The Government Of Edward Heath

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Edward Heath Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz about the British Prime minister Edward Heath who gained Britain entry to the EEC and how he ran his government. Answer the quiz below to gauge your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did Heath become Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1973

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1969

  • 2. 
    Who was the Prime Minister immediatly before Heath?
    • A. 

      Harold Wilson

    • B. 

      Howard Macmillan

    • C. 

      Clement Attlee

    • D. 

      James Callaghan

  • 3. 
    Who was the Prime Minister immediatly after Heath?
    • A. 

      James Callaghan

    • B. 

      Harold Wilson

    • C. 

      Margaret Thatcher

    • D. 

      Tony Blair

  • 4. 
    In what year did the '3-day week' crisis occur?
    • A. 

      1972

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1974

  • 5. 
    Who was the Leader of the NUM during Heath's time in power?
    • A. 

      Arthur Scargill

    • B. 

      Stafford Cripps

    • C. 

      Simon Pegg

    • D. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 6. 
    Heath was the Prime Minister who gained Britain entry to the EEC, who were the two before him who tried and failed to do so?
    • A. 

      Wilson and Macmillan

    • B. 

      Wilson and Doulas-Home

    • C. 

      Attlee and Churchill

    • D. 

      Dastardly and Muttley

  • 7. 
    For how many years was Heath the leader of the opposition beofre his election victory?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 8. 
    In what year did Heath's government make its economic U-turn?
    • A. 

      1971

    • B. 

      1973

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1974

  • 9. 
    In 1973 the OPEC (Office of Petroleum Exporting Countries) declared an emargo on what?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Diesel

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 10. 
    In what year did Heath come out of power?
    • A. 

      1974

    • B. 

      1975

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1977

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