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Duchy of Cornwall: Quiz


Question 1: 1791–1796: ________[62]
Lord Hugh SeymourJohn Willett PayneSir Thomas Pasley, 1st BaronetAmerican Revolutionary War

Question 2: The eldest son of the reigning British monarch inherits the duchy and title of ________ at the time of his birth, or of his parent's succession to the throne.
Charles, Prince of WalesDuke of RothesayDuke of YorkDuke of Cornwall

Question 3: As a crown body managed by the ________, the duchy is exempt from paying corporation tax, but, since 1993, the Prince of Wales has voluntarily paid income tax.
Cabinet OfficeHome OfficeCrown EstateDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport

Question 4: 1808–1816: ________[27]
Richard Brinsley SheridanCharles James FoxGeorge CanningDavid Garrick

Question 5: The duchy of Cornwall (that is, Cornwall) was excluded from this legal arrangement, so today the crown estates have no ________ in Cornwall.
Forum shoppingJurisdictionLis alibi pendensForum non conveniens

Question 6: The duchy of Cornwall is one of two royal duchies in ________, the other being the duchy of Lancaster.
WalesScotlandUnited KingdomEngland

Question 7: In 1780, ________ sought to curtail further the power of the crown by removing the various principalities which existed.
Adam SmithJames BoswellEdmund BurkeSamuel Johnson

Question 8: Thomas Pemberton Leigh, Attorney General to the duchy of Cornwall, collated a large body of evidence in the 1858 ________ that showed Cornwall to be extra-territorial to England.
TruroCornish languageCornish Foreshore CaseRevived Cornish Stannary Parliament

Question 9: (If the monarch has no son, the estates of the duchy are held by the crown, and there is no duke.) The current duke is ________.
Charles, Prince of WalesPrince Philip, Duke of EdinburghPrince William of WalesPrince Harry of Wales

Question 10: High sheriffs must, by law, swear an oath of ________ to the sovereign, but the high sheriff of Cornwall swears an oath of allegiance to the duke.
AbjurationUnited StatesAllegianceEngland


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