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E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax: Quiz


Question 1: In retirement from 1946 he returned to largely honorary pursuits as Chancellor of the University of Sheffield and the Order of the Garter and Chairman of the ________.
BBCRaidió Teilifís ÉireannNorwegian Broadcasting CorporationTG4

Question 2: During the war, he served as ________.
List of Ambassadors of the United Kingdom to RussiaList of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to the United StatesList of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to DenmarkList of ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Spain

Question 3: As such he is often regarded as one of the architects of the policy appeasement prior to ________.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 4: Lord Halifax features in the novel The Remains of the Day by ________ and also the 1993 film of the same name in which he is portrayed by the actor Peter Eyre.
Anne EnrightKazuo IshiguroIan McEwanWilliam Golding

Question 5: ________ at the University of York is named after Lord Halifax.
Alcuin CollegeJames CollegeDerwent CollegeHalifax College

Question 6: He was nicknamed the "Holy Fox" by Winston Churchill in reference to these pursuits, his title and also his religiosity, for like his father he was a devout ________.
CatholicismAnglo-CatholicismAnglicanismHigh church

Question 7: He was educated at Eton and ________, subsequently becoming a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and served as Member of Parliament for Ripon from 1910 to 1925 when he was elevated to the peerage.
Jesus College, OxfordOriel College, OxfordChrist Church, OxfordMerton College, Oxford

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