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New National Party (South Africa): Quiz


Question 1: The attempt was largely unsuccessful and the New National Party voted to disband itself in ________.

Question 2: The New National Party (NNP) was a South African conservative political party formed in 1997 when the National Party pulled out of the Government of National Unity with the ________ and decided to change its name in the process.
Democratic Alliance (South Africa)Inkatha Freedom PartyAfrican National CongressIndependent Democrats

Question 3: The New National Party had some difficulty carving out a political base in ________.
South Africa under apartheidHistory of South AfricaHistory of South Africa (1994–present)African National Congress

Question 4: De Klerk was succeeded by Marthinus van Schalkwyk until the eventual disbanding and merger with the ________.
Independent DemocratsAfrican National CongressDemocratic Alliance (South Africa)Inkatha Freedom Party

Question 5: On the other hand, it seemed uncertain about its relationship with the government under the ________ and seemed unable to decide whether it was in a political alliance with the ANC or in opposition.
African National CongressIndependent DemocratsInkatha Freedom PartyDemocratic Alliance (South Africa)

Question 6: The name change was an attempt to distance itself from its ________ past, and reinvent itself as a moderate, non-racial federal party.
RacismJim Crow lawsRacial segregationSouth Africa under apartheid

Question 7: Its first leader was former president of South Africa FW de Klerk, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize along with ________, for his role in dismantling apartheid.
Mangosuthu ButheleziDesmond TutuNelson MandelaThabo Mbeki

Question 8: One big aim of the party remained; to regain its position as the dominant in the ________.
Central Karoo District MunicipalityCape TownWestern CapeCape Agulhas Local Municipality

Question 9: The party was pushed into a distant third place behind the Democratic Party in its former stronghold in the ________ which put big questions on the future of the party.
Cape TownCentral Karoo District MunicipalityCape Agulhas Local MunicipalityWestern Cape


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