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British Politics Quiz 5

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Who was the first Prime Minister to raise income tax?

  • Henry Addington
  • Lord Grenville
  • Spencer Perceval
  • William Pitt the Younger

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Who was Tory leader at the time of the 2005 general election?

  • David Cameron
  • William Hague
  • Michael Howard
  • John Major

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In which year of the 1970's did Britain have a referendum on her future in the EEC?

  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978

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Which of these Prime Ministers did not hold office in the 18th century?

  • Earl of Bute
  • Earl Grey
  • Earl of Shelburne
  • Earl of Wilmington

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Which Lord conducted the Profumo inquiry in 1963?

  • Lord Arran
  • Lord Denning
  • Lord Hailsham
  • Lord Montgomery

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Who was beaten to the Labour leadership by Michael Foot in 1980?

  • Tony Benn
  • Roy Hattersley
  • Denis Healey
  • Neil Kinnock

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When the TUC called a General Strike in 1926, it was in support of which group of workers?

  • Fishermen
  • Miners
  • Railway workers
  • Teachers

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Which politician was once labelled 'Attila the Hen'?

  • Edwina Currie
  • Teresa May
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Ann Widdecombe

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In which year were the elections for the first Welsh Assembly held?

  • 1997
  • 1999
  • 2001
  • 2003

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Author and pacifist Vera Brittain was the mother of which politician?

  • Tony Benn
  • Barbara Castle
  • David Owen
  • Shirley Williams

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What was the Buchanan Report concerned with in 1963?

  • Nursery Education
  • Old Age Pensions
  • School Meals
  • Traffic in Towns

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How many days did Andrew Bonar Law serve as PM before retiring due to ill health?

  • 209 days
  • 173 days
  • 121 days
  • 78 days

 

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