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Utrecht (province): Quiz


Question 1: Important cities in the province are its capital (also called Utrecht), ________ and Zeist.

Question 2: In the north are big lakes formed by the digging of ________ from bogs formed after the last ice age.
SoilPeatLandslideWater well

Question 3: However, the Habsburg rule did not last long, as Utrecht joined the revolt of the United Provinces against Charles's son ________ in 1579.
Philip IV of SpainCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorPhilip III of SpainPhilip II of Spain

Question 4: In the Middle Ages, most of the area of the current province was ruled by the ________.
Duchy of LimburgBishopric of UtrechtSeventeen ProvincesRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Utrecht

Question 5: Utrecht makes up one region of the ________ world region code system, having the code ISO 3166-2:NL-UT.
ISO 3166-1OpenDocumentInternational Organization for StandardizationOffice Open XML

Question 6: The towns of Oudewater, Woerden and Vianen were transferred from the province of ________ to Utrecht in 1970, 1989 and 2002 respectively.
DordrechtSouth HollandThe HagueRotterdam

Question 7: In the east of Utrecht lies the Utrecht Hill Ridge (Dutch: Utrechtse Heuvelrug), a chain of hills left as lateral moraine by tongues of glacial ice after the Saline glaciation that preceded the last ________.
Quaternary glaciationLast glacial periodIce ageLittle Ice Age

Question 8: In ________, Utrecht was held by German forces until the general capitulation of the Germans in the Netherlands on May 5, 1945.
World War IISoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 9: Because of the scarcity of nutrients in the fast-draining sandy soil, the greatest part of a landscape that was formerly heath has been planted with ________ plantations.
PinePinophytaTsugaScots Pine

Question 10: It is bordered by the Eemmeer in the north, Gelderland in the east, the river Rhine in the south, South Holland in the west, and ________ in the northwest.
HoornAmsterdamNorth HollandHaarlem

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