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British Politics Quiz 4

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Who was the first leader to officially use the title of Prime Minister?

  • Arthur James Balfour
  • Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
  • David Lloyd George
  • William Gladstone

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To date (2014), who is Britain's only illegitimate PM?

  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • Anthony Eden
  • James Ramsay MacDonald

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Jack Straw was appointed to which post after Labour's victory in the 2001 general election?

  • Foreign Sectretary
  • Education Secretary
  • Home Secretary
  • Transport Secretary

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Which paper did Winston Churchill write for as War Correspondent during the South African War?

  • Daily Express
  • Morning Post
  • Telegraph
  • The Times

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Which politician was nick-named 'The Chingford Skinhead' in the 1980's?

  • Kenneth Baker
  • Ken Clark
  • Norman Fowler
  • Norman Tebbitt

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Ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown gained a 'first' in which subject at university?

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Theology

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Which of the following was NOT one of the 'Gang of Four' who left the Labour party in 1981 and founded the SDP?

  • Barbara Castle
  • Roy Jenkins
  • Bill Rogers
  • David Owen

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With which MP was Antonia de Sancha once scandalously linked?

  • Michael Heseltine
  • David Mellor
  • Cecil Parkinson
  • Chris Patten

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Who was Prime Minister when Queen Victoria ascended the throne?

  • Earl Grey
  • Lord John Russell
  • Viscount Melbourne
  • Robert Peel

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Who was the MP for Jarrow who became the first woman Minister of Education?

  • Margaret Bondfield
  • Mabel Ridealgh
  • Ellen Cicely Wilkinson
  • Maragaret Wintringham

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As at 2014, who is the only Prime Minster to have taken office on foreign soil?

  • Herbert Henry Asquith
  • Arthur James Balfour
  • David Lloyd George
  • Andrew Bonar Law

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Which politician said, "As God once said, and I think rightly..."?

  • Harold Wilson
  • Tony Blair
  • David Cameron
  • Margaret Thatcher

 

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