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Question 1: Following a referendum in 1997, in which the Scottish electorate gave their consent; a Scottish Parliament and devolved Scottish Government were established by the Labour government of ________.
Clement AttleeTony BlairGordon BrownHarold Wilson

Question 2: The Secretary of State was a member of the ________ and appointed by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to have responsibility for the domestic affairs of Scotland.
Politics of the United KingdomConstitution of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomCabinet of the United Kingdom

Question 3: ________, of the Scottish National Party (SNP) is the current First Minister of Scotland.
Scottish Parliament election, 2007Iain GrayAlex SalmondTavish Scott

Question 4: [20] The First Minister also has an office in the ________.
EdinburghScottish GovernmentScottish Parliament BuildingScotland

Question 5: The process was known as ________ and was initiated to give Scotland some measure of home rule or self governance in its domestic affairs, such as health, education and justice.
Scottish independenceUnited KingdomNorthern IrelandDevolution

Question 6: The First Minister of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Prìomh Mhinistear na h-Alba; Scots: Heid Meinister o Scotland) is the political leader of ________ and head of the Scottish Government.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 7: For example, ________, Deputy First Minister from 2005 to 2007, simultaneously held the post of Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning.
Nicol StephenScottish Parliament election, 2007Alex SalmondScottish Parliament election, 2003

Question 8: After accepting office, the First Minister takes the ________, as set out in the Promissory Oaths Act 1868.
Parliament of the United KingdomOath of Allegiance (United Kingdom)Northern IrelandMonarchy of the United Kingdom

Question 9: The First Minister is, by virtue of section 45(7) of the Scotland Act 1998, ex officio the Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland and his place in the ________ is determined by the holding of that office.
Order of precedence in Northern IrelandOrder of precedence in England and WalesOrder of precedence in ScotlandPolitics of Scotland

Question 10: [9] The oath is tendered by the ________ at a sitting of the Court in Parliament House in Edinburgh.
Procurator FiscalScots lawCourts of ScotlandLord President of the Court of Session

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