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folder British Prime Ministers (42 quizzes)
They Did Nothing Wrong

UK MPs can claim for expenses incurred whilst performing their duties. In 2009 some of these claims were published, ranging from the laughably cheap through the absurdly expensive to the utterly bizarre - but none of them broke rules, or so they claim!
Average (10 qns)
816 plays
The Churchill Perspective: World Leaders

Winston Churchill expressed many strong opinions regarding the public figures of his own time. I will supply a fact about an historical figure and a quote about the person from Winston Churchill, which should allow you to identify him or her.
Average (10 qns)
2967 plays
Belfast: A 'Who's Who?' of the 'Troubles'

A brief look at some of the key 'players' associated with the political conflict in Ireland's second city since the 1960s (and maybe a little while before). Not for the squeamish!
Average (10 qns)
318 plays
Deep Cuts - the 2010 Coalition Government

The 2010 election saw no party with overall control of the British Parliament, leading to a rare peacetime coalition between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Which members of the government, who made deep cuts to public spending, can you remember
Average (10 qns)
201 plays
The Government of the United Kingdom: The Monarchy

Over centuries, royal power and prerogatives have declined. Test your knowledge of the role of the monarchy in the government of the United Kingdom in the 21st century.
Difficult (10 qns)
1287 plays
Sheep in Politics

All the people in this quiz have a connection to both politics and our woolly friends. Note that most, although not all, of them are from the UK.
Tough (10 qns)
399 plays
Help! I'm Locked Out of the House!

The doors of the House of Commons are locked to all kinds of people - some are barred from entering, some make it inside but leave (by choice or under a cloud). Find out more by taking this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
393 plays
UK General Elections: 2010 and 2015

This quiz takes a look at the results of the UK General Elections held in 2010 and 2015 through the medium of pictures. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
255 plays
'Valecti Garde (Corporis) Domini Regis'...

Often mistaken for Yeomen Warders, the Yeomen of the Guard are a royal bodyguard in their own right. This quiz looks at one of the United Kingdom's oldest and finest ceremonial institutions.
Average (10 qns)
126 plays
The Monster Raving Loony Party

The Monster Raving Loony Party has been a tradition in British politics since 1963. Let us see how loony you are by answering these questions on their manifesto proposals, both past and present.
Tough (10 qns)
213 plays
The Government of the UK: House of Lords

After centuries of evolution and reform, the House of Lords remains an important non-elected component of the government of the UK. How well do you understand its history and function?
Tough (10 qns)
531 plays
Women in British Politics

For many centuries, Politics in the UK (as elsewhere) were dominated entirely by men. This quiz is about some of the women who have carved out Parliamentary careers since 1918.
Tough (10 qns)
723 plays
The Genesis of the Whig Party

And the assorted butterflies that appeared in British politics as the Whigs metamorphosed into the Liberal Democrats.
Average (15 qns)
156 plays
UK Politicians After 1721

This quiz tests your knowledge of UK politicians after 1721. No kings or queens. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
318 plays
Politics UK

A variety of questions about the workings of the political system in the UK.
Easy (10 qns)
3435 plays
Northern Ireland Politics

Recent political developments will hopefully ensure a sustained peace in Northern Ireland. How much do you know about the progress the politicians are creating?
Very Difficult (10 qns)
645 plays
British Politics for Foreigners

Questions on British politics and government. Mainly for Americans and Australian.
Average (10 qns)
1953 plays
UK Politicians' Nicknames

Love them or hate them, politicians have their nicknames. See which UK statesmen and women you recognise
Average (10 qns)
1869 plays
The Blair Government

I'll give you clues about senior members of the Blair government since 1997, and you tell me who the individuals are.
Average (10 qns)
1023 plays
The UK General Election 2001

The UK had a General Election on June 7th 2001. Here are a few questions on the results of the election and the soundbites of the campaign. Note: all information for this quiz was taken from and also from BBC election broadcasts.
Average (10 qns)
861 plays
Northern Ireland Political Quotations

Some policitians spoke too much on Northern Ireland; others spoke too little. Can you remembers some of the more famous political sayings, slogans and quotations from here in recent years?
Tough (10 qns)
492 plays
The 1987 British General Election

Questions on the 1987 British General Election.
Average (15 qns)
516 plays
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell and the English Civil War.
Difficult (15 qns)
1380 plays
Shaftesbury - The Poor Man's Earl

Social reformer, aristocrat, evangelist, politician. It was hard to know how to categorise Shaftesbury. I hope you enjoy learning about him, and are inspired by the story of this great man.
Tough (15 qns)
216 plays
UK Parliament

All questions refer to the practices and principles of the British Parliament.
Difficult (10 qns)
381 plays
British MPs (2002)

I will name a British MP who was active in 2002, and you should select the name of the party to which he or she belonged. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
711 plays
British Politics

Some people think that politics is boring, but it's a subject I love. This quiz tests your knowledge of British Politics in recent times - some of it is hard, and some is really easy so have a go - you should at least get some answers right!
Average (10 qns)
1455 plays
The Scottish Parliament

The first election to the new Scottish Parliament took place in September 1999. The following quiz asks general questions about the Parliament. There are also a few questions about the people and events in the first term of the Parliament.
Average (15 qns)
510 plays
General British Politics

A quiz on some of the basics of British politics.
Average (10 qns)
873 plays

A quiz about British Members of Parliament who have defected to other Parties.
Tough (10 qns)
342 plays
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