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Question 1: the ________ at least up to the mid 19th century, and the Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell.
Richard II of EnglandEdward III of EnglandList of English monarchsJohn of England

Question 2: In the modern ________, and the armies of various Commonwealth nations, the term Captain General is used generally when describing the ceremonial head of the artillery corps.
British ArmyBritish Armed ForcesTerritorial Army (United Kingdom)Royal Military Police

Question 3: The term "captain general" can also be used to translate Spanish capitán general or Portuguese capitão-mor, administrative titles used in the Spanish Empire and the Portuguese Empire, especially in the ________.
AmericasAmericas (terminology)South AmericaNorth America

Question 4: [2]One Capain-General that sailed under the Spanish flag that is now well known was ________, leader of the first fleet to sail around the world.
Portuguese EmpireSpainSpanish EmpireFerdinand Magellan

Question 5: During the Portuguese Restoration War, after 1640, the "Captain-General of the Arms of the Kingdom", become the commander-in-chief of the ________, under the direct authority of the War Council and the King.
Portuguese Armed ForcesPortuguese ArmyPortugalLisbon

Question 6: Briefly abolished by the Second Spanish Republic, it was restored by/for ________ in 1938.
Spanish StateJosé Luis Rodríguez ZapateroJosé María AznarFrancisco Franco

Question 7: Capitán General was the military title given to the Spanish military governor of a province of the ________, in the colonies usually also the president of the civilian audiencia (court of law).
Habsburg SpainPortuguese EmpireBritish EmpireSpanish Empire

Question 8: ________, a description of the various general officer ranks, including the full general which is the successor to captain general.
Brigadier GeneralSecond LieutenantGeneral officerMilitary rank

Question 9: It has only happened three times in Chile's history (Bernardo O'Higgins, Ramon Freire and ________).
Salvador AllendePope John Paul IIAugusto PinochetFidel Castro

Question 10: No later than the fall of ________ (1492) the title was conferred also to officers with full jurisdiction of every person subject to fuero militar in a certain territorial circumscription.
Iznalloz, GranadaGranadaBubiónBaza, Granada


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