AP Comparative Government GOPO Review: UK Quiz #1
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Yes, Prime Minister Common Terms Let’s Party! Under New Labour Hodge Podge $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 Final Jeopardy
Yes, Prime Minister $100 He led Britain to victory in World War II.
Yes, Prime Minister $200 Representing Sedgefield, this Labour leader became prime minister in the wake of the 1997 General Election.
Yes, Prime Minister $300 This Conservative dominated British politics from 1979 to 1990.
Yes, Prime Minister $400 His major accomplishment was signing the Maastricht Treaty.
Yes, Prime Minister $500 This Labour prime minister introduced the National Health Service (NHS).
Common Terms $100 In Britain, it is abbreviated "MP".
Common Terms $200 It is when cabinet members publicly support executive policy decisions.
Common Terms $300 During this often heated one hour debate in the House of Commons, the prime minister defends policy against attacks from the opposition and sometimes from his/her own party.
Common Terms $400 Daily Double Traditionally, if this kind of key parliamentary vote is lost the cabinet must resign.
Common Terms $500 It is the term the British use to describe majority party MPs who do not vote according to party discipline in a key parliamentary vote.
Let's Party! $100 Traditionally dominated by trade unions, this party sits on the left of the British political spectrum.
Let's Party! $200 Struggling to find a voice, this party has gone through several party leaders since John Major and is currently led by David Cameron.
Let's Party! $300 This "third" party would like to see proportional representation replace single-member plurality in parliamentary elections.
Let's Party! $400 As a form of protest, this Northern Irish party traditionally has not occupied the seats it rightfully won in parliamentary elections.
Let's Party! $500 This racist far right party has taken a strong and controversial stance against immigration.
Under New Labour $100 Under this constitutional reform policy, Scotland gained a Parliament and Wales gained an Assembly.
Under New Labour $200 As Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, he oversaw Britain’s failure to pass 5 economic tests required for the adoption of the Euro.
Under New Labour $300 Partially inspired by Bill Clinton, it is the name of Tony Blair's philosophical foundation for "New Labour".
Under New Labour $400 Prime Minister Blair suffered his first parliamentary defeat over proposed laws intended to fight this international issue.
Under New Labour $500 Although elected as an independent in 2000, this mayor of London won reelection in 2004 as a member of the Labour Party.
Hodge Podge $100 The political elite in Britain have traditionally been educated at these two English universities.
Hodge Podge $200 This 1911 legislation granted pay to MPs.
Hodge Podge $300 This 20th century British economist advocated government deficit spending during hard economic times.
Hodge Podge $400 It is the term to describe a British semi-public agency.
Hodge Podge $500 One might wonder how this wild British party (which avidly protested B-liar’s war policy) might stand on asylum policy.
Yes, Prime Minister $100 Who was WINSTON CHURCHILL?
Yes, Prime Minister $200 Who is TONY BLAIR?
Yes, Prime Minister $300 Who was MARGARET THATCHER?
Yes, Prime Minister $400 Who was JOHN MAJOR?
Yes, Prime Minister $500 Who was CLEMENT ATLEE?
Common Terms $100 What is MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT?
Common Terms $200 What is COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY?
Common Terms $300 What is QUESTION TIME? (Prime Minister's Questions)
Common Terms $400 What is VOTE OF CONFIDENCE?
Common Terms $500 What is REBELLING?
Let's Party! $100 What is the LABOUR PARTY?
Let's Party! $200 What is the CONSERVATIVE (TORY) PARTY?
Let's Party! $300 What is the LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY?
Let's Party! $400 What is SINN FEIN?
Let's Party! $500 What is the BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY?
Under New Labour $100 What is DEVOLUTION?
Under New Labour $200 Who is GORDON BROWN?
Under New Labour $300 What is the THIRD WAY?
Under New Labour $400 What is TERRORISM?
Under New Labour $500 Who is KEN LIVINGSTONE (“RED Ken”)?
Hodge Podge $100 What are OXFORD and CAMBRIDGE (OXBRIDGE)?
Hodge Podge $200 What was the PARLIAMENT ACT?