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United Kingdom general election, 1929: Quiz


Question 1: Total votes cast: 21,685,779. All parties shown. Conservatives include ________.
Ulster Unionist PartyDavid CameronConservative Party (UK)Margaret Thatcher

Question 2: It was the first of only three elections under ________ in which a party lost the popular vote but gained a plurality of seats (the others being 1951 and February 1974).
RacismWomen's suffrageUniversal suffrageSlavery

Question 3: Subsequent PM
Arthur HendersonRamsay MacDonaldClement AttleeJames Callaghan

Question 4: In 1929 that party was ________'s Labour, which won the most seats in the Commons for the first time ever but failed to get a majority.
Clement AttleeRamsay MacDonaldArthur HendersonJames Callaghan

Question 5: The election was often referred to as the "________ Election" in that it was the first election in which women under the age of 30 were allowed to vote, under the provisions of the Fifth Reform Act.
Joan CrawfordFlapperModern girlOlive Thomas

Question 6: The Liberals led by ________ regained some of the ground they had lost in the 1924 election, and held the balance of power.
Stanley BaldwinDavid Lloyd GeorgeBonar LawWinston Churchill

Question 7: Incumbent PM
Winston ChurchillStanley BaldwinBonar LawHarold Macmillan

Question 8: ________
MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 1923MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 1931MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 1924MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 1929


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