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Question 1: It was shown by US TV network PBS as part of their ________ series in 2005.
Masterpiece (TV series)Public Broadcasting ServiceNova (TV series)Mystery!

Question 2: The authorities on ________ recommended that all islanders evacuate, and nearly all did so; the Dame of Sark encouraged everyone to stay.
GuernseyAlderneyJerseyChannel Islands

Question 3: Nevertheless, many islanders successfully hid their radios (or replaced them with homemade ________) and continued listening to the BBC despite the risk of being discovered by the Germans or being informed on by neighbours.
Crystal radioCapacitorCohererDiode

Question 4: The 2001 film, The Others starring ________ was set in Jersey in 1945 just after the end of the occupation.
Meryl StreepNicole KidmanRenée ZellwegerGwyneth Paltrow

Question 5: In 1942, the German authorities announced that all residents of the Channel Islands who were not born in the islands, as well as those men who had served as officers in ________, were to be deported.
Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWorld War IWestern Front (World War I)

Question 6: ________ evacuated all children of school age, giving the parents the option of keeping their children with them, or evacuating with their school.
CrimeaUnited KingdomJerseyGuernsey

Question 7: The Granville Raid occurred on the night of 8 March 1945 – 9 March 1945 when a German raiding force from the ________ successfully landed and brought back supplies to their base.
EnglandJerseyChannel IslandsUnited Kingdom

Question 8: Eight times elected to the House of Commons, in 1934 he was raised to the ________ with the title of Lord Portsea.
House of LordsHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 9: As part of the ________, between 1940 and 1945 the occupying German forces and the Organisation Todt constructed fortifications round the coasts of the Channel Islands.
Operation OverlordAtlantic WallNormandy LandingsHobart's Funnies

Question 10: Liberation Square in ________, Jersey, is now a focal point of the town, and has a sculpture which celebrates the liberation of the island.
GibraltarSaint Peter PortSaint HelierLondon


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