- What is the official residence of the president of France?
- Who set out his political ideas in Mein Kampf?
- Who preceded Ronald Reagan as American president?
- In which year was Ulster incorporated into the UK, under the Home
- What name is shared by the chairs of the UK House of Commons and the
US House of Representatives?
- Which is the lower house of the British parliament?
- Of what electoral system are "single transferable vote" and "party
- Who was the USA's vice president in 1990?
- Which prime minister took Britain into the European Community in
- Which publication was the vehicle for John 'Wilkes's attacks on the
Tories for which he was imprisoned in 1768?
- How did the suffragette Emily Davison meet her death in 1913?
- What was enforced by Parliament in 1379 and was the trigger that
caused the Peasants' Revolt?
- In which country did Pol Pot lead the feared Khmer Rouge?
- How often are American presidential elections held?
- Israel was proclaimed an independent state in 1948. Who was its prime
minister from then until 1963?
- Who did Margaret Thatcher succeed as leader of the Conservative
- Who said 'A week is a long time in politics'?
- In which parliament has the UK 87 seats for members who are elected
for a five0-year term?
- What name is given to the series of strikes in the winter of 1978-79
that led to the defeat of the Labour government?
- Which Elizabethan politician, philosopher and essayist was fined
L40,000 for taking bribes?
- Who succeeded Clement Attlee as Labour Party leader in 1955?
- Whose book Sexual Politics was a landmark in feminist thinking?
- Which American economist is the foremost advocate of monetarism?
- In what year did the Representation of the People Act give the vote
to all women over 21?
- Who was Italy's Fascist lender from 1925-43?
- Which human-rights organization campaigns for the release of
political prisoners worldwide?|
- Which British company was effectively the ruler of much of India
until the India Act of 1858?
- What offence was former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega tried for in
- Which are the two main political parties in the USA?
- What do the British call the person other countries might call
minister of the interior?
- Who was the youngest ever leader of the Labour Party, elected in
- Which party leader was a Royal Marine commando?
- Which British prime minister fell from office because of his repeal
of the Corn Laws?
- Which Conservative MP was a middle-distance runner who won two
Olympic gold medals and set eleven world records during the 1970s and
Answers to Quiz #72 - Political Trivia Answers
- Elysee Palace.
- Adolf Hitler.
- Jimmy Carter.
- House of Commons.
- Proportional representation.
- Dan Quayle.
- Edward Heath.
- The North Briton.
- She threw herself under the king's horse in the Derby.
- Poll tax.
- Every four years.
- Edward Heath.
- Harold Wilson.
- European Parliament.
- Winter of Discontent.
- Frances Bacon.
- Hugh Gaitskell.
- Kate Millett.
- Milton Friedman.
- Amnesty International.
- East India Company.
- Drug Trafficking.
- Democrats and Republicans.
- Home Secretary.
- Neil Kinnock
- Paddy Ashdown.
- Robert Peel.
- Sebastian Coe.