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Question 1: [14] Many opponents of the Treaty of Union had proposed an alternative to full Parliamentary Union along the lines of other European composite states, such as the ________.
High Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesPolandPolish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Question 2: As a result of provisions in the Treaty, as well as much of Scotland's relative isolation, many of Scotland's institutions remained separate and the ________ has remained strong and distinct.
United KingdomEnglandScottish independenceScottish national identity

Question 3: [85] A third poll by ________ claimed that a significant proportion of Britons would accept the breakup of the United Kingdom.
The IndependentThe GuardianThe TimesThe Daily Telegraph

Question 4: However, the poll also showed that ________'s personal approval rating was high.
Alex SalmondScottish Parliament election, 2007Tavish ScottScottish National Party

Question 5: [84] However, a poll conducted by ________ only two months later reported that "The figure in support of Scottish independence had seemingly dropped".
S4CFive (TV channel)BBCChannel 4

Question 6: The Labour Party's Donald Dewar became the ________, while the Scottish National Party became the main opposition party.
First Minister of ScotlandPolitics of ScotlandScottish ParliamentScottish Government

Question 7: Despite the large number of ________ conducted on the issue, it is difficult to gauge accurately Scottish public opinion on independence because of the often widely varying results of the polls.
Gallup pollOpinion pollInternational Social Survey ProgrammeStatistical survey

Question 8: Conversely, a 2008 opinion poll commissioned by the ________ newspaper, showed that support for independence was 1% higher than for the status quo.
The Herald (Glasgow)Evening TimesSunday HeraldThe Northern Echo

Question 9: In 1886 however, ________ introduced the Irish Home Rule Bill.
David Lloyd GeorgeH. H. AsquithBenjamin DisraeliWilliam Ewart Gladstone

Question 10: The legality of any UK component country attaining de facto independence (in the same manner as the origins of the ________) or declaring unilateral independence outside the framework of UK constitutional convention is uncertain.
Irish general election, 1918Irish Free StateIrish RepublicÉamon de Valera
















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