General Election Campaign 2015

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General Election Campaign 2015

Have you been closely following every poll, TV interview and celebrity endorsement? Or have you been paying as much attention to this year’s General Election campaign as David Cameron has to which football team he supports….? Test your trivia knowledge of the highlights – and lowlights – of this year’s General Election campaign with this short quiz, compiled by APCO Worldwide’s UK public affairs team. Rules:The closing date for this quiz is Tuesday, May 12 at 5pm GMT. You will see there is a tie-break question at the end of the quiz but, if we still end up with a draw, the top-scoring entries will be entered into a hat and the winner will be pulled at random. The winner will receive a magnum of champagn


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tie Break QuestionIn the event of a tie at the top, we will use people’s speculative answer to the following tie-break question to narrow the field: Who do you think will be appointed as the next Secretary of State for Scotland?Please give a two word answer
  • 2. 
    Despite previously professing to be a lifelong Aston Villa fan, which football club did David Cameron accidentally claim to support in a speech in April 2015?
    • A. 

      Birmingham City

    • B. 

      Chelsea

    • C. 

      West Bromwich Albion

    • D. 

      West Ham

  • 3. 
    Which of these politicians is not standing as a candidate in the 2015 General Election?
    • A. 

      Nigel Dodds, DUP

    • B. 

      Nigel Farage, UKIP

    • C. 

      Nicola Sturgeon, SNP

    • D. 

      Leanne Wood, Plaid Cymru

  • 4. 
    Which outgoing Labour minister left a letter on his desk at the Treasury in 2010 – often brandished by David Cameron during this campaign – saying “I'm afraid there is no money” and wishing his successor as Chief Secretary good luck?
    • A. 

      Ed Balls

    • B. 

      Andy Burnham

    • C. 

      Liam Byrne

    • D. 

      Alastair Darling

  • 5. 
    Which radio journalist was questioning Green Party leader Natalie Bennett on her party's housing policies, when she suffered what she later described as a “mental brain fade”?
    • A. 

      Iain Dale

    • B. 

      Nick Ferrari

    • C. 

      James Naughtie

    • D. 

      Jeremy Vine

  • 6. 
    After famously punching a protester during the 2001 election campaign, this time John Prescott took to the boxing ring to throw punches at which political journalist?
    • A. 

      Tom Bradby

    • B. 

      Adam Boulton

    • C. 

      Michael Crick

    • D. 

      James Landale

  • 7. 
    How tall was the limestone plinth which was engraved with Ed Miliband's six key policy pledges?
    • A. 

      5 foot six inches

    • B. 

      8 foot six inches

    • C. 

      10 foot six inches

    • D. 

      12 foot six inches

  • 8. 
    Which candidate for Aberavon has close family ties at the upper echelons of the Labour party?
    • A. 

      Euan Blair

    • B. 

      Jack Dromey

    • C. 

      Stephen Kinnock

    • D. 

      Will Straw

  • 9. 
    Which seat is Boris Johnson's brother, Jo Johnson, contesting in this election?
    • A. 

      Beckenham

    • B. 

      Bromley & Chislehurst

    • C. 

      Old Bexley & Sidcup

    • D. 

      Orpington

  • 10. 
    'Na h-Eileanan an Iar' is a constituency is which part of the UK? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Northern Ireland

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      Wales

  • 11. 
    What was Nick Clegg's majority in Sheffield Hallam in 2010?
    • A. 

      1,284

    • B. 

      5,284

    • C. 

      10,284

    • D. 

      15,284

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