ELECTION SPECIAL
Multiple choice
1. In which year was there last two general elections? 1966 - 1970 - 1974 – 1979
 1974
2. Who was the first woman candidate to be elected as an MP to Westminster? Nancy Astor - Flora Drummond - Constance Markiewicz - Sylvia Pankhurst
 Constance Markiewicz
3. Which UK constituency has the largest electorate? Isle of Wight - Manchester Central - Orkney and Shetland - Ynys Mon
 Isle of Wight
4. John Bercow speaker of the House of Commons represents which constituency? Aylesbury - Buckingham - Milton Keynes South - Wycombe
 Buckingham
5. What happens if a candidate dies before election day? A nominated substitute has votes transferred. - The other candidates contest election. - Poll stopped & by-election held within 28 days. - Nothing unless the deceased wins & then a by-election.
 Poll stopped and by-election held within 28 days
6. What percentage of the vote does a candidate need to poll to have their £500 deposit returned? 2.5% - 5% - 10% - 12.5%
 5%
7. Lord David Sutch achieved his best performance at which by-election? Bootle 1990 - Huntingdon 1992 - Rotherham 1994 - Uxbridge 1997
 Rotherham 1994
8. Which of these names has not been on an electoral ballot for the Monster Raving Loony Party? Captain Chaplington-Smythe - R. U. Seerius - Tarquin Fin-tim-lin-bin-whin-bim-lim-bus-stop-F'tang-F'tang-Olé-Biscuitbarrel - None O'Theabove
 None O'Theabove
9. Which of the current three main party leaders lost a parliamentary election? David Cameron - Nick Clegg - Ed Milliband
 David Cameron
10. As well as Cameron, Clegg and Milliband name the other party leaders taking part in the debate on 3 April 2015?
 Natalie Bennett (Green) - Nigel Farage (UKIP) - Nicola Sturgeon (SNP) - Leanne Wood (PC)