Trivia Quiz #73 - Trivia Questions About World Politics
Trivia Quiz questions about Politics
Answers to Quiz #73 - Political Trivia Answers
- What was the racial segregation policy practiced by South
Africa's National Party until 1994?
- Which party was led by Adolf Hitler from 1921 to 1945?
- How old must you be to vote in a British parliamentary election?
- How many readings does an act of Parliament have in the House of
Commons before being given royal assent?
- In which city did Karl Marx write Das Kapital?
- What was the former name of the British Green Party?
- Which party did F W de Klerk represent as South African president?
- What is the term used when a sitting MP is removed as the candidate
for a forthcoming election?
- Who played the part of Piers Fletcher Dervish, personal assistant to
MP Alan B'stard, in the television comedy series The New Statesman?
- Which MP entered Parliament as a Tory in 1833, but became Liberal
prime minister in 1868?
- What was the British government forced to abolish in 1991, replacing
it with the council tax?
- Who was the last foreign secretary to serve in Margaret Thatcher's
cabinet, an MP who also contested the leadership after her resignation?
- Which publication documents all proceedings of the British
- Which British minister of health inaugurated the National Health
- Who were the two prime ministers of Britain during World War II?
- What is the name for the group of opposition spokesmen who comment on
the policies of government ministers?
- Who was "Britain's first ever Labour prime minister in 1924?
- Which politician has been referred to as "Red Ken"?
- What became known s "the F-word" at the 1991 Maastricht summit, where
Britain wanted it removed from the treaty?
- Which British actress won the Hampstead and Highgate seat for Labour
in the 1992 General Election?
- Whose book Inside NO 10 described Harold Wilson's Downing Street
- What is the name of the Welsh nationalist party?
- What is the Swedish name of the official who acts for the private
citizen in complaints against the government?
- Which US president introduced the New Deal in 1933 to counter the
- Mario Soares became the first socialist president of which country in
- Which policy helped Pierre Trudeau to a landslide victory in the
Canadian presidential election of 1980?
- What is the title of the member of the upper house equivalent to that
of the Speaker in the lower house?
- Who was the first president of France's Fifth Republic?
- Who was dismissed from office as Australian prime minister in 1975
after refusing to call a general election?
- Which government office was held successively by Geoffrey Howe, Nigel
Lasson, and John Major?
- What is the more common name of the "simple plurality" system of
- Which word, meaning "I forbid" in Latin, means the right to prevent a
law being enacted or an action being taken?
- What collective name is given to the first ten amendments to the US
- What is the collective name of the international agreements signed by
all the member states of the European Community?
- In which year did Mikhail Gorbachev resign as Soviet president?
- Which political commentator has presented both Weekend World and A
Week in Politics?
- How many countries are there in the British Commonwealth?
- What is the Irish house of representatives called?
- What word for unthinking patriotism is derived from the name of one
of Napoleon's admirers?
- Nazi Party.
- Ecology Party.
- National Party.
- Michael Troughton.
- Poll tax / community charge.
- Douglas Hurd.
- Aneurin Bevan.
- Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill.
- Shadow cabinet.
- James Ramsey MacDonald.
- Ken Livingstone.
- Glenda Jackson.
- Lady Falkender.
- Plaid Cyumru.
- Franklin Roosevelt.
- Opposing Quebec separatism.
- Lord Chancellor.
- Charles de Gaulle.
- Gough Whitlam.
- First past the post.
- Bill of Rights.
- Treaties of Rome.
- Peter Jay.
- Dáil Éireann