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Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton: Quiz


Question 1: His sons Sir Charles FitzRoy (1796‚Äď1858), governor of ________, and Robert FitzRoy, the hydrographer, were notable for their achievements.
New South WalesAustraliaQueenslandVictoria (Australia)

Question 2: However, a year later, his grandfather died and he succeeded as 3rd Duke of Grafton, which elevated him to the ________.
House of LordsHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 3: ________ and Leader of the House of Commons: Lord North
Winston ChurchillChancellor of the ExchequerGordon BrownHarold Macmillan

Question 4: He became ________ in Lord North's ministry (1771) but resigned in 1775, being in favour of conciliatory action towards the American colonists.
Home SecretaryLord ChancellorLord Privy SealLord Speaker

Question 5: Lord Euston was educated at Westminster School, made the ________ and obtained a degree at Peterhouse, Cambridge.
Female sex tourismHotelTourismGrand Tour

Question 6: Prime Minister, ________, and Leader of the House of Lords: The Duke of Grafton
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth AffairsChancellor of the ExchequerFirst Lord of the TreasuryLeader of the House of Commons

Question 7: He was a son of Lord Augustus FitzRoy and Elizabeth Cosby, daughter of Colonel William Cosby, who served as a colonial ________.
Hamilton FishList of Governors of New YorkDavid PatersonMario Cuomo

Question 8: In 1756, he entered Parliament as MP for Boroughbridge, a pocket borough; several months later, he switched constituencies to ________, which was controlled by his family.
Sudbury, SuffolkBury St EdmundsMildenhall, SuffolkEye, Suffolk

Question 9: However, he retired the following year, and Pitt (by then Lord Chatham) formed a ministry in which Grafton was ________ but not Prime Minister.
Leader of the House of CommonsChancellor of the ExchequerPrime Minister of the United KingdomFirst Lord of the Treasury

Question 10: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
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