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Question 1: From its beginning, the ILP was never a homogenous unit, but rather attempted to act as a "________" party of the working class, advocating a rather vague and amorphous socialist agenda.
LiberalismBig tentPolitical partyDemocratic Party (United States)

Question 2: The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was a ________ political party in Britain established in 1893.
Karl MarxMarxismSocialist stateSocialism

Question 3: The federation of British unions, the ________, formed its own electoral committee in 1886 to further advance its electoral goals.
University and College UnionTrades Union CongressUnite the UnionScottish Trades Union Congress

Question 4: In one such by-election in Cardiff, this was with the result that ________, the ILP candidate, found himself opposed by a Conservative candidate for whom the local Communist Party actively campaigned.
Fenner Brockway, Baron BrockwayLabour Party (UK)Labour LeaderUnited Kingdom

Question 5: In January was issued a call from ________ for the formation of a new Third International, a formation which held great appeal to a small section of the ILP's most radical members.

Question 6: [19] The organisation lost adherents to the Labour Party on the right as well as to the Communist Party and to the ________ to the left.
MarxismFourth InternationalTrotskyismCommunism

Question 7: [5] Future party chairman ________ later recounted the revivalist mood of the gatherings of his local ILP branch gathering in 1907:
United KingdomLabour Party (UK)Labour LeaderFenner Brockway, Baron Brockway

Question 8: As in 1914 the ILP opposed ________ on ethical grounds and turned to the left.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II

Question 9: The faction began to publish its own bi-weekly newspaper called The International, a 4-page ________ published in Glasgow
São PauloTabloidBroadsheetUnited Kingdom

Question 10: The ILP provided many of the new Labour MPs, including John Wheatley, ________, Tom Johnston and David Kirkwood.
Ramsay MacDonaldClement AttleeManny Shinwell, Baron ShinwellLabour Party (UK)


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