quiz pic

Gordon Brown Quiz

A quiz about the PM! 20 Questions.

 
Created by:
Piggles12345
Played: 90 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
4 stars
3.9 out of 5, based on 14 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1

Where was Gordon Brown born?

  • Glasgow
  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh

2

What was Gordon Brown's father's occupation?

  • Fisherman
  • Minister
  • Doctor

3

What subject did Gordon Brown read, and achieve a first class honours degree in, at University?

  • History
  • Politics
  • Economics

4

Which University did Gordon Brown attend from the age of 16?

  • Cambridge
  • Edinburgh
  • Saint Andrews

5

How did Gordon Brown lose the sight in his left eye?

  • Kicked in the head during a rugby match
  • Punched in the face during a football match
  • Hit in the face with a bat during a cricket match

6

In which year did Gordon Brown gain his PhD?

  • 1982
  • 1984
  • 1986

7

In which year did Gordon Brown become the Shadow Chancellor?

  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993

8

On which date was Gordon Brown made Prime Minister?

  • June 27th 2007
  • July 27th 2007
  • August 27th 2007

9

How many children does Gordon Brown have?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6

10

Gordon Brown was fast tracked through education on a 'hothouse' scheme. What did he call this at the age of 16?

  • A fantastic opportunity for young people
  • An ambitious plan
  • A ludicrous experiment on young lives

11

What role did Gordon Brown occupy at Scottish Television until his election to parliament in 1983?

  • Current affairs editor
  • Sports editor
  • Entertainment editor

12

What percentage pay rise did Gordon Brown give to doctors in 2006?

  • 22%
  • 32%
  • 42%

13

What was the title of Gordon Brown's PhD thesis?

  • The Labour Party and Educational Reform
  • The Labour Party in the Twenty First Century
  • The Labour Party and Political Change in Scotland 1918-29

14

How many brothers does Gordon Brown have?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

15

Gordon Brown is only one of how many Prime Ministers who did not gain an education from Oxbridge?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7

16

Which of these Prime Ministers was also educated outside of Oxbridge?

  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • Harold Wilson
  • Winston Churchill

17

In summer 2008, some MPs called for Gordon Brown to resign. What was this rebellion called?

  • Lancashire Plot
  • Yorkshire Plot
  • County Durham Plot

18

What is the title of the comic strip depicting Gordon Brown's government in 'Private Eye'?

  • The Boons
  • The Broons
  • The Broonites

19

What title was Gordon Brown awarded because of his work towards a resolution to the global economic crisis?

  • World Boob of the Year
  • World Statesman of the Year
  • World Economist of the Year

20

And finally, in which year did Gordon Brown marry his partner Sarah?

  • 1989
  • 1995
  • 2000

 

Header

Message

Close