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Question 1: Perhaps also citizenship must be granted only as a result of a religious test."[3] He was opposed by his cousin ________, a moderate Zionist who became the first High Commissioner of Palestine.
John Russell, 1st Earl RussellHenry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonH. H. AsquithHerbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

Question 2: Montagu led the Indian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference, where he opposed plans for dividing Turkey (including the Greek occupation of Smyrna and the projected removal of the Sultan from ________).
Hagia SophiaByzantine navyByzantine EmpireConstantinople

Question 3: However, he was strongly opposed to Zionism, which he called "a mischievous political creed", and opposed the ________ of 1917, which he considered "anti-semitic" and whose terms he managed to modify.
1948 Arab–Israeli WarArab–Israeli conflictBalfour Declaration of 1917Folke Bernadotte

Question 4: He was initially left out of ________'s coalition government, but in 1917 he was appointed Secretary of State for India, which he remained until March 1922, when he resigned.
Bonar LawDavid Lloyd GeorgeWinston ChurchillStanley Baldwin

Question 5: He was primarily responsible for the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms which led to the Government of India Act 1919 which committed the British to the eventual evolution of ________ to dominion status.
India and the Non-Aligned MovementLok SabhaIndiaResearch and Analysis Wing

Question 6: He was educated at Clifton College, the ________, University College London and Trinity College, Cambridge.
John Carpenter (town clerk)Greater LondonCity of WestminsterCity of London School

Question 7: He served under H. H. Asquith as Under-Secretary of State for India from 1910 to 1914, as Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 1914 to 1915 and again from 1915 to 1916 and as ________ (with a seat in the cabinet) in 1915 and 1916.
Cabinet of the United KingdomHome SecretaryChancellor of the ExchequerChancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Question 8: Montagu was elected ________ for Chesterton in 1906, a seat he held until 1918, and then represented Cambridgeshire until 1922.
Member of ParliamentUnicameralismParliamentary systemBicameralism


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