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Question 1: Balmoral Castle is a large estate house situated in the area of ________, Scotland, known as Royal Deeside.
StonehavenKincardine and MearnsDrumoakAberdeenshire

Question 2: The estate has also been featured in the 1997 film Mrs. Brown, although it was substituted by Duns Castle on the ________.
Scottish BordersFifeOrkneyDumfries and Galloway

Question 3: Her initial decision not to return to ________ or to mourn more publicly was much criticised at the time.

Question 4: Farming is difficult because of the nature of the ground and the climate—there are seven ________ (mountains over 1,000m/3,000 ft) and most of the land lies over 300 m above sea level.
Ben MacduiMunroBen NevisMarilyn (hill)

Question 5: Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle would both have been too vulnerable, the former as being in the heart of London—a major target in its own right—and Windsor because of its proximity to ________.
London Stansted AirportLondon Heathrow AirportLondon City AirportLondon Gatwick Airport

Question 6: Her private discussions with Prime Minister ________ are dramatised in Stephen Frears' film The Queen (2006).
Clement AttleeHarold WilsonGordon BrownTony Blair

Question 7: In addition to Ballochbuie, a further 2,000 hectares of the estate (nearly 5,000 acres) are planted with trees, which also provide shelter for ________.
Reeves's MuntjacRed DeerFallow DeerElk

Question 8: Since 1987 an illustration of the castle has featured on the reverse side of £100 notes issued by the ________.
BarclaysRoyal Bank of ScotlandBank of IrelandNational Westminster Bank

Question 9: Balmoral also features in the ________ Episode: Tooth and Claw.
The Sarah Jane AdventuresCompanion (Doctor Who)Doctor WhoTorchwood

Question 10: The Queen was in residence at Balmoral at the time of the death of ________ in 1997.
Prince Harry of WalesCharles, Prince of WalesPrince William of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales


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