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Medieval Castles

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
Learn some interesting facts about these majestic structures of the past.

Question 1:

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Burg Hohenwerfen is an Austrian fortification dating back to the 11th century that towers high above the Salzach Valley. What collection makes the castle a unique?
Falconry collection
Torture devices
Coin collection
Wine collection


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One of Austria's most impressive medieval castles, Hochosterwitz Castle is located near Sankt Veit an der Glan in the state of Carinthia and is unique for its armoury and 14 fortified what?
Towers
Walls
Turrets
Gates


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The Egeskov Castle built in the 14th century is Europe's best preserved Renaissance water castle. In which country is the Egeskov Castle located?
Germany
Austria
Denmark
Poland


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Which famous artist was buried in a chapel in the castle Ch√Ęteau d'Amboise, located in the Loire Valley in France?
Peter Paul Rubens
Vincent van Gogh
Leonardo da Vinci
Pierre-Auguste Renoir


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The 16th century castle Amber Fort in Rajasthan state, India has a unique and at the same time very practical hall covered with what?
Plants
Marble
Gold
Mirrors


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The Colditz Castle near Leipzig in Germany was turned by the Nazi into what?
Tavern
High-security prison
Internment camp
Death camp


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Question 7:

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This Irish castle was the last to surrender to the Roundheads or Cromwellians during the Irish Confederate Wars.
Desmond Castle
Foulksrath Castle
Ross Castle
Ashford Castle


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Originally constructed in the 16th century, this Japanese castle was destroyed during an atomic bombing in 1945 and rebuilt in 1958.
Okazaki Castle
Hiroshima Castle
Nagasaki Castle
Yamanashi Castle


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Question 9:


It was from this Dutch castle that philosopher, playwright, and poet Hugo Grotius made his famous escape in a book-chest in 1621.
Castle Zwijnsbergen
Castle Loevestein
Castle Muiderslot
Castle Zuylen

Question 10:


The castle of Almourol is situated on a small island, in the middle of the Tagus river in which country?
France
UK
Portugal
Spain

 


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