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Question 1: Valenciennes was again almost completely destroyed during ________, and has since been rebuilt in concrete.
Second Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 2: The city was besieged by the ________ against Revolutionary France in 1793.
Expédition d'IrlandeHaitian RevolutionFrench Revolutionary WarsFirst Coalition

Question 3: In 1580, ________ took Valenciennes and Protestantism was eradicated there, but despite these conflicts Valenciennes remained under Spanish protection.
Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of ParmaAlexander Farnese, Duke of ParmaOdoardo Farnese (cardinal)Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma

Question 4: It lies on the ________ (French: Escaut) river.
Antwerp (province)LilleScheldtDijle

Question 5: Since their decline, reconversion attempts focus mainly on ________ production.
ThrottleDisc brakeAutomobileVacuum servo

Question 6: With its manufacturers of wool and fine ________, the city was able to become economically independent.
SilkSpandexOilskinLinen

Question 7: In 1008, a terrible ________ brought the Plague.
MalnutritionFood securityOverpopulationFamine

Question 8: In July 1795, one year after the execution of Robespierre put an end to the ________, the Republicans of Valenciennes tortured, raped and guillotined 5 Ursuline nuns.
Reign of TerrorJacques HébertFrench RevolutionNational Convention

Question 9: In 923 it passed to the Duchy of Lower Lotharingia dependent on the ________.
Holy Roman EmpireFranciaByzantine EmpireGerman Empire

Question 10: Queen consort of ________ Philippa of Hainault
United KingdomScotlandEnglandWales
















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