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Question 1: In 1755, ________’s Dictionary defined a grammar school as: a school in which the learned languages are grammatically taught;[8] However by this time demand for these languages had fallen greatly.
James BoswellSamuel JohnsonEdmund BurkeJames Macpherson

Question 2: [3] For example, the oldest extant schools in Wales – Christ College, Brecon (founded 1541) and the ________ (1557) – were established on the sites of former Dominican monasteries.
Friars School, BangorBangor, GwyneddBangor CathedralBangor University

Question 3: [48] Early examples include Launceston Church Grammar School (1846), Pulteney Grammar School (1847), ________ (1855) and Melbourne Grammar School (1858).
Wesley College, MelbourneCaulfield Grammar SchoolScotch College, MelbourneGeelong Grammar School

Question 4: From ________ times, a grammar school was a school for the teaching of Latin (and later other classical languages).
Early Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 5: These schools were also the only ones that offered an extra term of school to prepare pupils for the competitive entrance exams for ________.
EnglandOxbridgeDurham UniversityBodleian Library

Question 6: [9] In Scotland, the burgh councils updated the curricula of their schools, so that Scotland no longer has grammar schools in any of the senses discussed here, though some, such as ________, retain the name.
Robert Gordon's CollegeAberdeen Grammar SchoolAlbyn SchoolUnited Kingdom

Question 7: There were also 179 ________, which took between one quarter and one half of their pupils from the state system, and the rest from fee-paying parents.
Comprehensive schoolDirect grant grammar schoolGrant-maintained schoolTripartite System

Question 8: With the foundation of the ________ from the late 12th century, grammar schools became the entry point to a liberal arts education, with Latin seen as the foundation of the trivium.
ScotlandAncient universityUniversity CourtDurham University

Question 9: The ________ claimed to have ensured the continuation of the grammar school system in the Province as part of the St Andrews Agreement in October 2006.
Ulster Unionist PartySinn FéinDemocratic Unionist PartySocial Democratic and Labour Party

Question 10: Grammar schools along the lines of those in Great Britain were set up for members of the ________ prior to its disestablishment in 1871.
Episcopal Church (United States)Church of EnglandAnglicanismChurch of Ireland


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