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Politics of Wales: Quiz


Question 1: Executive power in the United Kingdom is vested in the Queen-in-Council, while legislative power is vested in the Queen-in-Parliament (the Crown and the Parliament of the United Kingdom at Westminster in ________).

Question 2: Deputy First Minister: ________
Carwyn JonesNick BourneIeuan Wyn JonesRhodri Morgan

Question 3: As another example, in the sport of ________, England and Wales field a single representative team in international competition, whereas Scotland is treated as a separate entity.
CricketIndoor cricketBat-and-ball gamesOlympic Games

Question 4: On 9 July 2007 a coalition Labour and ________ was formed and ministerial positions were confirmed on 19 July 2007 by the First Minister.
National Assembly for WalesWelsh Conservative PartyPlaid CymruWelsh Labour

Question 5: The Welsh Liberal Democrats are part of the federal ________, and were formed by the merger of the Social Democratic Party (the SDP) and the Liberal Party in 1988.
Democrats 66Liberal DemocratsEuropean Liberal Democrat and Reform PartyLiberal International British Group

Question 6: In 1964 the incoming Labour Government of ________ created the Welsh office, with its powers augmented to include health, agriculture and education in 1968, 1969 and 1970 respectively.
Margaret ThatcherWinston ChurchillHarold MacmillanHarold Wilson

Question 7: Following the ________ the Conservative Government of Winston Churchill established the Council of Wales, an unelected assembly of 27 with the brief of advising the UK government on matters of Welsh interest[3].
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 8: ________
Greater LondonRoyal Commission on the Constitution (United Kingdom)Local Government Act 1972Cornwall

Question 9: The Wales and Berwick Act 1746 meant that in all future laws, 'England' would by default include Wales (and ________).
YorkNewcastle upon TyneKing's LynnBerwick-upon-Tweed

Question 10: The ________ (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) was created in 1999, with further authority devolved in 2007, with the creation of a Welsh legal system to adjudicate on specific cases of Welsh law.
National Assembly for WalesWelsh Assembly GovernmentRhodri MorganPlaid Cymru


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