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ELECTION SPECIAL

Multiple choice

1.In which year was there last two general elections? 1966 - 1970 - 1974 – 1979
2.Who was the first woman candidate to be elected as an MP to Westminster? Nancy Astor - Flora Drummond - Constance Markiewicz - Sylvia Pankhurst
3.Which UK constituency has the largest electorate? Isle of Wight - Manchester Central - Orkney and Shetland - Ynys Mon
4.John Bercow speaker of the House of Commons represents which constituency? Aylesbury - Buckingham - Milton Keynes South - Wycombe
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.
6.What percentage of the vote does a candidate need to poll to have their £500 deposit returned? 2.5% - 5% - 10% - 12.5%
7.Lord David Sutch achieved his best performance at which by-election? Bootle 1990 - Huntingdon 1992 - Rotherham 1994 - Uxbridge 1997
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
9.Which of the current three main party leaders lost a parliamentary election? David Cameron - Nick Clegg - Ed Milliband
10.As well as Cameron, Clegg and Milliband name the other party leaders taking part in the debate on 3 April 2015?

quiz kindly submitted by Arthur on 10th April 2015