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British Politics Quiz 3

More leaders and laws that changed our everyday lives - and related subjects 12 Questions.

 
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Who was the first Chairman of the London County Council, who later became Prime Minister?

  • 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
  • 5th Earl of Rosebery
  • William Ewart Gladstone
  • Arthur Balfour

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Which politician said, "A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy"?

  • The Earl of Derby
  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • Viscount Palmerston
  • William Ewart Gladstone

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Which minister resigned over findings in the 'Budd' report?

  • David Blunkett
  • Jack Straw
  • Robin Cook
  • Charles Clark

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Which political party were responsible for introducing old age pensions in Britain?

  • Labour
  • Conservative
  • Liberal
  • UKIP

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Who was the first woman Cabinet Minister in the UK government?

  • Mary Bondfield
  • Martha Bondfield
  • Marion Bondfield
  • Margaret Bondfield

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Which politician said, "Drink is doing us more damage than all the German submarines put together" during WW2?

  • Neville Chamberlain
  • Winston Churchill
  • David Lloyd George
  • Clement Attlee

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Which Tory MP was once labelled 'Goldilocks'?

  • Michael Heseltine
  • Norman Tebbitt
  • Kenneth Clark
  • Douglas Hurd

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Which 19th century MP served for over 60 years and is the longest continuously-serving British MP?

  • Charles Pelham Villiers
  • Francis Knollys
  • Samuel Trehawke Kekewich
  • Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie

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Which Prime Minister introduced a 10.30pm TV curfew in the 1970's?

  • Harold Wilson
  • Edward Heath
  • Jim Callaghan
  • Margaret Thatcher

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Whose report in the 1940's was vital in setting up the Welfare State?

  • Thomas Beveridge
  • Charles Beveridge
  • William Beveridge
  • George Beveridge

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Who was Leader when Labour adopted the red rose symbol?

  • Michael Foot
  • John Smith
  • Neil Kinnock
  • Tony Blair

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What was the name of the model involved in the Jeremy Thorpe affair?

  • Andrew Scott
  • Donald Scott
  • Joseph Scott
  • Norman Scott

 

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