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Question 1: He understood the relations of the European states, and the interests of ________ among them.
ScotlandUnited KingdomEnglandGreat Britain

Question 2: Named Secretary of State for the Southern Department on his return home, he soon became helplessly in conflict with the intrigues of Townshend and Sir ________.
William Pitt the YoungerHenry PelhamHenry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthRobert Walpole

Question 3: He also involved himself in the establishment of the ________, a charity championed by the Queen, for which he became a founding Governor .
Foundling HospitalEnglandThomas CoramRoyal Academy

Question 4: The family of Carteret was settled in the ________, and was of Norman descent.
EnglandUnited KingdomJerseyChannel Islands

Question 5: Carteret had inherited a one-eighth share in the ________ through his great-grandfather Sir George Carteret.
Colony of VirginiaColonial history of the United StatesProvince of CarolinaProvince of North Carolina

Question 6: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementCopyrightIntellectual propertyPublic domain

Question 7: This share was later defined as a 60-mile wide strip of land in ________ adjoining the Virginia boundary, and became known as the Granville District.
Georgia (U.S. state)South CarolinaNorth CarolinaPennsylvania

Question 8: His last act was to listen while on his death bed to the reading of the preliminaries of the ________.
Treaty of Paris (1763)West FloridaSeven Years' WarFrench and Indian War

Question 9: Archival material relating to John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville listed at the UK ________
Lord ChancellorMinistry of Justice (United Kingdom)Judicial Appointments CommissionThe National Archives

Question 10: But he reluctantly, and most unwisely, allowed himself to be entangled in the scandalous family quarrel between ________ and his parents.
George IV of the United KingdomGeorge II of Great BritainFrederick, Prince of WalesGeorge III of the United Kingdom

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