UK General Elections Quiz

Just a quick politics quiz, just to see if you know the basics! Have fun :)

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  • Created by: Beany
  • Created on: 12-05-13 18:26
How old do you have to be to vote in a UK election?
18
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How many parliamentary constituencies are there in the UK?
650
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When do by-elections usually take place?
When an MP dies or resigns between elections
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What type of voting system does the UK currently have?
First Past The Post
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How often are General Elections usually held in the UK?
About every Five years
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Which party usually forms the government after a UK General Election?
The party with the most MP's
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What is a "hung parliament"?
A parliament where there is no overall winner in the General Election
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What does MP stand for?
Member of Parliament
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