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Question 1: From 1374, the king had to receive sejm permission to raise ________.
TaxExciseIncome taxTax haven

Question 2: The House of Lords is the less powerful of the two houses as a result of the ________.
Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949Constitutional lawLawCommon law

Question 3: Ancient Indian, ________ mention of two Parliament-like gatherings of the Indo-Aryan kingdoms called the Sabhā and the Samiti.
Indian epic poetryVedasRigvedaSanskrit literature

Question 4: In both these countries, the national parliaments are now called ________ (in Finland also eduskunta), a word used since the Middle Ages and equivalent of the German word Reichstag.
Chamber of Deputies of LuxembourgParliament of the United KingdomParliament of SwedenFolketing

Question 5: In 1215, they secured from John the ________, which established that the King may not levy or collect any taxes (except the feudal taxes to which they were hitherto accustomed), save with the consent of a council.
LawShariaCommon lawMagna Carta

Question 6: If members of the lower house lose faith in the leader for whatever reason, they can often call a ________ and force the PM to resign.
Presidential systemMotion of no confidenceUnited StatesPrime minister

Question 7: The unicameral parliament is first found on record, referred to as a colloquium, in 1235 at Kirkliston (a village now in ________).
GlasgowNew Town, EdinburghScotlandEdinburgh

Question 8: The Parliament of Scotland evolved during the ________ from the King's Council of Bishops and Earls.
Middle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle Ages

Question 9: From 1443 until the French Revolution several other parliaments were created in some provinces of France (Grenoble, ________).
PessacBarsac, GirondeSaint-ÉmilionBordeaux

Question 10: Under the ________ Kings, there was an advisory council, the Witenagemot ("meeting of wise men").
Anglo-SaxonsAnglesGermanic peoplesSaxons

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