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How Much Do You Actually Know About British Politics?

A strong and stable quiz, for the many, not the few.

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  1. 1. Which party's logo has had the colour removed?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Conservative
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Green
    Correct
    Incorrect
    UKIP
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Liberal Democrats
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Labour
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Lib Dems.

    It's the Lib Dems.
  2. 2. Name someone who served as leader of the Conservative party since 1992 but was NEVER prime minister.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith, and Michael Howard

  3. 3. Complete the sequence.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2010

    These are the years in which the largest party changed from Labour to Conservative or vice versa. After 13 years in power, Labour lost out to the Tories in 2010.

  4. 4. Which party leader's name is an anagram of...

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Lib Dem leader Tim Farron.

  5. 5. Is this a photo of Conservative politician David Davies or Conservative politician David Davis?

    Jack Taylor / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    That's Conservative politician David Davies.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    That's Conservative politician David Davis.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Conservative politician David Davis. Obviously.

    This is Conservative politician David Davies.

    It was Conservative politician David Davis. Obviously.
    Via Matthew Horwood / Getty Images
  6. 6. Who did Tony Blair succeed as Labour leader in 1994?

    Steve Eason / Getty Images
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    Incorrect
    Michael Foot
    Correct
    Incorrect
    John Smith
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Neil Kinnock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John Smith

  7. 7. And how many general elections did Blair win?

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    Incorrect
    1
    Correct
    Incorrect
    2
    Correct
    Incorrect
    3
  8. 8. Which postwar prime minister has had the vowels removed from his name?

    (Note: Spaces have been added to make it harder. Sorry.)

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Anthony Eden

  9. 9. Name someone who was leader of the Liberal Democrats between Paddy Ashdown and Nick Clegg (excluding acting leaders).

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Charles Kennedy and Menzies Campbell

  10. 10. Which is the correct spelling?

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    Incorrect
    MILLIBAND
    Correct
    Incorrect
    MILIBAND
  11. 11. Which of these Jameses rhymes with this MP's surname?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Blunt
    Blunt
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Corden
    Corden
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bond
    Bond
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Jeremy Hunt. Which rhymes with Blunt.

  12. 12. Which party's logo is this?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Scottish National Party
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Democratic Unionist Party
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Green
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Plaid Cymru
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sinn Féin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the SNP's logo.

    It's the SNP's logo.
  13. 13. Other than Gordon Brown, name someone who was chancellor of the Exchequer during the 1990s.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John Major, Norman Lamont, and Kenneth Clarke

  14. 14. Complete this sequence:

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sedgefield

    These are the constituencies of the last four prime ministers, going back in time. Theresa May is MP for Maidenhead, David Cameron was MP for Witney, Gordon Brown was MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath, and Tony Blair was MP for Sedgefield.

  15. 15. Which constituency has the largest population in the UK?

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    Incorrect
    Isle of Wight
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hackney North and Stoke Newington
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Manchester Central
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Orkney and Shetland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Isle of Wight

    In 2015 it had an electorate of almost 110,000. That's nearly 20,000 more people than the next largest, Ilford South.

  16. 16. Which cabinet minister's name is an anagram of...

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Amber Rudd, the current home secretary

  17. 17. And finally, name one of the TWO candidates standing for re-election who have been continuous MPs since 1970.

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kenneth Clarke and Dennis Skinner

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