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Question 1: In England's Oxbridge such a Court carries out limited judicial functions; whereas in Scotland it is a University's supreme governing body, analogous to a ________ or a Board of Trustees.
Board of directorsChief risk officerCorporate governanceChief financial officer

Question 2: At more modern universities there is usually a ________ or convenor appointed along lines similar to a Chairman of the Board in a corporation or charity.
ChairmanParliamentary procedureCommitteeQuorum

Question 3: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightPublic domainIntellectual propertyCopyright infringement

Question 4: Each university, subject to approval by the ________, determines the constitution of its Court, with members coming from within each university, the local community and beyond.
Parliament of the United KingdomLord ChancellorHer Majesty's Most Honourable Privy CouncilMonarchy of the United Kingdom

Question 5: Members are also appointed by the General Council, Academic Senate and ________.
MunicipalityFranceLocal governmentProvince

Question 6: At an ancient university the Court is chaired by the ________, who ranks third after the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, is elected by all the matriculated students of each university.

Question 7: In the English universities of Oxford and Cambridge, courts of inferior jurisdiction, administering principles of justice originally founded on the canon and civil law, but now defined and limited by the ________.
ShariaLawyerReception statuteCommon law

Question 8: The University Courts were first established for the ancient universities by the ________ and they are responsible for the finances and administration of each university.
RectorAncient universityAncient university governance in ScotlandKing's College, Aberdeen

Question 9: A University Court is an administrative body of a university in the ________.
EnglandWalesCanadaUnited Kingdom


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