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Thirty Years' War: Quiz


Question 1: An opera adaptation by the same name was produced in the 1930s, written by ________.
Arnold SchoenbergOlivier MessiaenMunichKarl Amadeus Hartmann

Question 2: Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac (act IV is set during the siege of ________ in 1640).
BéthuneRely, Pas-de-CalaisArrasCucq

Question 3:
Who was a commander in the Thirty Years' War?
Mehmed IV
Frederick IV
Christian IV of Denmark
Mohammed IV of Morocco

Question 4:
Where did Thirty Years' War take place?
Near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Near Heliopolis, Egypt
near Freiburg, present-day Germany

Question 5: ________'s play Mother Courage and Her Children, an anti-war theatre piece, is set during the Thirty Years' War.
The DecisionNon-Aristotelian dramaBaal (play)Bertolt Brecht

Question 6: The position of Holy Roman Emperor was mainly titular, but the emperors, from the House of Habsburg, also directly ruled a large portion of Imperial territory (the ________, as well as Bohemia and Hungary).
Duchy of StyriaDuchy of CarinthiaDuchy of CarniolaArchduchy of Austria

Question 7: In addition, the displacement of civilian populations and the overcrowding of ________ into cities led to both disease and famine.

Question 8: ________'s Wallenstein trilogy (1799) is a fictional account of the downfall of this general.
Immanuel KantGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelFriedrich SchillerDavid Hume

Question 9: ________
The HolocaustList of accidents and disasters by death tollEthnic cleansingList of wars and disasters by death toll

Question 10: At the ________, Gustavus Adolphus's forces defeated the Catholic League led by General Tilly.
Edict of RestitutionBattle of Breitenfeld (1631)Thirty Years' WarBattle of Lützen (1632)


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