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Question 1: It became the seat of a celebrated university in the middle of the 15th century; but the revocation of the ________ in 1685 struck a fatal blow at its industry, commerce and population.
Edict of NantesHuguenotFrench Wars of ReligionFreedom of religion

Question 2: In the fifth century, control of Valentia passed from the Romans to the ________ and other barbarians: In 413, the Goths under Ataulf besieged and captured the usurper Jovinus at Valentia on behalf of the emperor Honorius.
Iranian peoplesAlansSarmatiansScythians

Question 3: Valence (Occitan Valença) is a commune in south-eastern ________, the capital of the department of Drôme, situated on the left bank of the Rhône, 65 miles (105 km) south of Lyon on the railway to Marseille.
United KingdomItalyFranceCanada

Question 4: In the 16th century Valence became the center of ________ for the province in 1563.
ChristianityChristian denominationProtestantismBaptist

Question 5: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightPublic domainCopyright infringement

Question 6: Sébastien Chabal (born 8 December 1977), rugby union player, Number eight for the ________ and France.
Northampton SaintsGloucester RugbyHarlequin F.C.Sale Sharks

Question 7: It became a colony under ________, and was an important town of Viennensis Prima under Valentinian I.
AugustusDomitianTiberiusRoman Emperor

Question 8: It suffered extensive damage in the ________, but it was restored in the first decade of the 17th century.
French Wars of ReligionEuropean wars of religionHistory of FranceEarly Modern France

Question 9: Three years later, Aetius settled the ________ in the region, which became part of their kingdom until 534.
VandalsGermanic peoplesBurgundiansAlamanni

Question 10: In 440, ________ led by Sambida were given deserted lands in Valentia by the Romans[1].
ScythiansAlansIranian peoplesSarmatians


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