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Viscount: Quiz


Question 1: The peer's ________ will sometimes be referred to as a viscount, if the second most senior title held by the head of the family is a viscountcy.
DenmarkMonarchyHeir apparentJapan

Question 2: The word viscount corresponds in Britain to the Anglo-Saxon shire reeve (root of the non-nobiliary, royal-appointed office of ________).
EnglandScotlandScots lawSheriff

Question 3: The children of a viscount are known as ________ [Forename] [Surname].
BicameralismThe Right HonourableAustraliaThe Honourable

Question 4: [1] Debrett's, the UK's leading authority on ________, suggest that in conversation a viscount should be referred to as Lord X rather than the Viscount X.
EtiquetteIntercultural competenceFashionFaux pas

Question 5: In the former kingdom of ________ a visconde ranks above a barão (baron) and below a conde.
East TimorSpainGreecePortugal

Question 6: As a rank in British ________, it was first recorded in 1440, when John Beaumont was created Viscount Beaumont by King Henry VI.
Hereditary peerPeerageBaronetDuke

Question 7: A specifically British custom is the use of viscount as a ________ for the heir of an earl or marquess.
BaronDukePeerageCourtesy titles in the United Kingdom

Question 8: For example, the second most senior title of the ________ is the Earl of Salisbury.
Marquess of SalisburyRobert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of SalisburyRobert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of SalisburyArthur Balfour

Question 9: the Japanese cognate Shishaku (子爵) or Shi, fourth of the five peerage ranks established in the ________, based both on the British viscount and Zhou Chinese zi
Taishō periodMeiji periodImperial Japanese NavyShōwa period

Question 10: For example, the eldest son of the Marquess of Londonderry is ________, even though the Marquess is also the Earl Vane.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonRichard Wellesley, 1st Marquess WellesleyGeorge CanningRobert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh


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