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British Politics Quiz 8

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

 
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Poet Andrew Marvell and anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce were MP's in which English city?

  • Hull
  • Lincoln
  • Norwich
  • York

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How much time do MP's have to vote after the division bell has rung?

  • 3 minutes
  • 5 minutes
  • 8 minutes
  • 10 minutes

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Which long-serving Labour MP wrote a diary called "A View From The Foothills"?

  • Chris Mullins
  • Denis Healey
  • Dennis Skinner
  • Tony Benn

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How many members sit in the Scottish Parliament?

  • 109
  • 119
  • 129
  • 139

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The slave trade was abolished under which Prime Minister?

  • Duke of Portland
  • Earl of Shelburne
  • Earl of Liverpool
  • Lord Grenville

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When jeered during his maiden speech, which future PM said, "Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me"?

  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • David Lloyd George
  • William Ewart Gladstone
  • Winston Churchill

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What replaced England's profit tax in 1966?

  • Corporation Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Value Added Tax

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In what year was the Scottish National Party formed?

  • 1928
  • 1934
  • 1940
  • 1946

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Which PM was nearly blinded by a ginger biscuit thrown at him while he was riding in his open carriage?

  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • Lord Palmerston
  • Viscount Melbourne
  • William Ewart Gladstone

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Under English law, what is the minimum number needed for a riot?

  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 12

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Which PM died at Brocket Hall, allegedly on the billiard table in the arms of a chambermaid?

  • Earl of Bute
  • Earl of Rosebery
  • Lord Palmerston
  • Viscount Melbourne

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In which year were women first admitted to the House of Lords?

  • 1927
  • 1937
  • 1947
  • 1957

 

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