Statistics for PLT- British Politics- Executive

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  • This quiz has been taken 6 times
  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
Which figure enjoys the royal prerogative?Prime Minister
100%
Which post did Nick Clegg take up in 2010?Deputy Prime Minister
83%
What tax did Thatcher implement that led to her downfall?Poll Tax
83%
In what year did Blair fall from power?2007
83%
What is an example of Thatcher using her prerogative power of military deployment?Falklands War
83%
What year marked Thatcher becoming Prime Minister?1979
83%
What is the name of the most senior civil servant in the UK?Cabinet Secretary
67%
What event caused he fall of Blair?Iraq War
67%
Who succeeded Brown as Prime Minister?David Cameron
67%
What event caused Amber Rudd to resign?Windrush Scandal
67%
In her foreign policy, what country did Thatcher strongly confront?USSR
50%
Who is the current cabinet secretary?Mark Sedwill
50%
What two factions separated Labour at the time?Brownites
33%
What was the name of the Inner Cabinet during the 2010 coalition government?The Quad
33%
What two factions separated Labour at the time?Blairites
33%
What refers to the obligation of all ministers to support government policy?Collective Responsibility
33%
What term refers to the ability to appoint or dismiss ministers?Patronage
33%
What faction did Thatcher lead within the Conservative Party?Dries
33%
Who led the 'left-wing' faction against Blair?Jeremy Corbyn
17%
What major event took place in Brown's tenureship?2008 Financial Crash
17%

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