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Question 1: Parliament has also created national devolved assemblies with legislative authority in Scotland, Wales and ________.
EnglandIrish peopleUnited KingdomNorthern Ireland

Question 2: Both houses of the British Parliament are presided over by a speaker, the Speaker of the House for the Commons and the ________ in the House of Lords.
Her Majesty's Civil ServiceLords CommissionersLord ChancellorLord Speaker

Question 3: Parliament was further enlarged by the ratification by the Parliament of Great Britain and the ________ of the Act of Union (1800), which abolished the Irish Parliament; this added 100 Irish members to the Commons and 32 to the Lords to create the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Parliament of IrelandPenal Laws (Ireland)History of IrelandKingdom of Ireland

Question 4: A session of Parliament is brought to an end by a ________.
Commonwealth realmLegislative sessionSpeech from the throne39th Canadian Parliament

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Question 6: The Upper House is formally styled The Right Honourable The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament Assembled, the Lords Spiritual being clergymen of the ________ and the Lords Temporal being Peers of the Realm.
Archbishop of YorkBishop of LincolnArchbishop of CanterburyChurch of England

Question 7: (This provision is today contained in the ________.)
Representation of the People Act 1948Municipal Corporations Act 1835Reform Act 1867Reform Act 1832

Question 8: Universal adult suffrage exists for those 18 and over; citizens of the United Kingdom, and those of the ________ and Commonwealth nations resident in the United Kingdom are qualified to vote.
Republic of IrelandMaltaNorthern IrelandUnited States

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Northern Ireland is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly
  Parliament at night, with the London Eye visible in the background.
  Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Northern Ireland is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly

Question 10: The English presence shrank to an enclave around ________ known as the Pale.


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