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James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon: Quiz


Question 1: A president of the Ulster Women's Unionist Council, she was created a ________ in 1941.
Order of St Michael and St GeorgeOrder of the British EmpireOrders, decorations, and medals of the United KingdomOrder of the Bath

Question 2: He enlisted in the 3rd (militia) regiment of the Royal Irish Rifles on 11 January 1900 to serve in the ________.
Second Boer WarSouth African Wars (1879–1915)Sanna's PostSouth Africa

Question 3: He was also the recipient of honorary degrees from the Queen's University of Belfast (1922) and ________ (1926).
University of CambridgeUniversity of SouthamptonUniversity of OxfordOxford Brookes University

Question 4: He succeeded ________ as leader of the Ulster Unionist Party in February 1921.
Home Rule Act 1914Walter Long, 1st Viscount LongEdward Carson, Baron CarsonNorthern Ireland

Question 5: The Volunteers became the nucleus of the ________ during the Great War.
10th (Irish) Division36th (Ulster) DivisionIreland and World War I16th (Irish) Division

Question 6: In the 1921 Northern Ireland general election, the first ever, he was elected to the newly created Northern Ireland House of Commons as member for ________.
CrawfordsburnCounty DownNewcastle, County DownDownpatrick

Question 7: Craig rallied the Ulster unionist opposition to Irish Home Rule in Ulster before the First World War, organising the paramilitary Ulster Volunteers and buying arms from ________.
Holy Roman EmpireGerman EmpireGerman colonial empireAustria–Hungary

Question 8: On his return to ________, having received a £100,000 legacy from his father's will, he turned to politics, serving as Member of Parliament for East Down from 1906 to 1918.
IrelandWalesNorthern IrelandIrish people

Question 9: He was made a ________ in 1918, and was in 1927 created Viscount Craigavon, of Stormont in the County of Down.
Dame (title)BaronetHereditary peerHer Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council

Question 10: He was educated at Merchiston Castle School in ________, Scotland, his father had taken a conscious decision not to send his children to any the more fashionable public schools.
CardiffGlasgowNew Town, EdinburghEdinburgh


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