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Does Object/Edit mode apply to an object or the viewport?

Yes, the modes are mostly attached to the object. Mesh objects have Object Mode, Edit Mode, Sculpt Mode, Vertex Paint, Weight Paint, and Texture Paint. Armature objects have Object Mode, Edit Mode, ...
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Eevee shadows not the same as Cycles; is there a fix?

You have a number of setting you can control under the Light that affect how the shadows are calculated. In particular, under Contact Shadows, you have more settings specific to them. I suggest to ...
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I am not able to select any objects in a particular collection in the 3D viewport

Most probably the collection is marked as not selectable in the outliner. Have a look at the icons on the right handside of the collections line in the outliner and ...
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Why isn't my render looking like my object in viewport shading?

It looks to me that Viewport Shading doesn't use the Scene World which is used when rendering. Can you verify this by checking the dropdown menu next to the shading type icons in the upper right ...
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Why is the texture viewport mode not working only on this object?

Solved, under viewport display it was set as solid and not textured. Not sure why the other objects automatically switched over to textured, though.
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Why is the texture viewport mode not working only on this object?

I guess you refer to the Solid Viewport Shading with Texture Color setting? In this mode, the display is affected by the last selected texture node. It if it is an Image or Movie texture node, it ...
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Unable to see HDRI in background

I had to click "Use Nodes" (World >> Surface)
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How do I rotate my viewport around the position of my cursor?

Default shortcut to pick the orbit point on your mesh: Alt + Middle Mouse Button click
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