5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- The current leader of the Labour party in Great Britain.
- The executive departments that work with the Prime Minister. Its head ministers are chosen by the Prime Minister.
- The practice of decentralizing the unitary authority from Westminster to the other parts of the UK. Most certainly promoted by the Scottish and Welsh.
- The largest of the "third" parties in Britain. They are the most "left" of the major parties. Their current leader is Sir "menzies" Campbell.
4 True/False questions
Tony Blair → 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.
First-past-the-post → 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.
QUANGOS → 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.
Downing Street → Represents the Prime Minister and related office. Its where the PM lives.