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Question 1: The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet official in charge of managing the various British ________.
Dependent territoryColonyCityMunicipality

Question 2: Previously those responsibilities had fallen to the Secretary of State for the Southern Department, who was responsible for Southern England, Wales, Ireland, the American colonies, and relations with the Catholic and Muslim states of ________.
Western EuropeEuropeBalkansEastern Europe

Question 3: ________ 1794–1801
Winston ChurchillH. H. AsquithSecretary of State for WarDavid Lloyd George

Question 4: In 1968 the Commonwealth Office was subsumed into the Foreign Office, which became known as the ________.
Department for Communities and Local GovernmentDepartment for Culture, Media and SportForeign and Commonwealth OfficeCabinet Office

Question 5: In 1794 a new office was created for ________ — the Secretary of State for War, which now took responsibility for the Colonies, and was renamed the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies in 1801.
William Grenville, 1st Baron GrenvilleHenry Addington, 1st Viscount SidmouthH. H. AsquithHenry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

Question 6: Until 1925, when the office of Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs was created, the Colonial Office had responsibility for all British colonies and dominions besides ________, which had its own Secretary of State.
Research and Analysis WingLok SabhaIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement


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