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Merlyn Rees, Baron Merlyn-Rees: Quiz


Question 1: Catalogue of the Merlyn-Rees papers at the Archives Division of the ________.
University of CambridgeKing's College LondonLondon School of EconomicsUniversity of Bristol

Question 2: He was president of the Video Standards Council from 1990 and the first Chancellor of the ________ from 1994 to 2002.
Open UniversityUniversity of Wales Institute, CardiffUniversity of GlamorganCardiff University

Question 3: He was a member of the ________ at the University of London from 1959 to 1962.
London School of EconomicsBirkbeck, University of LondonInstitute of EducationSchool of Oriental and African Studies

Question 4: Partners: Barry College  • Blackburn College  • Bridgend College of Technology  • Coleg Glan Hafren  • Coleg Gwent  • Coleg Llandrillo Cymru  • ________  • Coleg Powys  • Kensington College of Business  • Welsh College of Horticulture  • Swansea College  • Ystrad Mynach College  
PorthmadogBangor, GwyneddCricciethAberdaron

Question 5: For two years before the Labour government came to power in 1974 he had been Labour Party spokesman on ________.
Northern IrelandUnited KingdomIrish peopleScotland

Question 6: He was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland from March 1974 until September 1976, when he was appointed ________.
James CallaghanHome SecretaryRobert PeelWinston Churchill

Question 7: He attended the ________ where he received BSc(Econ) and MSc(Econ).
University of CambridgeLondon School of EconomicsKing's College LondonUniversity of Bristol

Question 8: Born in Cilfynydd, near Pontypridd, ________, Wales, and educated at Harrow Weald Grammar School, Harrow, England and Goldsmiths College, London where he was president of the Students' union from 1939 to 1941.
CardiffSwanseaMerthyr TydfilGlamorgan

Question 9: He served in the RAF the ________ Air Squadron during World War II, becoming a squadron leader at 25.
University of NottinghamUniversity of LeicesterLoughborough UniversityUniversity of Glasgow

Question 10: At a by-election in 1963, he stood successfully as the Labour candidate for Leeds South, succeeding Labour leader ________, who had died in office.
Clement AttleeJames CallaghanHugh GaitskellGordon Brown


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