Conservative Party General Knowledge Quiz

46 Questions | Total Attempts: 228

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A quiz for all budding Conservative politicians to brush up on their history of parliament, people and events.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the Parliament Act introduced? 
    • A. 

      1910

    • B. 

      1911

    • C. 

      1912

    • D. 

      1914

    • E. 

      1918

  • 2. 
    When were 5 year Parliamentary terms introduced? 
    • A. 

      1908

    • B. 

      1909

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1911

    • E. 

      1914

  • 3. 
    How many times was Stanley Baldwin Prime Minister? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    How many times was Winston Churchill Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 5. 
    How long (in years) was Margaret Thatcher Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      13

  • 6. 
    How long (in years) was John Major Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      8

  • 7. 
    In 2009, how many MPs are there in the House of Commons?
    • A. 

      602

    • B. 

      645

    • C. 

      647

    • D. 

      603

    • E. 

      649

  • 8. 
    In August 2009, how many women MPs are there in the House of Commons?
    • A. 

      169

    • B. 

      196

    • C. 

      136

    • D. 

      126

    • E. 

      116

  • 9. 
    Who was the first woman MP?
    • A. 

      Hiacinth Baku

    • B. 

      Jasmina Khan

    • C. 

      Jenny Malkiowicz

    • D. 

      Mata Hari

    • E. 

      Constance Markievicz

  • 10. 
    Who was the first woman Minister?
    • A. 

      Margaret Bondfield

    • B. 

      Margaret Bowffield

    • C. 

      Margaret Blowfeld

    • D. 

      Maggie Grimes

    • E. 

      Margot Bond

  • 11. 
    Who is the Father of the House? ( the MP with the longest unbroken service (in 2009))
    • A. 

      Allen Clyde

    • B. 

      Alan Corruthers

    • C. 

      Rt Hon Alun Jones MP.

    • D. 

      Rt Hon Alan Williams MP.

    • E. 

      Rt Hon Alain Small

  • 12. 
    In August 2009, who is the oldest MP?
    • A. 

      Rt Hon Alan Corruthers

    • B. 

      Rt Hon Michael Howard

    • C. 

      Rt Hon Peter Mandelson

    • D. 

      Rt Hon Ian Duncan Smith

    • E. 

      Rt Hon Ian Paisley

  • 13. 
    Who followed William Hague as Leader of the Conservative Party?
    • A. 

      Michael Howard

    • B. 

      Iain Duncan Smith

    • C. 

      John Major

  • 14. 
    When was David William Donald Cameron born?
    • A. 

      9 October 1963

    • B. 

      9 October 1964

    • C. 

      9 October 1965

    • D. 

      9 October 1966

    • E. 

      9 October 1967

  • 15. 
    When did David Cameron become leader of the Conservative Party?
    • A. 

      December 2005

    • B. 

      January 2006

    • C. 

      March 2006

    • D. 

      November 2005

    • E. 

      April 2006

  • 16. 
    Which Oxford College did David Cameron attend?
    • A. 

      Brasenose

    • B. 

      Balliol

    • C. 

      Kings

    • D. 

      All Saints

    • E. 

      Magdalen

  • 17. 
    True or false?The KGB tried to recruit David Cameron
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What did David Cameron study at Oxford?
    • A. 

      Physics, Chemistry and Biology

    • B. 

      Philosophy, Physics and Economics

    • C. 

      Philosophy, Economics and Chemistry

    • D. 

      Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

  • 19. 
    David Cameron was born in London, brought up in Newbury in Berkshire and also in?
    • A. 

      St Pauls, Bristol

    • B. 

      Stretford, Manchester

    • C. 

      Cowley, Oxford

    • D. 

      Solihull, Birmingham

    • E. 

      Totley, Sheffield

  • 20. 
    David Cameron is a direct descendent of which King?
    • A. 

      William III

    • B. 

      William IV

    • C. 

      George III

    • D. 

      George IV

  • 21. 
    Which constituency does David Cameron represent?
    • A. 

      Whitely

    • B. 

      Waverley

    • C. 

      Witney

    • D. 

      Whalley Range

    • E. 

      Whitstable

  • 22. 
    What is the name of David Cameron's wife?
    • A. 

      Sally

    • B. 

      Sarah

    • C. 

      Sinetta

    • D. 

      Sonia

    • E. 

      Samantha

  • 23. 
    Who is the Speaker of the House of Commons? (August 2009)
    • A. 

      John Bennow

    • B. 

      John Curnow

    • C. 

      John Bercow

    • D. 

      John Malkeowicz

    • E. 

      Jon Benbow

  • 24. 
    Who in August 2009 is the House of Commons' youngest MP?
    • A. 

      Chloe Smith

    • B. 

      John Smith

    • C. 

      Chloe Jones

    • D. 

      Jone Jones

    • E. 

      Cliff Jones

  • 25. 
    In the 2005 General Election, how many MPs came from an ethnic background?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      56

    • D. 

      63

    • E. 

      105

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