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Question 1: The term was also used in ________ (and is still used in some British public schools) for the woman in charge of domestic affairs in a boarding house or the school nurse.
University-preparatory schoolBoarding schoolPublic school (privately funded)Private school

Question 2: [2][3] The NHS matron became memorably associated with the formidable character played by the late actress ________ in the 1967 film Carry On Doctor.
Kenneth WilliamsHattie JacquesCarry On MatronCarry On (film series)

Question 3: Officers in women's ________ sometimes also used the title of "matron"; sometimes the matron was a senior officer who supervised the other wardresses.
United KingdomUnited StatesPrisonCapital punishment

Question 4: In ________, the female spouse of a temple president or his counselors is referred to as a temple matron.
Joseph Smith, Jr.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsMormonism and ChristianityHistory of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Question 5: Institutions such as children's homes and ________ were also run by matrons.
Poor Law Amendment Act 1834Elizabethan Poor Law (1601)WorkhouseEnglish Poor Laws

Question 6: The nursing branches of the ________ have never abandoned the term "Matron", and it is used for male as well as female officers, usually holding the rank of Major (or equivalent) or above.
British Armed ForcesBritish overseas territoriesEnglandUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Matron is the job title of a very senior nurse in several countries, including the United Kingdom and the ________, although the title Clinical Nurse Manager has become acceptable as an alternative.
MaltaRepublic of IrelandUnited StatesNorthern Ireland

Question 8: The matron was once the most senior nurse in a ________ (in the United Kingdom before ca.
Health care systemHospitalHealth care providerHealth science


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