London Politics

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Politics Quizzes & Trivia

Order. Order. It's time for the London politics quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Westminster Bridge is painted green to reflect the nearby House of Commons. But which bridge is painted red, in honour of the Lords?
    • A. 

      Waterloo

    • B. 

      Lambeth

    • C. 

      Vauxhall

    • D. 

      Hungerford

  • 2. 
    Which popular mock elections, regularly held in Wandsworth in the 18th Century, attracted such candidates as Sir George Comefirst, Lord Twankum and Squire Blowmedown?
    • A. 

      The Garrat elections

    • B. 

      The Tyburn elections

    • C. 

      The Bromley Hustings

    • D. 

      The Edgware mayordom

  • 3. 
    City Hall, the headquarters of the Greater London Authority and seat of the Mayor of London, near Tower Bridge was designed by which architect?
    • A. 

      Norman Foster

    • B. 

      Zaha Hadid

    • C. 

      Richard Rogers

    • D. 

      Nicholas Grimshaw

  • 4. 
    Which notorious parliamentarian is immortalised in statue (said to be London's only cross-eyed statue) on Fetter Lane.
    • A. 

      Charles James Fox

    • B. 

      John Wilkes

    • C. 

      Lord George Gordon

    • D. 

      Edmund Burke

  • 5. 
    Big Ben and its clock tower celebrated which anniversary last year?
    • A. 

      200 years

    • B. 

      100 years

    • C. 

      150 years

    • D. 

      300 years

  • 6. 
    What is Mayor Boris Johnson's full name?
    • A. 

      Boris Herbert Morrison Johnson

    • B. 

      Lucas Boris Hemplemann Johnson

    • C. 

      Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson

    • D. 

      Boris Munchausen Mickele Johnson

  • 7. 
    Not including the City of London, which has autonomic status, how many London Boroughs are there?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      32

  • 8. 
    After the destruction of the Commons Chamber by enemy action in 1941, where did the House of Commons meet until the chamber was rebuilt in 1950?
    • A. 

      Westminster Hall

    • B. 

      House of Lords Chamber

    • C. 

      Methodist Central Hall

    • D. 

      Westminster School

  • 9. 
    Margaret Thatcher represented which London constituency from 1959 to 1992?
    • A. 

      Islington North

    • B. 

      Westminster North

    • C. 

      Twickenham

    • D. 

      Finchley

  • 10. 
    Who went to the polls as Tory candidate in the first London Mayoral election in 2000?
    • A. 

      Jeffrey Archer

    • B. 

      Steven Norris

    • C. 

      David Davis

    • D. 

      Boris Johnson