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George Canning: Quiz


Question 1: Regardless, along with Whigs such as Burke, Canning himself would become considerably more conservative in the early 1790s after witnessing the excessive radicalism of the ________.
National Constituent AssemblyFrench RevolutionFrench DirectoryNational Convention

Question 2: So when Canning decided to enter politics he sought and received the patronage of the leader of the "Tory" group, ________.
Henry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthRobert WalpoleSpencer PercevalWilliam Pitt the Younger

Question 3: William Pitt Canning (1802-1828), died from drowning in ________, Portugal
AzoresMadagascarSaint HelenaMadeira

Question 4: Lord Dudley - ________
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth AffairsHome SecretaryChancellor of the ExchequerLeader of the House of Commons

Question 5: In 1793, thanks to the help of Pitt, Canning became a Member of Parliament for Newtown on the ________, a rotten borough.
PortsmouthSouthamptonReading, BerkshireIsle of Wight

Question 6: ________, the Master of the Mint, enters the cabinet
William Pitt the YoungerGeorge CanningGeorge TierneyHenry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth

Question 7: Canning was born at his parents' home in Queen Anne Street, Marylebone, ________.

Question 8: However, the King appointed ________ instead, and Canning left office once more.
Henry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthFrederick Robinson, 1st Viscount GoderichGeorge CanningSpencer Perceval

Question 9: Stratford Canning's financial support allowed the young Canning to study at Eton College and ________.
Oriel College, OxfordJesus College, OxfordMerton College, OxfordChrist Church, Oxford

Question 10: The Duke of Portland - ________
Lord ChancellorLord Privy SealHome SecretaryLord Speaker


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