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Herbert Morrison: Quiz


Question 1: After ________'s resignation as Foreign Secretary, Morrison took over his role, but did not feel at ease in the Foreign Office.
Ernest BevinHarold MacmillanWinston ChurchillHarold Wilson

Question 2: In 1940 Morrison was appointed as first Minister of Supply by ________, but shortly afterwards succeeded Sir John Anderson as Home Secretary.
Harold MacmillanWinston ChurchillJoseph StalinMargaret Thatcher

Question 3: Morrison was Foreign Secretary at the time of the defection of the double agents Guy Burgess and ________.
Donald Maclean (spy)George BlakeKim PhilbyJohn Cairncross

Question 4: In this capacity Morrison was the chief sponsor of the ________.
LondonCity of LondonCity of WestminsterFestival of Britain

Question 5: build enough council housing to ensure Labour a solid majority of Labour voters, the opposite intent to that attributed to Westminster Council under the leadership of ________ in the 1980s.
United KingdomKen LivingstoneEnglandShirley Porter

Question 6: Morrison stood down at the 1959 general election and was made a ________ as Baron Morrison of Lambeth, of Lambeth in the County of London.
BaronetHereditary peerHer Majesty's Most Honourable Privy CouncilLife peer

Question 7: As a conscientious objector, he worked in a market garden in ________ in World War I.
LetchworthHarpendenWelwyn Garden CitySt Albans

Question 8: Morrison's early politics were radical, and he briefly flirted with the Social Democratic Federation over the ________ (ILP).
Independent Labour PartyBritish Socialist PartyRamsay MacDonaldLabour Party (UK)

Question 9: However, Morrison took an aggressive stance against ________'s democratic socialist Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddeq and approved his overthrow for what would later be known as Operation Ajax.
IranIraqIran–Iraq WarAzerbaijan

Question 10: Morrison was elected to the ________ in 1919 when the Labour Party won control of the Borough.
County Borough of West HamMetropolitan Borough of Stoke NewingtonMetropolitan Borough of HackneyMetropolitan Borough of Finsbury


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