fact that the ________ was the only cathedral in Zealand until the 20th century.
Sweyn ForkbeardDenmarkRoskilde CathedralCnut the Great

Question 3: Since 1995 the cathedral has been listed as a UNESCO ________.
Universal Postal UnionFood and Agriculture OrganizationWorld Heritage SiteUnited Nations Human Rights Council

Question 4: It has grown to become one of the biggest music festivals in ________, with a diverse selection of music, including (but not limited to) rock, metal, hip-hop, electronica, dance and world music.
BalkansEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe

Question 5: According to Adam of Bremen and Saxo Grammaticus, in the 980s, ________ built a church and a royal estate in Roskilde.
Christopher of BavariaCnut the GreatHarald I of DenmarkSweyn Forkbeard

Question 6: Since 1971 the ________, a rock music festival, has been held annually on the fairgrounds near Roskilde.
Rock am Ring and Rock im ParkPinkpop FestivalRock WerchterRoskilde Festival

Question 7: Roskilde train station is a major stop between ________ and the region of Denmark located to its west.
StockholmReykjavíkHelsinkiCopenhagen

Question 8: Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, it was the first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick and its construction encouraged the spread of this style throughout northern ________.
EuropeEastern EuropeBalkansWestern Europe

Question 9: It is an ancient city, dating from the ________.
Pomerania during the Early Middle AgesVarangiansViking expansionViking Age

Question 10: More recently, with the establishment of the Viking Ship Museum in 1969, Roskilde has been recognised as a cultural and educational centre in Denmark with the first ________ in 1971 and the university which opened 1972.
Roskilde FestivalPinkpop FestivalRock am Ring and Rock im ParkRock Werchter







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