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Question 1: 20th century
1921-1937  ________
Northern IrelandIrelandIrish Free StateAnglo-Irish Treaty

Question 2: 17th Century
1685-1824  Bencoolen
SumatraWest SumatraAcehIndonesia

Question 3: In 1756 this struggle culminated in the fall of Calcutta to Nawab ________ followed by Clive’s battle of Plassey and recapture of the city.
Robert Clive, 1st Baron CliveBengalMir JafarSiraj ud-Daulah

Question 4: ________ and Singapore were also considered to be administratively a part of the Presidency until they were incorporated into the Crown Colony of the Straits Settlements in 1867.
Butterworth, PenangPenangMalaysiaGeorge Town, Penang

Question 5: Kitts and Nevis
1889–1962  Trinidad and Tobago

20th century
1958–1962  ________
AnguillaCayman IslandsWest Indies FederationBarbados

Question 6: During the next forty years the British had a long and hazardous struggle alike with the Mughal governors of the province and the ________ armies which invaded it.
Karhade BrahminGoaBhandariMaratha

Question 7: But a city called Bangala, near ________, which, although now washed away, is supposed to have existed in the Muslim period, appears to have given the name to the European world.
MaldivesMuscat, OmanChittagongMadagascar

Question 8: 19th century
since 1815  ________11
since 1816  Tristan da Cunha11
since 1833  Falkland Islands12
British Virgin IslandsAscension IslandSaint HelenaTurks and Caicos Islands

Question 9: 18th century
1762–1974  *Grenada
1763–1978  Dominica
since 1799  ________
Turks and Caicos IslandsCayman IslandsAnguillaBritish Virgin Islands

Question 10: So unsuccessful was the Permanent Settlement that it was not introduced in the North-Western Provinces (taken from the Marathas during the campaigns of ________ and Arthur Wellesley) after 1831, in Punjab after its conquegal.
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess CornwallisGerard Lake, 1st Viscount LakeIrelandEast India Company

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