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Question 1: Thorneycroft returned to the Cabinet in 1960 and held a number of posts in government and then in opposition under Macmillan and ________.
Alec Douglas-HomeJohn MajorAnthony EdenHarold Macmillan

Question 2: Thorneycroft lost his seat at the 1966 general election and received a life peerage, taking a seat in the ________ as Baron Thorneycroft, of Dunston in the County of Stafford.
Parliament of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 3: Review of Peter Thorneycroft biography by Stanley Crooks at ________, October 2007
University of SouthamptonUniversity of OxfordUniversity of SurreyUniversity of Kent

Question 4: Ted Heath, who became leader of the party in 1965, had been ________ when Thorneycroft resigned in 1958 and had seen the resignation as a betrayal.
Her Majesty's Civil ServiceChief WhipHM TreasuryHome Secretary

Question 5: Two portraits of Peter Thorneycroft at the National Portrait Gallery, one being a photograph by ________
Franne LeeElizabeth Montgomery WilmotPatricia ZipprodtCecil Beaton

Question 6: He was instrumental in persuading the government in 1954 to abandon the party's support for protectionism and accept the ________.
AustraliaFranceGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and TradeUnited Kingdom

Question 7: After service in the Royal Artillery from 1931 until 1933 he was called to the bar for ________.
The Temple (London)Gray's InnInner TempleLincoln's Inn

Question 8: He resigned in 1958, along with two junior Treasury Ministers, ________ and Nigel Birch, in objection to increased government expenditure.
Margaret ThatcherEdward HeathHarold WilsonEnoch Powell

Question 9: He served as ________ between 1957 and 1958.
Gordon BrownHarold MacmillanWinston ChurchillChancellor of the Exchequer

Question 10: He entered Parliament in a 1938 ________ for the borough of Stafford.
GerrymanderingBy-electionReferendumElections by country


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