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Question 1: In smaller boroughs, a town council was formed for the area of the abolished borough, while ________ were formed in other former boroughs.
ShropshireWiltshireCharter trusteesLocal Government Act 1972

Question 2: Districts may apply to the British Crown for the grant of borough status upon advice of the ________.
Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)Parliament of the United KingdomHer Majesty's Most Honourable Privy CouncilLord Chancellor

Question 3: It was previously used in ________, Ontario, to denote suburban municipalities.
Toronto IslandsYork, Upper CanadaMetropolitan TorontoToronto waterfront

Question 4: Debates on the Reform Bill (eventually the ________) had highlighted the variations in systems of governance of towns, and a Royal Commission was set up to investigate the issue.
Reform Act 1832Electoral Administration Act 2006Municipal Corporations Act 1835Reform Act 1867

Question 5: In principle, the term borough designates a self-governing ________ although, in practice, official use of the term varies widely.

Question 6: In ________, the term "borough" is an occasionally used term for a local government area.
CanadaUnited KingdomAustraliaBarbados

Question 7: With New York City, for instance, each of the five counties which make up New York City are also called boroughs (New York County or Manhattan, ________, Kings County or Brooklyn, Queens County, Richmond County or Staten Island).
The BronxNew York metropolitan areaAlbany, New YorkWestchester County, New York

Question 8: Similar structures have been created under different types of legal status over the years in Israel, notably Kiryat Haim in Haifa, Jaffa in Tel Aviv-Yafo and Ramot and ________ in Jerusalem.
Old City (Jerusalem)Pisgat Ze'evNeve YaakovGilo

Question 9: ________, as a type of municipality comparable to a town.
ConnecticutPennsylvaniaNorth CarolinaNew Jersey

Question 10: Boroughs also exist in the Canadian province of Quebec and formerly in Ontario, in some states of the United States, in ________, and formerly in New Zealand.


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