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World Leaders & Political Figures Quiz

Any political leader or head of state of any country up until and including the present day. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Who was the 31st President of the United States?

  • Warren G. Harding
  • Herbert Hoover
  • William McKinley
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

2

Who was the only ever British Prime Minister to have been assassinated?

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3

Who is Vladimir Putin's current (2013) deputy president?

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4

Put these United States vice-presidents in the order they came.

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  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Richard Nixon
  • Hannibal Hamlin
  • John Adams

5

For how many years was the first UK Prime Minister Robert Walpole in office?

  • 11
  • 22
  • 33
  • 44

6

Match these political figures with the countries they are associated with.

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Left

  • Chairman Mao
  • Charles Taylor
  • Frederik Willem de Klerk
  • John Key

Right

  • China
  • New Zealand
  • Liberia
  • South Africa

7

Which US President once got stuck in the bathtub because he was so fat?

  • William Howard Taft
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Grover Cleveland
  • James Garfield

8

Match up these US Presidents with their Vice-Presidents

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Left

  • George W. Bush
  • Gerald Ford
  • Jimmy Carter
  • James Polk

Right

  • Dick Cheney
  • Nelson Rockefeller
  • George Dallas
  • Walter Mondale

9

Which US President famously died after just 32 days in the Oval Office?

  • Martin van Buren
  • Warren G. Harding
  • John F. Kennedy
  • William Henry Harrison

10

Who is the current Prime Minister of Zimbabwe?

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11

Which political document did US President James Madison draw up in 1789?

  • The Bill of Human Rights
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The Magna Carta
  • The Communist Manifesto

12

Who was the 3rd President of Uganda, in office from 1971 until 1979?

  • Nelson Mandela
  • Robert Mugabe
  • Idi Amin
  • Charles Taylor

13

Who is the current Sultan of Oman?

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14

Which US President was famously associated with the Watergate Scandal?

  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Richard Nixon
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Gerald Ford

15

Which US President famously quoted, "Mikhail Gorbachev, tear down that wall!"?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • Bill Clinton
  • Barack Obama
  • George H. W. Bush

16

Who was the Nazi officer known for being "the brain of Himmler"?

  • Reinhard Heydrich
  • Hermann Goring
  • Rudolf Hess
  • Franz Hofer

17

Match up these UK Prime Ministers with their immediate successors.

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Left

  • David Lloyd George
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Sir Anthony Eden
  • Neville Chamberlain

Right

  • Harold Macmillan
  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • Winston Churchill
  • John Major

18

Match up these political figures with the countries with which they are associated.

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Left

  • Willy Brandt
  • Harold Wilson
  • Chester A. Arthur
  • Charles de Gaulle

Right

  • England
  • America
  • France
  • Germany

19

Which political party was George Washington associated with?

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20

Who is the current monarch of Spain?

  • Sofia
  • Juan Carlos
  • Felipe
  • Elena

21

Which of these political figures was never a political leader or head of state?

  • James Callaghan
  • Jose Mujica
  • John Tyler
  • Dan Quayle

22

Who is the current President of Russia?

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23

Which UK Prime Minister won the most ever General Elections (4)?

  • William Gladstone
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • William Pitt

24

Put these English monarchs in the order they ascended the throne.

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  • Richard III
  • Henry V
  • George I
  • John

25

Which political ideal was Adolf Hitler most associated with?

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26

Which famous Russian is known for killing c.50,000,000 of his own people?

  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Vladimir Putin
  • Josef Stalin
  • Tsar Nicholas II

27

Which UK Prime Minister was famously known for disbanding the unions?

  • Gordon Brown
  • David Cameron
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Edward Heath

28

Which Japanese Emperor surrendered to America after the tragedies at Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945?

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29

Which famous document was Karl Marx most associated with writing?

  • The Communist Bible
  • The Communist Dissertation
  • The Communist Manifesto
  • The Communist Law

30

How many years did Nelson Mandela spend imprisoned in/ on Robben Island?

  • 27
  • 22
  • 25
  • 20

 

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