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Question 1: Snowden was born in Cowling in the ________.
South YorkshireWest YorkshireHistory of local government in YorkshireWest Riding of Yorkshire

Question 2: While researching a speech on the dangers of socialism, Snowden instead became convinced by the ideology, and joined the ________.
Social Democratic FederationIndependent Labour PartyLabour Party (UK)British Socialist Party

Question 3: He reduced some flat-rate taxes, as well as abolishing some ________, but did not implement the socialist measures he had previously proposed.
Tax, tariff and tradeExcess profits taxTariffFordney–McCumber Tariff

Question 4: Upon Ramsay MacDonald's appointment as Prime Minister in January 1924 he was appointed as the Labour Party's first ever ________.
Harold MacmillanWinston ChurchillGordon BrownChancellor of the Exchequer

Question 5: Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden PC (18 July 1864 – 15 May 1937) was a British politician and the first Labour ________.
Harold MacmillanChancellor of the ExchequerGordon BrownWinston Churchill

Question 6: During the First World War, Snowden stuck to his pacifist principles offering his support to ________.
Canada and Iraq War resistersConscientious objectorMilitary serviceUnited States

Question 7: He also wrote extensively on economics and advised ________ on the 1909 budget.
Winston ChurchillBonar LawStanley BaldwinDavid Lloyd George

Question 8: He became a prominent speaker for the party and wrote a popular ________ pamphlet with Keir Hardie entitled The Christ that is to Be in 1903.
MarxismDemocratic socialismSocialismChristian socialism

Question 9: His father had been a weaver and a Chartist, and Snowden joined the Liberal Party and followed his parents in becoming a ________ and a teetotaller.
MethodismBaptistChristianityChristian denomination


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