Quiz 5 The Wellington Quiz – 7 Tough Nuts to Crack A short quiz about the life of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. Some battle experience is required. Click on the "next"-button to start the quiz. 1) Arthur Wellesley was born in the same year as George, Prince of Wales Napoleon Bonaparte Horatio Nelson Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher2) Arthur Wellesley joined the army in March 1787 in the position of Ensign Aide-de-camp Lieutenant Major3) Which of the following quotes is not by Arthur Wellesley: „These people are really more stupid and incapable than any I have met with.“ “I believe I forgot to tell you I was made a Duke.” “If the world is so silly as to admire my absurdities, you and I may know better, but what does that signify?” “The common practice is to accuse a man of being either a fool or a knave. If he is so fortunate that it is impossible to give him the former appellation, it is certain that he will be accused of knavery.”4) In 1796, Arthur Wellesley, lieutenant-colonel in the 33rd Regiment, sailed to America Flanders India Philippines5) In 1812, Arthur Wellesley was the first non-catholic to be awarded with The Oscar by Christopher Plummer The Most Noble Order of the Garter by the English King Order of the Knights Templar by Grand Master Jacques de Molay Order of the Golden Fleece by the Spanish government6) Which of the following battles was considered by Arthur Wellesley to be his greatest success? The Battle of Assaye The Battle of Salamanca The Battle of Waterloo Battle of Seringapatam 7) Which of the following ladies asked Arthur Wellesley to marry her, but had her proposal refused by him? Angela Burdett-Coutts, immensely rich heiress of the Coutts fortune Harriette Wilson, courtesan Sarah Villiers, Patroness of Almack’s and leader of the ton during the Regency era Caroline Lamb, society ladyThank your taking the quizz. Please click on the "submit"-button below to see your results.