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Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom): Quiz


Question 1: The three most recent Speakers have been notable for a series of "firsts", as ________, elected in 1992 and served until 2000, was the first woman to fill the position.
Bernard WeatherillJohn BercowGeorge Thomas, 1st Viscount TonypandyBetty Boothroyd

Question 2: Thus, the present and former Speakers are entitled to the style "The Right Honourable." Upon retirement, Speakers were traditionally elevated to the House of Lords as ________.

Question 3:
Which of the following styles does Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom) follow?
The Right Honourable

Question 4: Prior to the counting error having been noted, Speaker ________ did give a Casting Vote of No, although this was later expunged when the error became clear.
George Thomas, 1st Viscount TonypandyBernard WeatherillJohn BercowBetty Boothroyd

Question 5:
When was Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom) formed?

Question 6:
Where does Speaker of the House of Commons (United Kingdom) live?

Question 7: Sir Thomas More was the first speaker to go on to become ________.
Home SecretaryDepartment for Constitutional AffairsLord ChancellorHer Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council

Question 8: For example, Robert Harley served simultaneously as Speaker and as a ________ between 1704 and 1705.
Pope John Paul IIUnited StatesUnited KingdomSecretary of State

Question 9: Also, the Speaker is the ex officio Chairman of the four Boundary Commissions (for ________, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland), which are charged with redrawing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies to reflect population changes.
EnglandGreat BritainJerseyBritish people

Question 10: The most senior deputy is known as the ________; the title derives from the now defunct Ways and Means Committee which formerly considered taxation-related bills.
Bernard WeatherillOscar Murton, Baron Murton of LindisfarneChairman of Ways and MeansAlan Haselhurst


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