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Here you'll find quizzes about prime ministers, Parliament, and other facets of the government of the United Kingdom.
95 U.K. Government quizzes and 1,330 U.K. Government trivia questions.
  UK General Elections 2010 and 2015 UK General Elections: 2010 and 2015 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz takes a look at the results of the UK General Elections held in 2010 and 2015 through the medium of pictures. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 04 15
375 plays
  Nursery Rhyme UK Government top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
To meet a challenge laid down by bernie73, this quiz will have ten questions on aspects of British government inspired by, and (loosely) based on the nursery rhyme 'One, two, buckle my shoe'.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Oct 16 21
rossian editor
Oct 16 21
260 plays
  The Churchill Perspective: World Leaders best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, uglybird, Aug 01 22
uglybird gold member
Aug 01 22
3436 plays
  The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything - 10 questions - 5 mins
In 2019, the Conservative Party won the UK General Election with an 80-seat majority, and Boris Johnson became the UK Prime Minister. However, not everything went smoothly for him and his Ministers. Can you answer these questions about some of them?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jun 10 22
Jun 10 22
159 plays
  Traditions of the UK Houses of Parliament editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The UK Houses of Parliament have existed for hundreds of years and their workings are steeped in tradition. This Quiz deals with some of the odder features of their proceedings!
Average, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Jan 01 21
Southendboy gold member
Jan 01 21
271 plays
  The United Kingdom Explained great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The challenge is to figure out how the United Kingdom, its four constituent countries, its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories, and the broader British Commonwealth fit together as a geo-political whole.
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Jun 10 20
reedy gold member
Jun 10 20
331 plays
  Brexit Britain: The First Cabinet popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about the first Cabinet of the British government to include a post called "Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union"?
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Apr 24 17
Fifiona81 editor
Apr 24 17
1232 plays
  They Did Nothing Wrong best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Snowman, Jul 09 09
Snowman gold member
992 plays
  Belfast: A 'Who's Who?' of the 'Troubles' best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, dsimpy, Jun 28 21
Jun 28 21
374 plays
  So Long popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match the whos, whys and whats associated with saying "so long" to these British politicians, most of whom retired prematurely from their positions for personal or other reasons.
Easier, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Jun 24 19
Jun 24 19
461 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the Prime Minister following the 2001 UK General Election?

From Quiz "The UK General Election 2001"

  Sheep in Politics great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Dec 23 15
rossian editor
805 plays
  Politics UK - 10 questions - 3 mins
A variety of questions about the workings of the political system in the UK.
Easier, 10 Qns, fmcculloch, Mar 22 20
Mar 22 20
3645 plays
  Female Political Leaders of the UK - 10 questions - 3 mins
Welcome to this quiz about past and present female UK political leaders. Match the leader and her political party or office.
Easier, 10 Qns, KentQuizzer, Apr 12 18
KentQuizzer gold member
Apr 12 18
375 plays
  2017 UK General Election popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The June 2017 UK general election threw up a few surprises. See what you can remember from a night of swings, holds, and more than a few tears. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, pagea, Jun 14 17
Jun 14 17
281 plays
  Deep Cuts - the 2010 Coalition Government great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, rossian, Nov 12 13
rossian editor
276 plays
  The Brexit Battle - 10 questions - 4 mins
A momentous decision was taken by the British people when they voted to leave the European Union. How much do you remember about this historic event, colloquially known as "Brexit"?
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, Nov 30 18
480154st gold member
Nov 30 18
247 plays
  The Government of the UK: House of Lords popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, uglybird, Jul 28 05
uglybird gold member
590 plays
  Help! I'm Locked Out of the House! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, bucknallbabe, Aug 20 09
bucknallbabe gold member
664 plays
  After the Party - 10 questions - 5 mins
Founded in 1920, the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) disbanded in 1991. The people in this quiz either joined and then left the Party, or grew up in Communist families.
Average, 10 Qns, dellastreet, Sep 28 21
dellastreet gold member
Sep 28 21
124 plays
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, Uglybird, Oct 02 21
Uglybird gold member
Oct 02 21
1362 plays
  'Valecti Garde (Corporis) Domini Regis'... - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, SisterSeagull, Nov 17 14
SisterSeagull gold member
163 plays
  UK Politicians After 1721 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz tests your knowledge of UK politicians after 1721. No kings or queens. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Aug 12 21
Aug 12 21
367 plays
  British Politics for Foreigners - 10 questions - 3 mins
Questions on British politics and government. Mainly for Americans and Australian.
Average, 10 Qns, Bretton, Jan 12 18
Jan 12 18
2071 plays
  Women in British Politics popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, talbotbruno, Sep 08 07
770 plays
  Oliver Cromwell - 15 questions - 5 mins
Oliver Cromwell and the English Civil War.
Difficult, 15 Qns, deadmeat, Jun 20 05
1434 plays
  UK Politicians' Nicknames - 10 questions - 3 mins
Love them or hate them, politicians have their nicknames. See which UK statesmen and women you recognise
Average, 10 Qns, bridget3, Feb 20 10
1974 plays
  British Politics - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, fay_mc, Dec 26 20
Dec 26 20
1657 plays
  The Monster Raving Loony Party popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Plodd, Sep 11 10
263 plays
  The Genesis of the Whig Party - 15 questions - 10 mins
And the assorted butterflies that appeared in British politics as the Whigs metamorphosed into the Liberal Democrats.
Average, 15 Qns, Englizzie, May 31 10
186 plays
  The Scottish Parliament - 15 questions - 4 mins
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, Roslyn, May 19 17
May 19 17
550 plays
  The UK General Election 2001 - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, froomie, Jul 18 12
888 plays
  Shaftesbury - The Poor Man's Earl - 15 questions - 7 mins
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, teadrinker, Jun 20 05
240 plays
  Britain and the European Union - 10 questions - 4 mins
The European Union is heavily, indeed obsessively, reported and misreported in the UK media. The impact of the EU on the United Kingdom is a great matter of debate. A short quiz to see what you really know about this subject.
Average, 10 Qns, rialto88, Jun 14 21
Jun 14 21
744 plays
  The 1987 British General Election - 15 questions - 4 mins
Questions on the 1987 British General Election.
Average, 15 Qns, Mullaney, Jan 30 14
567 plays
  British MPs (2002) - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Matve, Jan 27 22
Jan 27 22
756 plays
  The Blair Government - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, slickrik000, Dec 10 07
1101 plays
  General British Politics - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on some of the basics of British politics.
Average, 10 Qns, slickrik000, Aug 03 16
Aug 03 16
943 plays
  Who is Left? - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz about British politicians and whether they were right wing or left wing. I will give a selection of politicians who all held the same post, and you need to pick out which one is or was a left wing (Labour) politician.
Average, 10 Qns, al99, Aug 16 16
Aug 16 16
231 plays
  Northern Ireland Political Quotations - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, btpriest, Jul 25 13
531 plays
  Northern Ireland Politics - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, btpriest, Nov 30 07
Very Difficult
667 plays
  Defectors - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz about British Members of Parliament who have defected to other Parties.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mullaney, Feb 14 04
369 plays
  Lord Palmerston - 10 questions - 4 mins
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, controlled or directed British foreign policy for a great deal of the 19th Century. If you didn't know that, then I don't fancy your chances with this quiz about him.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mugaboo, Nov 25 20
Mugaboo gold member
Nov 25 20
291 plays
  UK Parliament - 10 questions - 6 mins
All questions refer to the practices and principles of the British Parliament.
Difficult, 10 Qns, flytecontrol, Mar 18 13
415 plays
  Scottish Local Government - 10 questions - 4 mins
This may be a little tough if you are not familiar with Scottish politics, but give it a go anyway!
Average, 10 Qns, jeanius, Jun 14 21
Jun 14 21
327 plays
  2003 Scottish Parliament Elections - 15 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on the 2003 elections to the Scottish Parliament.
Average, 15 Qns, peledavid16, May 09 03
387 plays
  Modern British Politics - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a pretty easy quiz, with questions up to June 2003.
Tough, 10 Qns, forrestlover, Oct 03 21
Oct 03 21
892 plays
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