Politics is a complicated topic that many people try to avoid at a dinner party or daily conversation. But it is definitely an important part of our daily lives. From Brexit and referendum to Donald Trump and peace talks, perhaps you might have seen or heard them at least once on TV or news. Try the following trivia politics quiz questions and answers to see how much you know.
Politics Quiz Questions And Answers
1. Who is the current British head of state?
A. Queen Elizabeth II
B. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
C. The Lord Fowler
2. What does the acronym MP stands for in politics?
A. Member of Politics
B. Member of Party
C. Member of Parliament
3. Which of the following politicians was not a British prime minister?
A. Harold Macmillan
B. Winston Churchill
C. John Maynard Keynes
4. Which branch of government is responsible for making laws?
5. What is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom called?
A. The House of Lords
B. The House of Commons
C. The House of Officials
6. How many parties dominate the British political system?
7. When did the concepts of democracy first originate?
A. In ancient Rome
B. In ancient Greece
C. In ancient Persian
8. Which was the first self-governing country in the world to grant the right to vote to all adult women in 1893?
C. New Zealand
9. Who won the 2020 United States presidential election?
A. Joe Biden
B. Donald J. Trump
C. Barrack Obama
10. Which did people in Britain vote in favour of Brexit?
11. Which animal is the symbol of the U.S. Republican Party?
12. The first referendum in Britain was on which subject?
A. To join NATO
B. To join the EEC
C. To return Hongkong to China
13. Angela Merkel is the current chancellor or head of government in which country?
14. Where does the British prime minister live?
A. 7 Baker Street
B. 9 Abbey Road
C. 10 Downing Street
15. What is the colour of the seats in the House of Commons?
16. Who is often considered to be the father of modern political science and political philosophy?
A. Niccolo Machiavelli
C. Alexander the Great
17. How many members of Parliament are there in the United Kingdom?
18. What was the reason for the resignation of David Cameron as Prime Minister in 2016?
A. He was accused of corruption
B. The UK voted to leave the EU
C. He had a health issue
19. What is the oldest political party in the United Kingdom?
A. The Green Party
B. The Labour Party
C. The Conservative Party
20. When was the latest United Kingdom general election held?
A. In 2015
B. In 2017
C. In 2019
21. How many minutes does the Prime Minister’s Question Time last?
A. 30 minutes
B. 60 minutes
C. 90 minutes
22. Which of the following countries in Europe is not a monarchy?
23. Which of the following TV shows is about politics?
A. The Umbrella Academy
B. House of Cards
24. What do we call the statistical study of trends in voting and elections?
25. The term “Brexit” is taken from another term to describe a scenario about the exit of another European country from the Euro single currency? What is the country?
26. Which nickname was dubbed to Margaret Thatcher to refer to her uncompromising leadership and politics style?
A. The Diamond Lady
B. The Iron Lady
C. The Metal Lady
27. Which building serves as the meeting place for the House of Lords and the House of Commons in the UK?
A. The Palace of Westminster
B. Buckingham Palace
C. Kensington Palace
28. Which of the following countries is NOT a federal state?
29. The term “politics” first appeared around 460 BC as the title of a book by who?
30. What does the term “politics” mean in Greek?
A. Relating to people
B. Relating to country
C. Relating to public life
31. What is the voting age in Scottish local and Parliament elections?
32. Which of the following countries is a communist state?
33. What is the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom colloquially known as?
34. The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal for criminal cases from three countries in the UK, except…?
B. Northern Ireland
35. Which country is considered to be the current superpower in the world?
C. The United States Of America
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