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Austen Chamberlain: Quiz


Question 1: Later he returned to government and became a member of the ________ in 1918.
Bonar LawWar CabinetDavid Lloyd GeorgeWinston Churchill

Question 2: He briefly returned to government in 1931 as First Lord of the Admiralty in Ramsay MacDonald's first National Government, but soon retired after having been forced to deal with the unfortunate ________.
Invergordon MutinyHMS Hood (51)Royal NavyUnited Kingdom

Question 3: Among others, Austen met and dined with the “Iron Chancellor” ________, an experience which was to hold a special place in his heart for the duration of his life.
Bernhard von BülowOtto von BismarckGeorg von HertlingLeo von Caprivi

Question 4: This speech, when delivered, was acclaimed by the four-time Prime Minister ________ as “one of the best speeches which has been made”.
Benjamin DisraeliH. H. AsquithWilliam Ewart GladstoneDavid Lloyd George

Question 5: Archival material relating to Austen Chamberlain listed at the UK ________
Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)The National ArchivesJudicial Appointments CommissionLord Chancellor

Question 6: With this in mind, Austen was dispatched first to France, where he studied at the ________ (best known as the Sciences Po).
Institut d'Études Politiques de ParisFree University of BerlinLondon School of EconomicsHEC Paris

Question 7: Chamberlain's understanding was that if Franco-German relations improved, France would gradually abandon the Cordon sanitaire, as the French alliance system in ________ was known between the wars[5].
Eastern EuropeCentral EuropeWestern EuropeBalkans

Question 8: In the wake of the struggle between his father and Balfour, Austen Chamberlain became ________ in 1903.
Chancellor of the ExchequerWinston ChurchillGordon BrownHarold Macmillan

Question 9: Chamberlain was opposed by Canadian-born ________, Walter Long and the Irish Unionist Sir Edward Carson, though given their standing in the party, only Chamberlain and Long had a realistic chance of success.
Winston ChurchillBonar LawHarold MacmillanStanley Baldwin

Question 10: At the second resignation of Bonar Law in May 1923 (Law would die from throat cancer later the same year), Chamberlain was passed over again for the leadership of the party in favour of ________.
Harold MacmillanWinston ChurchillStanley BaldwinNeville Chamberlain


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