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Question 1: [1][12] Contemporaneously, the underlying notion of Cornish culture is that it is distinct from the culture of England, despite its ________, and that it is instead part of a Celtic tradition.
GermanisationAnglicisationCultural assimilationChristianization

Question 2: [73] Trevithick's most significant success was a high-pressure steam engine used to pump water and refuse from mines, but he was also the builder of the first full-scale working railway ________.
4-8-44-6-2Steam locomotive4-6-4

Question 3: [85] However, the global connections of the remaining Cornish diaspora, which is concentrated in English-speaking countries such as Australia, ________, South Africa and the United States, are "very strong".
CanadaUnited KingdomBelizeBarbados

Question 4: Cornish identity has been adopted by migrants into Cornwall, as well as by emigrant and descendant communities from Cornwall—the ________.
CamborneTruroRedruthCornish diaspora

Question 5: [28] Although "decidedly modern" and "largely retrospective" in its ________, Cornish and Celtic associations have advanced the notion of a distinct Cornish national and ethnic identity since the late 20th century.
Identity politicsFeminismCombahee River CollectiveBlack feminism

Question 6: It is closely related to the ________, and to a lesser extent shares commonalities with the Welsh language,[101] although they are not mutually understandable.
Cornish languageManx languageIrish languageBreton language

Question 7: [92] Although an international gold rush, the Cornish overwhelmingly formed the skilled labour force in the Witwatersrand, until the outbreak of the ________ prompted a retreat.
South AfricaSouth African Wars (1879–1915)Second Boer WarSanna's Post

Question 8: The ________ had a major impact upon the Cornish people.
William RadcliffeTextile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionIndustrial RevolutionThomas Highs

Question 9: Throughout classical antiquity the Celts spoke ________, and formed a series of tribes, cultures and identities, notably the Picts and Gaels in the north and the Britons in the south.
Celtic languagesCeltic nationsModern CeltsPan-Celticism

Question 10: In the first half of the 19th century, the Cornish people were leaders in tin and ________ smelting, while mining in Cornwall was the people's major occupation.
PalladiumSilverGoldCopper







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