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Chief Whip: Quiz


Question 1: Paul Burstow was elected Chief Whip of the ________, the third largest party, in March 2006 - this position does not receive a stipend.
European Liberal Democrat and Reform PartyLiberal International British GroupDemocrats 66Liberal Democrats

Question 2: The role of Chief Whip is regarded as secretive, as the Whip is concerned with the discipline of their own party's ________ and never appears on television or radio in their capacity as whip.
Member of ParliamentParliamentary systemBicameralismUnicameralism

Question 3: ________ was famed for using her Chief Whip as a "cabinet enforcer" (there were rumours that her first chief whip, Michael Jopling was the closest cabinet colleague of Thatcher).
Winston ChurchillMargaret ThatcherRonald ReaganHarold Macmillan

Question 4: The United States uses the similar terms, ________ and minority whip.
ArizonaNancy PelosiKentuckyWhip (politics)

Question 5: One such case was that of ________, who imposed a three-line whip on equal rights for gay people.
Conservative Party (UK)David CameronMargaret ThatcherIain Duncan Smith

Question 6: The Government Chief Whip is usually appointed ________, while the Deputy Chief Whip is usually appointed Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard.
Cabinet of the United KingdomChancellor of the ExchequerCaptain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-ArmsOfficial Opposition Shadow Cabinet

Question 7: Former MP Joe Ashton remembered a case from the dying days of ________'s government:
Rab ButlerArthur HendersonGordon BrownJames Callaghan

Question 8: A similar arrangement exists for Whips in the ________.
Parliament of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 9: ________ (Vice-Chamberlain of the Household)
Conservative Party (UK)Helen JonesClaire WardDavid Cameron

Question 10: An example of this is in the case of ________'s government.
Austen ChamberlainHarold MacmillanJohn MajorWinston Churchill

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