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Question 1: Queen Adelaide's name is probably best remembered in the ________ state of South Australia, founded during the brief reign of William IV.
BarbadosUnited KingdomCanadaAustralia

Question 2: [19] Unbelievable rumours circulated that she was having an affair with her ________, the Tory Lord Howe, but almost everyone at court knew that Adelaide was inflexibly pious and was always faithful to her husband.
Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl SpencerEdward BondHenry Carey, 1st Baron HunsdonLord Chamberlain

Question 3: Archival material relating to Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen listed at the UK ________
Judicial Appointments CommissionMinistry of Justice (United Kingdom)The National ArchivesLord Chancellor

Question 4: The ________ are impaled with her father's arms as Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.
In My Defens God Me DefendRoyal coat of arms of ScotlandCoat of arms of EnglandRoyal coat of arms of the United Kingdom

Question 5: She died during the reign of her niece Queen Victoria, on 2 December 1849 of natural causes at Bentley Priory in ________ and was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
Greater LondonLondon Government Act 1963MiddlesexLondon borough

Question 6: The capital city of ________ was named after her at its founding in 1836; the Queen Adelaide Club for women is still active there, and a bronze statue of Queen Adelaide stands in the foyer of the Town Hall.
MelbourneDarwin, Northern TerritorySouth AustraliaAdelaide

Question 7: She never spoke about politics in public, however, she was strongly ________.
ConservatismCanadaRed ToryTory

Question 8: Despite these unromantic circumstances, the couple settled amicably in ________ (where the cost of living was much lower than in England), and by all accounts were devoted to each other throughout their marriage.

Question 9: The King was crowned, and Adelaide was crowned as his queen consort, on 8 September 1831, at ________.
Westminster AbbeySt Augustine's AbbeyEly CathedralBath Abbey

Question 10:
In October 1834 a great fire destroyed much of the ________, which Adelaide considered divine retribution for the vagaries of reform.
Tower of LondonPalace of WhitehallWestminster AbbeyPalace of Westminster


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