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Question 1: Under the ________, all Scottish peers procured the right to sit in the House of Lords, effectively ending elections for representative peers.
Statutory Instrument (UK)Life Peerages Act 1958United Kingdom legislationPeerage Act 1963

Question 2: A similar arrangement was adopted when the Kingdom of Great Britain and the ________ merged into the United Kingdom in 1801.
History of IrelandNorthern IrelandLordship of IrelandKingdom of Ireland

Question 3: Elections for Irish peers ceased when the ________ gained independence in 1922, however already-elected Irish peers continued to be entitled to sit until their death.
Irish Free StateAnglo-Irish TreatyNorthern IrelandIreland

Question 4: Following its disestablishment in 1871, the ________ ceased to appoint spiritual representatives.
Church of IrelandChurch of EnglandAnglicanismEpiscopal Church (United States)

Question 5: The bill did receive ________,[18] and from 2000, hereditary peers have not had the automatic right to sit in Parliament.
United KingdomSpainRoyal AssentReserve power

Question 6: In exchange for the House not delaying the passage of the Bill into law, the Government agreed to this amendment, and it then became part of the ________, and 92 peers were allowed to remain.
Acts of Union 1707Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949House of Lords Act 1999Peerage Act 1963

Question 7: Under the ________ of 1707, the peers of Scotland were entitled to elect sixteen representative peers.
Acts of Union 1707Scottish independenceHistory of ScotlandKingdom of Scotland

Question 8: [7] Scottish as well as British and English hereditary peers lost their automatic right to sit in the Upper House with the passage of the ________.
House of Lords Act 1999Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949Acts of Union 1707Peerage Act 1963

Question 9: Under the 1999 ________, a new form of representative peer was introduced to allow some hereditary peers to stay in the House of Lords.
Acts of Union 1707House of Lords Act 1999Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949Peerage Act 1963

Question 10: [14] In Ireland, the ________ was entirely disestablished in 1869,[15][16] though the Articles of Union with Ireland had clearly "entrenched" the establishment of that body.
Episcopal Church (United States)AnglicanismChurch of IrelandChurch of England







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