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Question 1: [5] Jersey was occupied by the French (as part of the ________) from 1461-1468.
Wars of the RosesEnglandRichard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of YorkHistory of England

Question 2: The grant of seigneurship from ________ forms the basis of Sark's constitution today.
Edward VI of EnglandHenry VIII of EnglandElizabeth I of EnglandJames I of England

Question 3: Both the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Jersey are British ________, but neither is part of the United Kingdom.
ScotlandEnglandCrown DependenciesBritish overseas territories

Question 4: The islands are not part of the ________, but are part of the Customs Territory of the European Community, by virtue of Protocol Three to the Treaty on European Union.
European UnionDenmarkGermanyEuropean Parliament

Question 5: Jersey always operated its own ________ services independently of the UK's national systems, but Guernsey did not establish its own telephone services until 1969.
Telephone exchangeTelephone related articlesAlexander Graham BellTelephone

Question 6: The islands have had their own ITV franchise, ________, since September 1962.
Sjónvarp FøroyaChannel Television1FLTVGibraltar Broadcasting Corporation

Question 7: The systems of government date from ________ times, which accounts for the names of the legislatures, the States, derived from the Norman 'États' or 'estates' (i.e.
EnglandCnut the GreatNormansNormandy

Question 8: Sark: les corbins ("crows" in ________, Dgèrnésiais and Jèrriais, les corbeaux in French): crows could be seen from sea on the island's coast.
Norman languageSercquiaisAuregnaisGuernésiais

Question 9: The Channel Islands have their own country-code top-level-domains (________) on the Internet, managed by a CHANNELISLES.NET.
Country code top-level

Question 10: UK stamps are no longer valid, but mail to the islands, and to the ________, is still charged at UK inland rates.
United KingdomRepublic of IrelandJerseyIsle of Man


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