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Question 1: Like Healey and Crosland, he had been a close friend of Hugh Gaitskell and for them Gaitskell's death and the elevation of ________ as Labour Party leader was a setback.
Harold WilsonWinston ChurchillMargaret ThatcherHarold Macmillan

Question 2: ________: A Victorian Tragedy.
Sir Charles Dilke, 2nd BaronetJoseph ChamberlainArthur BalfourWilliam Ewart Gladstone

Question 3: His official biographer, ________, was to have finished the Churchill biography had Jenkins not survived the heart surgery he underwent towards the end of its writing.
Peter MandelsonJim KnightGordon BrownAndrew Adonis, Baron Adonis

Question 4: This led to some former admirers, including ________, choosing to distance themselves from Jenkins.
Margaret BeckettHarold WilsonRoy HattersleyMichael Foot

Question 5: He was leader of the ________ in the Lords until 1997.
European Liberal Democrat and Reform PartyLiberal International British GroupDemocrats 66Liberal Democrats

Question 6: Having failed to win Solihull in 1945, he was elected to the House of Commons in a 1948 by-election as the Member of Parliament for Southwark Central, becoming the "________".
United Kingdom general election, 1979Baby of the HouseLabour Party (UK)United Kingdom general election, 1983

Question 7: For some conservatives, such as ________ in The Abolition of Britain, he was a "cultural revolutionary" and takes a large part of the responsibility for the decline of "traditional values" in Britain.
Peter HitchensMargaret ThatcherChristopher HitchensUnited Kingdom

Question 8: His nickname in ________ magazine was 'Smoothiechops'.
Private EyeThe SpectatorNoseweekThe Economist

Question 9: From 1987, Jenkins remained in politics as a member of the ________ as a life peer with the title Baron Jenkins of Hillhead, of Pontypool in the County of Gwent.
House of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomHouse of LordsParliament of the United Kingdom

Question 10: [2] Jenkins remained in ________ until 1981, contemplating the political changes in the UK from there.
PragueBerlinAmsterdamBrussels







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