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Question 1:
What type of government does British Guiana have?
District Government
with federal structure

Question 2:
What is British Guiana's current status?
Colonial protectorate federation
Incarcerated in Old Colony Correctional Center

Question 3: A group known as the Financial Representatives sat with the Court of Policy in a Combined Court to set ________ policies.
ExciseTaxTax havenIncome tax

Question 4:
What is the currency of British Guiana?
United States dollar
British West Indies dollar till 1965 then East Caribbean dollar till 1966.
- Jordanian dinar , in West Bank
Fiji dollar

Question 5: In 1938 the West India Royal Commission ("The Moyne Commission") was appointed to investigate the economic and social condition of all the British colonies in the ________ region after a number of civil and labour disturbances.
Latin AmericaCaribbeanNorth AmericaAmericas

Question 6: Effective British control began in 1796 during the French Revolutionary Wars, at which time the Netherlands were under French occupation and Great Britain and ________ were at war.
ItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada

Question 7: A British expeditionary force was dispatched from its colony of ________ to seize the colonies from the French-dominated Batavian Republic.
AnguillaBritish Virgin IslandsBarbadosCayman Islands

Question 8: 18th century
1708–1757  Minorca
since 1713  ________
1763–1782  Minorca
1798–1802  Minorca
Cayman IslandsGibraltarSaint HelenaTurks and Caicos Islands

Question 9: In 1840 the British Government assigned Robert Hermann Schomburgk to survey and mark out the western boundary of British Guiana with newly independent ________.

Question 10: On that date, at 12 midnight, British Guiana became the new nation of ________.

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