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Question 1: In sports, the term official is used to describe a person enforcing playing rules in the capacity of a linesman, ________ and umpire; also specified by the discipline, e.g.
RefereeIce hockeyAssociation footballBowls

Question 2: A functionary is someone who carries out a particular role within an organization; this again is quite a close synonym for official, as a ________, but with connotations closer to bureaucrat.
Preposition and postpositionArticle (grammar)AdjectiveNoun

Question 3: ________, Ice hockey official.
Official (American football)FumbleForward passPunt (football)

Question 4: A government official or functionary is an official who is involved in public administration or government, through either ________, appointment, selection, or employment.
Electoral reformGerrymanderingReferendumElection

Question 5: Officials may also be appointed ________ (by virtue of another office, often in a specified capacity, such as presiding, advisory, secretary).
List of Latin phrases (full)List of Latin phrases: AList of Latin phrases: EList of Latin phrases: C

Question 6: The word official as a noun has been recorded since the ________ period, first seen in 1314.
Middle EnglishOld EnglishGreat Vowel ShiftOld Norse

Question 7: Some official positions may be ________.
Family nameMarriageInheritanceKinship

Question 8: It comes from the Old French official (12th century), from the ________ officialis ("attendant to a magistrate, public official"), the noun use of the original adjective officialis ("of or belonging to duty, service, or office") from officium ("office").
Old LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinLatin

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