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Question 1: Former Prime Ministers ________ and Tony Blair created life peerages at the highest rates.
Winston ChurchillMargaret ThatcherHarold MacmillanHarold Wilson

Question 2: ________ chose not to become a peer, nor have John Major or Tony Blair yet taken a peerage.
Harold MacmillanEdward HeathMargaret ThatcherWinston Churchill

Question 3: This ended with the creation of the ________ in 2009.
Constitution of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomSupreme Court of the United KingdomLaw of the United Kingdom

Question 4: These provisions were repealed by the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 which created the ________.
Supreme Court of the United KingdomLaw of the United KingdomConstitution of the United KingdomPolitics of the United Kingdom

Question 5: The legitimate children of a life peer take the privilege of children of hereditary peers, being entitled to style themselves with the prefix ________.
The Right HonourableAustraliaBicameralismThe Honourable

Question 6: In 1869, a more comprehensive life peerages bill was brought by ________.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount PalmerstonJames CallaghanJohn Russell, 1st Earl RussellWilliam Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville

Question 7: ________
John MajorList of couples with British titles in their own rightList of life peeragesRufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

Question 8: Many Cabinet members, including ________, Home Secretaries, Foreign Secretaries and Defence Secretaries retiring since 1958 have generally been created life peers.
Harold MacmillanChancellor of the ExchequerGordon BrownWinston Churchill

Question 9: In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the ________ whose titles may not be inherited.
DukeBaronHereditary peerPeerage

Question 10: ________, James Callaghan and Margaret Thatcher all took life peerages following their retirement from the House of Commons.
Clement AttleeHarold MacmillanWinston ChurchillHarold Wilson


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