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County borough: Quiz


Question 1:
What type is thing is County borough?
Lieutenancy area
Dinner Theatre

Question 2: The threshold was raised to 100,000 by the ________.
Local Government Act 1972Greater ManchesterLocal Government Commission for England (1958–1967)Local Government Act 1958

Question 3: The Commission also recommended the downgrading of ________ to be a non-county borough, but this was not carried out.
Cudworth, South YorkshireDoncasterSheffieldBarnsley

Question 4: The ________ re-introduced the term for certain "principal areas" in Wales.
GwyneddDenbighshireCardiffLocal Government (Wales) Act 1994

Question 5: The Local Government Act 1972 abolished them in ________, but they are still used in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
England and WalesEnglish lawUnited KingdomScotland

Question 6: [1] A ________ was appointed in May 1935 to "investigate whether the existing status of Merthyr Tydfil as a county borough should be continued, and if not, what other arrangements should be made".
United KingdomNew ZealandCommonwealth realmRoyal Commission

Question 7: Scotland did not have county boroughs but instead ________.
OrkneyLocal Government (Scotland) Act 1973Counties of ScotlandFife

Question 8: County boroughs to be constituted in this era were a mixed bag, including some towns that would continue to expand such as ________ and Southend-on-Sea.

Question 9: Other towns such as ________ and Dewsbury were not to increase in population much past 50,000.
UttoxeterBurton upon TrentNewcastle-under-LymeLichfield

Question 10: ________, Torbay, and Solihull gained county borough status.
LutonReading, BerkshireSouthend-on-SeaLeagrave


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