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Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading: Quiz


Question 1: Although he preferred a conciliatory policy, he ended up using force on several occasions, and imprisoned ________ in 1922.
Mohandas Karamchand GandhiC. RajagopalachariAbul Kalam AzadJawaharlal Nehru

Question 2: Isaacs was one of several high-ranking members of the Liberal ________ accused of involvement in the "Marconi scandal".

Question 3: In 1921, he resigned the chief justiceship to become ________.
Governor-GeneralGovernor General of CanadaBritish RajGovernor-General of India

Question 4: During this period, he served as both Solicitor General and ________ in the governments of Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and Herbert Henry Asquith, becoming the first Attorney-General to sit in the Cabinet in 1912.
Attorney generalUnited KingdomSingaporeCanada

Question 5: The Reading Power Station in Tel-Aviv, ________, was named in his honour.
IsraelGreeceArmeniaUnited States

Question 6: Along with Alfred Mond and Herbert Samuel, Isaacs was a founding chairman of the precursor to the Israel Electric Corporation in the ________.
British EmpireBritish Mandate of PalestineGibraltarJordan

Question 7: 1914-1915: ________ the Lord Reading, KCVO, KC
The Right HonourableR. B. BennettMackenzie BowellCharles Tupper

Question 8: The son of a Jewish fruit merchant at ________, Isaacs was educated at University College School, and then entered the family business at the age of fifteen.
WhitechapelBow, LondonSpitalfieldsBethnal Green

Question 9: In 1904, he entered the House of Commons as Liberal Party ________ (MP) for the Reading constituency, a seat he held until 1913.
BicameralismParliamentary systemMember of ParliamentUnicameralism

Question 10: 1910-1911: ________ Rufus Daniel Isaacs, KC
Dame (title)MadamMister (Mr.)Sir


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