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Preston (UK Parliament constituency): Quiz


Question 1: Preston is a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the ________.
Constitution of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomPolitics of the United Kingdom

Question 2: The seat crossed the River Ribble to include ________ and Walton-le-Dale from South Ribble District Council.
ClitheroeBamber BridgeBlackburnLostock Hall

Question 3: The death of Audrey Wise in 2000 triggered a ________.
GerrymanderingElections by countryReferendumBy-election

Question 4: In the Preston by-election, former ________ (MEP) for the Lancashire Central constituency, with Preston at its heart, Mark Hendrick secured a victory with a 4,400 majority.
Member of the European ParliamentNigel FarageGraham WatsonJim Nicholson (UK politician)

Question 5: Boundary changes to be put in place for the next election remove ________ and Walton-le-Dale from the constituency, and bring in the city council ward of Ingol.
ClitheroeBlackburnLostock HallBamber Bridge

Question 6: Fiona Bryce, for the Conservatives, remained in second place and saw her share of the vote remain stable despite the ________ (UKIP) polling over 1,000 votes.
United Kingdom Independence PartyScottish National PartyEnglish Democrats PartyBritish National Party

Question 7: ________, which was then not a city, lost the north-eastern Fulwood area to Ribble Valley and the western areas of Ingol, Tanterton, Lea and Cottam to Fylde.

Question 8: In 1940, Conservative candidate ________ was election unopposed on the death of Conservative MP A.C Moreing
Winston ChurchillRandolph ChurchillClementine Churchill, Baroness Spencer-ChurchillMary Soames, Baroness Soames

Question 9: The ________, who had chosen former Conservative County Councillor William Parkinson, had their best result since 1997.
Liberal DemocratsLiberal International British GroupDemocrats 66European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party

Question 10: It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the ________ system of election.
Instant-runoff votingProportional representationVoting systemPlurality voting system


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