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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: Quiz


Question 1: Upon his mother's death in 1895, he succeeded her as the 9th Lord Nairne in the ________.
Peerage of EnglandDuke of AthollPeerage of ScotlandPeerage of Great Britain

Question 2: While the railway to ________ was not completed, this did not stop the Governor General from travelling throughout the Rockies on horseback and by boat.
CanadaBritish ColumbiaAlbertaOntario

Question 3: The present-day town of Lansdowne, Garhwal in ________, India, was established in 1887 and named after him.

Question 4: The Prime Minister, Lord Salisbury, appointed Lord Lansdowne to the post of ________ in June 1895.
Secretary of State for WarH. H. AsquithWinston ChurchillDavid Lloyd George

Question 5: Lord Lansdowne was Governor General during turbulent times in ________.
CanadaBarbadosUnited KingdomUnited States

Question 6: Lord Lansdowne entered the ________ as a member of the Liberal Party in 1866.
Parliament of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 7: He continued in that office under Salisbury's successor ________.
Arthur BalfourAlec Douglas-HomeHarold MacmillanAnthony Eden

Question 8: The North-West Rebellion of 1885 and the controversy of its leader, ________, posed a serious threat to the stability of Canada.
First NationsRed River RebellionMétis people (Canada)Louis Riel

Question 9: On his second trip out west, Lord Lansdowne took the new ________, and was the first Governor General to use the line all the way out west.
Canadian Pacific RailwayUnion Pacific RailroadCanadian National RailwayVia Rail

Question 10: The unpreparedness of the ________ during the Second Boer War brought calls for Lansdowne's impeachment in 1899.
Royal Military PoliceTerritorial Army (United Kingdom)British ArmyBritish Armed Forces


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