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William Hamilton (diplomat): Quiz


Question 1: She later became the lover of ________, a man Sir William admired greatly, and whose liaison he reportedly encouraged.
HMS Agamemnon (1781)HMS VictoryHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonNapoleonic Wars

Question 2: He was commissioned into the 3rd Foot Guards in 1747 and was promoted ________ in 1753.
MidshipmanMilitary rankSecond LieutenantLieutenant

Question 3: Hamilton's life was fictionalized by ________ in her novel The Volcano Lover: A Romance.
Susan SontagCamille PagliaColumbia UniversityAllan Bloom

Question 4: Hamilton was the fourth son of Lord Archibald Hamilton, governor of ________.
GrenadaJamaicaAntigua and BarbudaBarbados

Question 5: Like most of the men who wandered into her orbit, Sir William was smitten with Emma Lyon, who performed dances inspired by classical elements for himself and his guests, including ________, while wearing no undergarments.
Richard WagnerFriedrich Daniel Ernst SchleiermacherJohann Wolfgang von GoetheRomanticism

Question 6: During this time he studied local volcanic activity and earthquakes, and wrote a book on the ancient Roman city of ________.

Question 7: In the Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm there is an island in a lake atop which is a model of ________.
Mount RainierMount VesuviusVolcanoMount Etna

Question 8: He collected Greek vases and other antiquities, selling part of his collection to the ________ in 1772.
Victoria and Albert MuseumBritish MuseumNational Gallery (London)Imperial War Museum

Question 9: Hamilton was Britain's ambassador to the court of ________ from 1764 - 1800.


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