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Question 1:
When was the Monarchy of the United Kingdom?
June 2009

Question 2: Upon Henry's death, his elder son Richard succeeded to the throne; he was absent from England for most of his reign, as he left to fight in the ________.
East–West SchismCounter-ReformationFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCrusades

Question 3: [90] The monarch is crowned in ________, normally by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Ely CathedralWestminster AbbeySt Augustine's AbbeyBath Abbey

Question 4: The British ________ traces its origins from the kings of the Angles and the early Scottish kings.
Crown jewelsMonarchyCoronationConstitutional monarchy

Question 5: The Sovereign exercises the "prerogative of mercy", which is used to ________ convicted offenders or reduce sentences.
PardonJury trialDouble jeopardyCapital punishment

Question 6: For example, the ________ is not the personal property of the monarch but is administered by the Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity.
Wallace CollectionRoyal CollectionVictoria and Albert MuseumDulwich Picture Gallery

Question 7: A court was set up and after two years of deliberation, it pronounced ________ to be king.
Margaret, Maid of NorwayRobert I of ScotlandCharles II of EnglandJohn of Scotland

Question 8: The present Counsellors of State are: The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, Prince William of Wales, ________ and The Duke of York.
Prince Edward, Duke of KentPrince Harry of WalesPrince Philip, Duke of EdinburghJames, Viscount Severn

Question 9: The motto is "Nemo me impune lacessit" (________ for "No-one provokes me with impunity"); the supporters are the unicorn and lion.
Old LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireLatin

Question 10: Other residences include Clarence House and ________.
St. James's PalaceHampton Court PalaceKensington PalaceBuckingham Palace


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