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  • Lady Sybil Grant (pictured), the eldest daughter of the British Prime Minister Lord Dalmeny, in her later years, became an eccentric, spending most of her time in a caravan or up a tree, communicating to her butler through a megaphone?

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Question 1: Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland________
Kenneth ClarkeAlan JohnsonSecretary of State for Education and SkillsRab Butler

Question 2: There were two future prime ministers in the Cabinet, Home Secretary Herbert Asquith, and Secretary of State for War ________.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonArthur BalfourHenry Campbell-BannermanDavid Lloyd George

Question 3: Dalmeny was educated at ________, from 1865 until 1869.
Christ Church, OxfordOriel College, OxfordJesus College, OxfordMerton College, Oxford

Question 4: Rosebery was born in his parents' house in Charles Street, ________, on 7 May 1847.

Question 5: Mentmore Towers in ________, a huge neo-Renaissance stately home, sold in the 1970s.

Question 6: Rosebery unveiled the statue of Robert Burns in ________ on 6 April 1882.
DumfriesDumfries and GallowayWigtownUnited Kingdom

Question 7: At Eton, Rosebery notably attacked ________ for his despotism, and went on to praise his Whig forebears - his ancestor, James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope, was a minister to George I of Great Britain.
Charles I of EnglandCharles II of EnglandJames II of EnglandJames I of England

Question 8: This occurred 9 times during Rosebery's lifetime, most notably for the 1900 ________ match against England, which the Scots won 4–1.
British Home ChampionshipIreland national football team (1882–1950)England and Scotland football rivalryRous Cup

Question 9: Lord Rosebery – ________, Lord President of the Council, and Leader of the House of Lords
First Lord of the TreasuryLeader of the House of CommonsChancellor of the ExchequerPrime Minister of the United Kingdom

Question 10: Rosebery's second period as Foreign Secretary predominantly involved quarrels with ________ over Uganda.
ItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada


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