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General Election Quiz
This resource is a highly visual and fully editable 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz on the forthcoming snap General Election. It is a fun way to make pupils aware of the elections, the electoral system, the government, parliament, political parties and some interesting historical facts about our democracy.

There are 100 questions with multiple choice answers and varying degrees of challenge. It has five categories.

- Who is the Politician?
- The Government
- Parliament
- Political Parties
- Miscellaneous

The quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the voting box image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is included to record answers.

Sample questions:

- On what date will the general election take place?
- How often does an election have to be held in the UK?
- When no party wins more than half the seats (an overall majority) in an election, the parliament is said to be a ….
- In the UK, what is the official name given to the place where people go to vote?
- On what day are general elections usually held?
- Who normally lives at 11 Downing Street?
- What is the name of the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, employed to keep mice at bay in 10 Downing Street?
- Who is The Speaker of the House of Commons?
- How many rows of benches are there in the House of Commons either side of The Speaker?
- Who sits to the left of The Speaker?

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Created: Apr 21, 2017

Updated: May 19, 2019


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