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UK, the EU and Brexit Quiz

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Last updated: August 22, 2018
First submittedAugust 22, 2018
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What year did they join?
1973
Who was the Prime Minister then?
Edward Heath
What Prime Minister spoke of anti-Euopean "bastards" in his Government?
John Major
What part of the EU did Thatcher join in 1990?
Exchange Rate Mechanism
What year was the most recent referendum on membership held?
2016
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What Prime Minister called that referendum?
David Cameron
What percentage of the OVERALL ELIGIBLE population of voters voted to leave?
37%
On the day after the referendum, what front line politician stunned many by saying Article 50 (mechanism to start the leave process) should be invoked now?
Jeremy Corbyn
Who said the British people have had enough of experts during the referendum campaign?
Michael Gove
What is the name of the main campaign arguing for another referendum on the terms of the leave deal negotiated between the UK and the EU?
People's Vote
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level 57
Nov 17, 2018
The EU didn't exist in 1973, so Q1 is inaccurate. Maybe change it to when the UK joined the European Community?
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level 58
Nov 19, 2018
I think that 88% are getting it right indicates it's pretty clear to people. But thanks anyway!
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level 44
May 25, 2019
37%?? What's that's about?
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level 58
May 27, 2019
Re-read the question!!