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Question 1: Despite not being founded until after the first in these series of Acts, the ________ shares all the features contained therein.
University of DundeeUniversity of BristolUniversity of St AndrewsUniversity of Glasgow

Question 2: While both institutions were universities, and would be considered ancient, the ________ uniting the two specified that the date of the foundation of the new united university would be taken to be that of the older King's College.
Common lawLegal systems of the worldAct of ParliamentLaw

Question 3: The ancient universities are distinctive in offering the Magister Artium/Master of Arts (M.A.) as an undergraduate ________.
Bachelor's degreePostgraduate educationDoctorateAcademic degree

Question 4: The ________ uses the term 'older universities' to refer to St Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
Ancient university governance in ScotlandUniversity CourtKing's College, AberdeenAncient university

Question 5: In 1413 Avignon Pope Benedict XIII issued six bulls confirming the charter and constituting the society a ________.
UniversityPrivate schoolCollegeGymnasium (school)

Question 6: The first 'new university' of the era (see: plate glass university) was the ________, chartered in 1964 but having existed in various forms as an academic institution since 1796.
University of StrathclydeUniversity of GlasgowGlasgow Caledonian UniversityHeriot-Watt University

Question 7: The University was established by a Royal Charter granted by ________ in 1582.
Charles I of EnglandJames I of EnglandCharles II of EnglandJames II of England

Question 8: The University of Dundee was established as an independent institution by ________ in 1967, but has a long history going back well into the 19th century.
Rutgers UniversityRoyal charterUnited KingdomMcGill University

Question 9: The ________ owed its origin to a society formed in 1410 by Laurence of Lindores, archdeacon Richard Cornwall, bishop William Stephenson and others.
University of GlasgowUniversity of CambridgeUniversity of OxfordUniversity of St Andrews

Question 10: As a result, the ________ is usually considered alongside the ancient universities, particularly those in a Scottish context.
University of DundeeUniversity of GlasgowUniversity of BristolUniversity of St Andrews


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