5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Ideology that ruled Great Britain during the 1980s in which it was named after the leader of the time. Characteristics include strong foreign policy and promotion of free market economy
- A British moderate-liberal political party that has controlled since 1997. Promotes social welfare programs. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown are both members.
- Another name for a winner-take-all electoral system (used in Britain) in which the person with the most votes, even if under a majority, wins the office. Promotes a two party system.
- The largest British political party on the right. Pro free market economy and privatization. Was strong during the 1980s and 'early 1990s during the rule of Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
- Prime Minister from 1997-2007. He was known for his large policy staff (White House style). Downfall was his support of President Bush and the Iraq war.
4 True/False questions
QUANGOS → The executive departments that work with the Prime Minister. Its head ministers are chosen by the Prime Minister.
Cabinet → Created by an Act of Parliament in Great Britain, these advise the government of policy and may deliver public services. The heads are appointed by a cabinet minister.
Liberal Democrats → The largest of the "third" parties in Britain. They are the most "left" of the major parties. Their current leader is Sir "menzies" Campbell.
Downing Street → Represents the Prime Minister and related office. Its where the PM lives.