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Study Cards on monarch, windsor, palace

What are the old and new family names of the present royal family?

The old name was  Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, but king George V thought during the first World War, this sounded too German so he changed it to Windsor. They are now known as the house of Windsor.

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Who does the monarch normally choose as Prime Minister?
the leader of the strongest party
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When somebody commits a crime in Britain, who or what, legally speaking, have the committed a crime against?
the Crown
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Which of the following is not a royal residence and why not? Buckingham Palace, The Palace of Westminster, Windsor Caslte?
The Palace of Westminister, because that is for the parliament
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Who is presently next in line to be the monarch in Britain?
Prince Charles
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The seat on which a monarch sits (it is used to symbolize the position of monarch)
throne
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The person who will become monarch after the present monarch dies?
heir to the throne
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Resign from the position as monarch
abdicate
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The crime of plotting to overthrow the state
treason
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The swearing of loyalty (to a monarch, a flag, a country, etc.)
oath of allegiance
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