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1 '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.
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10 Q
SisterSeagull
Nov 17 14
96 plays
2 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!
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10 Q
Snowman
Jul 09 09
744 plays
3 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.
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uglybird
Jun 28 04
2496 plays
4 Walter Thompson - Churchill's Bodyguard
Winston Churchill is regarded by many as the greatest British Prime Minister of all time. One man's role in his life and career was, although often not recognised, vital to his survival. This man was Walter Thompson. This quiz is for Soozy_Woozy.
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10 Q
doublemm
Jun 26 09
252 plays
5 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
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10 Q
rossian
Nov 12 13
153 plays
6 20 Questions about Winston Churchill
Here are 20 multiple-choice questions about this very interesting British Prime Minister, who guided Britain through the dark days of World War II.
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20 Q
root17
Oct 23 12
678 plays
7 British Prime Ministers, Part One
Most people know something about the British monarchs, but the prime ministers are generally not well known. This quiz will, hopefully, educate you about some of Britain's past political leaders.
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10 Q
romeomikegolf
Nov 27 07
1575 plays
8 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.
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10 Q
rossian
Sep 08 11
324 plays
9 British Prime Ministers, Part Two
Ten more questions about some past holders of the top office in British government.
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10 Q
romeomikegolf
Dec 12 07
909 plays
10 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.
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10 Q
Uglybird
Jul 09 05
1245 plays
11 Winston Churchill
Probably no other past British Prime Minister is more widely admired than Churchill, so it is more than a little surprising that this is the first Funtrivia quiz on him.
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10 Q
bloomsby
Apr 27 04
1371 plays
12 The Last Lion: Winston Churchill
10 questions about one of the most fascinating leaders of the 20th Century.
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10 Q
IgnatiusReilly
Aug 05 09
708 plays
13 Gordon Brown's First Cabinet
Who was in and who was out? It was certainly an interesting day in politics. In June 2007, Gordon Brown, British chancellor for 10 years, succeeded Tony Blair and revamped the majority of the Cabinet. A quiz on the fickle topic of British politics.
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10 Q
jonnowales
Jul 11 07
573 plays
14 The Failures of Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill did not consult focus groups or polls. He often did not even consult leaders of his party. But many of these actions show a foresight and purpose that is beyond the vision of others. They show the values and integrity of a statesman.
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10 Q
PALSC
Sep 03 10
207 plays
15 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.
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10 Q
Plodd
Sep 11 10
174 plays
16 The Life and Times of Sir Winston Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill is perhaps the most eminent British prime minister of all time. This quiz will test your knowledge, and hopefully provide an interesting insight into this great man.
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10 Q
delboy22
Dec 05 07
894 plays
17 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.
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10 Q
bucknallbabe
Aug 19 09
375 plays
18 Prime Ministerial Constituencies
This quiz attempts to find out how much you know about those who have led the British people as prime minister. I will give you a constituency and with a little clue you name the politician who served there. Enjoy!
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10 Q
jonnowales
Aug 27 08
675 plays
19 Winston Churchill Quotes
Churchill could always be relied on for a good quote. Following is a short quiz on some of his famous - and infamous - utterances.
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15 Q
jeffa
Feb 06 02
1461 plays
20 Parliamentary, My Dear Watson
The role of Deputy Prime Minister is not an official one in the UK, and not all Prime Ministers choose to have a deputy. Some politicians have held the title, or been designated as a deputy, and this quiz is about them.
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10 Q
rossian
Jul 01 12
360 plays
21 British Prime Ministers 1721-2001
The term 'Prime Minister' has been used in Britain since 1721 to denote the head of the British government. Test your knowledge of the long line of PMs.
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15 Q
bloomsby
Mar 28 01
1767 plays
22 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?
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uglybird
Jul 28 05
513 plays
23 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.
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10 Q
talbotbruno
Sep 07 07
693 plays
24 Family Politics
Lots of British Prime Ministers have had family links to each other - and surprisingly they're not all from the 18th and 19th centuries, when patronage was the key to gaining political office! Take this quiz to find out more.
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Fifiona81
Apr 15 14
153 plays
25 The Genesis of the Whig Party
And the assorted butterflies that appeared in British politics as the Whigs metamorphosed into the Liberal Democrats.
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15 Q
Englizzie
May 31 10
135 plays
26 British Prime Ministers
A mixture of easy and hard questions on British Prime Ministers from 1721 to 2004.
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mochyn
Jun 11 04
1530 plays
27 Edward Heath, British Prime Minister: 1970-74
Welcome to my quiz on Edward Heath, who was Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister of Britain in the early 1970s. I hope you enjoy it!
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10 Q
bolan1
Aug 06 04
426 plays
28 Gordon Brown MP
In June 2007, Gordon Brown MP became Leader of the Labour Party, and British Prime Minister in succession to Tony Blair. This quiz is on this interesting man.
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10 Q
sancho_pft
Aug 04 07
468 plays
29 The Life and Times of Margaret Thatcher
Mrs Thatcher remains the most influential British politician of my lifetime, arguably the most influential since Churchill. This quiz looks at her political life and times.
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10 Q
dersinghampaul
Nov 07 11
321 plays
30 UK Politicians After 1721
Team quiz by The Sizziloons
This quiz tests your knowledge of UK politicians after 1721. No kings or queens. Good luck!
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10 Q
Rehaberpro
Jan 21 11
300 plays
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* From 1924-29 Churchill was the (Conservative) Chancellor of the Exchequer. Which of these events is Churchill associated with?
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