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David Steel: Quiz


Question 1: He was brought up in Scotland and Kenya, and educated at the Prince of Wales School, Nairobi, and George Watson's College in ________.
EdinburghGlasgowNew Town, EdinburghCardiff

Question 2: He became President of the ________ in the same year, holding the office until 1996[2].
People's Party for Freedom and DemocracyLiberal InternationalEuropean Liberal Democrat and Reform PartyAfrica Liberal Network

Question 3: He was also the first Presiding Officer of the ________, holding that post between 1999 and 2003.
Scottish GovernmentScottish independenceScotlandScottish Parliament

Question 4: In 1976, after the downfall of ________ and a short period in which Jo Grimond acted as caretaker leader, he won the Liberal leadership by a wide margin over fellow MP John Pardoe.
H. H. AsquithJeremy ThorpeDavid Lloyd GeorgeJohn Russell, 1st Earl Russell

Question 5: In 1994 he accepted an invitation from Italian liberals to stand for the ________ in that year's elections as a Pan-European gesture.
European ParliamentBarroso CommissionEuropean UnionEuropean Commission

Question 6: The relationship was also mercilessly satirised by ________ which portrayed Steel as a squeaky voiced midget, literally in the pocket of Owen.
Margaret ThatcherDead Ringers (comedy)Spitting ImageMr. Bean

Question 7: As an MP he was responsible for introducing, as a Private Member's Bill, the Abortion Act 1967 (see ________).
Abortion in NorwayAbortion in FranceAbortion in GermanyAbortion in the United Kingdom

Question 8: However, the beginning of the ________ radically shifted the attitude of the electorate, and the Conservatives regained the lead in polls from the Alliance.
Falkland Islands Defence ForceFalkland IslandsFalklands WarFalkland Islands sovereignty dispute

Question 9: He is also a Vice President of the Friends of the British Library, a charity which provides funding support for the ________.
Victoria and Albert MuseumNational Gallery (London)British MuseumBritish Library

Question 10: David Steel was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, the son of a Church of Scotland minister also called David Steel, who would later serve as Moderator of the General Assembly of the ________.
Scottish ReformationScottish Episcopal ChurchHistory of ScotlandChurch of Scotland


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