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Question 1: ________, 348 U.S. 26 (1954)
Felix FrankfurterBerman v. ParkerSherman MintonHugo Black

Question 2: The term compulsory purchase, also originating in the mid-19th century, is used primarily in ________ (see compulsory purchase order), and some other jurisdictions that follow the elements of English law.
England and WalesUnited KingdomScotlandCardiff

Question 3: The ________ states in its Article 14 (3) the "an expropriation is only allowed for the public good" and just compensation must be made.
Constitution of BelgiumConstitution of AustriaConstitution of the NetherlandsBasic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany

Question 4: In ________ expropriation is governed by federal or provincial statutes.
BarbadosUnited KingdomCanadaUnited States

Question 5: ________ practices eminent domain under the Land Acquisitions Act which allows it to carry out its Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme for urban renewal.

Question 6: In many European nations, the ________ provides protection from appropriation of private property by the state.
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsInternational human rights lawInternational Covenant on Civil and Political RightsEuropean Convention on Human Rights

Question 7: The Mugabe Government argued that the ________ was necessary to redistribute the land to Zimbabweans dispossessed of their lands during colonialism.
Land reform in NamibiaLand reform in EthiopiaRobert MugabeLand reform in Zimbabwe

Question 8: Some U.S. states, including New York and ________ use the term appropriation as a synonym for the exercising of eminent domain powers.
LouisianaUnited StatesArkansasMississippi

Question 9: During the Hundred Years War in the 14th century, ________ used the Crown's right of purveyance for massive expropriations.
Richard II of EnglandEdward II of EnglandEdward III of EnglandEdward I of England

Question 10: In 1427, a statute was passed granting commissioners of sewers in ________ the power to take land without compensation.
Lincoln, LincolnshireLincolnshireNorthamptonshireGrimsby


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