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George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham: Quiz


Question 1: George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, KG, PC (17 June 1753 ‚Äď 11 February 1813) was a British statesman; he was the second son of ________ and a brother of the 1st Baron Grenville.
George GrenvilleFrederick North, Lord NorthGeorge CanningRobert Walpole

Question 2: In September 1779 he succeeded his uncle as Earl Temple; in 1782 was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire; and in July of the same year became a member of the Privy Council and ________ in the Ministry of Lord Shelburne.
Northern IrelandLord Lieutenant of IrelandAct of Union 1800United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Question 3: He was appointed a ________ when the younger Pitt formed his Ministry in December 1783, but resigned two days later.
United KingdomSecretary of StatePope John Paul IIUnited States

Question 4: He died at his residence, Stowe in ________, on 11 February 1813, and was buried at Wotton.

Question 5: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightPublic domainIntellectual propertyCopyright infringement

Question 6: Educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford, he was appointed a Teller of the Exchequer in 1764, and ten years later was returned to Parliament as one of the Members for ________.

Question 7: By Royal Warrant he created the ________ in February 1783, with himself as the first Grand Master.
Order of St. PatrickOrder of the ThistleOrder of the GarterOrder of the Bath


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