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Charlemagne Quiz

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The name Charlemagne is an abbreviation for what title?
Charles Magnus
Charlton Maines
Chartel Magnet
Charfort Magnum

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In 768, Charlemagne rose to power to his people as king. What Germanic people was this?
The Huns
The Franks
The Normans
The Saxons

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What other Frankish ruler was Charlemagne's father and mentor?
Pepin the Rude
Pepin the Short
Pepin the Arrogant
Pepin the Fool

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In retrospect, historians call the combined empire of Charlemagne and his offspring by which of the following names?
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The Nicean Empire
The Norman Empire
The Ottoman Empire
The Carolingian Empire

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Initially, Charlemagne ruled the Franks alongside his brother. What was this brother and co-king's name?
Hubert I
Wexel II
Manfort I
Carloman I

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By 774, Charlemagne conquered what other Germanic people in Italy to defend the papacy?
The Lombards
The Huns
The Awnols
The Hepses

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In October, 782, Charlemagne ordered a massacre of villagers because they refused to convert to his religion. What was the name of this tragedy?
The Massacre of Lipshire
The Massacre of Mittel
The Massacre of Verden
The Massacre of Wallach

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Charlemagne supported what religious practice in Byzantine which believed in destroying religious symbols because they were idolatrous?
The Iconomast
The Iconocast
The Iconoflam
The Iconoclasm

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In a strange twist of history, what antipope canonized Charlemagne for his religious contributions?
Wilhelm IV
Paschal III
Godfrey I
Miklab II

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As decreed by the pope of the time, Charlemagne was crowned the first emperor of what legendary empire?
The Weiland Empire
The Norman Empire
The Frankish Empire
The Holy Roman Empire

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What pope crowned Charlemagne as the first Holy Roman Emperor?
Innocent II
Leo III
Sixtus V
Gabriel II

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Charlemagne's tomb rests in what German city which also served as the unofficial capital of his empire?
Bismarck
Lisbon
Aachen
Munich

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Because of how much his legacy impacted the history of Europe, which of the following titles is often applied to Charlemagne?
"The Father of Europe"
"The Saint of Europe"
"The Perpetuator of Monarchy"
"The Mastermind of Royalty"

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