Tag: prime minister of the united kingdom

Arthur James Balfour Quiz

Arthur James Balfour was a British Conservative politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was born in Scotland and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He entered the House of Commons in 1874 as the Conservative MP for Hertford.

Arthur James Balfour Quiz Questions

Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930)

Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Arthur James Balfour Prime Minister of UK?
a) 1902-1905
b) 1914-1918
c) 1918-1922
d) 1895-1900

2. When was Arthur James Balfour born?
a) 3 March 1846
b) 7 June 1852
c) 25 July 1848
d) 22 October 1856

3. Where was Arthur James Balfour born?
a) Salisbury
b) Whittinghame
c) Glasgow
d) Edinburgh

4. Which college did Arthur James Balfour attend?
a) Trinity College
b) Balliol College
c) Magdalene College
d) Clare College

5. When did Arthur James Balfour publish Defence of Philosophic Doubt?
a) 1868
b) 1874
c) 1879
d) 1885

6. To which party did Arthur James Balfour belong?
a) Sinn Fein
b) Conservative
c) Scottish National
d) Labour

7. When was Arthur James Balfour Foreign Secretary?
a) 1922-1925
b) 1916-1919
c) 1898-1902
d) 1895-1898

8. When was Balfour Declaration made?
a) 17 February 1924
b) 28 April 1914
c) 16 September 1901
d) 2 November 1917

9. When did Arthur James Balfour die?
a) 19 March 1930
b) 22 May 1925
c) 15 August 1932
d) 4 October 1937

10. Where did Arthur James Balfour die?
a) Pretoria
b) Woking
c) Durban
d) Belfast

Arthur James Balfour Quiz Questions and Answers

Arthur James Balfour

Arthur James Balfour (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Arthur James Balfour Prime Minister of UK?
a) 1902-1905

2. When was Arthur James Balfour born?
c) 25 July 1848

3. Where was Arthur James Balfour born?
b) Whittinghame

4. Which college did Arthur James Balfour attend?
a) Trinity College

5. When did Arthur James Balfour publish Defence of Philosophic Doubt?
c) 1879

6. To which party did Arthur James Balfour belong?
b) Conservative

7. When was Arthur James Balfour Foreign Secretary?
b) 1916-1919

8. When was Balfour Declaration made?
d) 2 November 1917

9. When did Arthur James Balfour die?
a) 19 March 1930

10. Where did Arthur James Balfour die?
b) Woking

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:34:19.

David Lloyd George Quiz

David Lloyd George, former Prime Minister of t...

David Lloyd George, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor was a British Liberal politician and statesman. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and led a Wartime Coalition Government and was the Leader of the Liberal Party.

Lloyd George is best known as the highly energetic Prime Minister who guided the Empire through the First World War to victory over Germany and its allies. He was a major player at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that reordered Europe after the Great War. As an icon of 20th-century liberalism, he is regarded as the founder of the British welfare state. Lloyd George oversaw the partition of Ireland between an independent Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, which remained part of the UK. Source: Wikipedia

David Lloyd George Quiz Questions

1. When was David Lloyd George Prime Minister of UK?
a) 1901-1905
b) 1905-1908
c) 1916-1922
d) 1895-1900

2. When was David Lloyd George born?
a) 17 January 1863
b) 3 April 1864
c) 14 September 1862
d) 14 October 1861

3. Where was David Lloyd George born?
a) Liverpool
b) Ipswich
c) Manchester
d) Glasgow

4. To which party did David Lloyd George belong?
a) Liberal
b) Conservative
c) Democratic
d) Labour

5. Which constituency did David Lloyd George represent in Parliament?
a) Birmingham
b) Hampshire
c) Cardiff South
d) Caernarvon Boroughs

Asquith's Cabinet Reacts to the Lords' Rejecti...

Asquith’s Cabinet Reacts to the Lords’ Rejection of the “People’s Budget”—a satirical cartoon, 1909 Prime Minister Asquith’s government welcomed the Lords’ veto of the “People’s Budget”; it moved the country toward a constitutional crisis over the Lords’ legislative powers. (Asquith makes the announcement while David Lloyd George holds down a jubilant Winston Churchill.) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. Who appointed David Lloyd George president of the Board of Trade?
a) Arthur James Balfour
b) Henry Campbell-Bannerman
c) Andrew Bonar Law
d) Herbert Henry Asquith

7. What prevented David Lloyd George from travelling to Russia with Horatio Herbert Kitchener in 1916?
a) Marriage
b) Sickness
c) Irish problem
d) Election

8. Which incident resulted in David Lloyd George’s resignation?
a) Fashoda incident
b) Canak incident
c) Easter Uprising
d) Sussex incident

9. When did David Lloyd George die?
a) 26 March 1945
b) 17 May 1936
c) 9 July 1942
d) 3 November 1947

10. Where did David Lloyd George die?
a) Bristol
b) Plymouth
c) Ty-newydd
d) Versailles

David Lloyd George Quiz Questions and Answers

David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was David Lloyd George Prime Minister of UK?
c) 1916-1922

2. When was David Lloyd George born?
a) 17 January 1863

3. Where was David Lloyd George born?
c) Manchester

4. To which party did David Lloyd George belong?
a) Liberal

5. Which constituency did David Lloyd George represent in Parliament?
d) Caernarvon Boroughs

6. Who appointed David Lloyd George president of the Board of Trade?
b) Henry Campbell-Bannerman

7. What prevented David Lloyd George from travelling to Russia with Horatio Herbert Kitchener in 1916?
c) Irish problem

8. Which incident resulted in David Lloyd George’s resignation?
b) Canak incident

9. When did David Lloyd George die?
a) 26 March 1945

10. Where did David Lloyd George die?
c) Ty-newydd

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Originally posted 2016-10-07 18:15:50.

Benjamin Disraeli Quiz

Benjamin Disraeli was a British Prime Minister and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He played an instrumental role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party after the Corn Laws schism of 1846. Disraeli mainly wrote romances, of which Sybil and Vivian Grey are perhaps the best-known today.

Benjamin Disraeli Quiz Questions

1. When was Benjamin Disraeli born?
a) 7 January 1800
b) 3 June 1802
c) 14 August 1798
d) 21 December 1804

2. Where was Benjamin Disraeli born?
a) Wycombe
b) London
c) Maidstone
d) Liverpool

3. In which novel Benjamin Disraeli lampooned publisher John Murray?
a) Henrietta Temple
b) Coningsby
c) Vivian Grey
d) Lothair

4. When did Benjamin Disraeli write The Young Duke?
a) 1831
b) 1828
c) 1936
d) 1934

5. Which party did Benjamin Disraeli join?
a) Liberal
b) Conservative
c) Republican
d) Labour

6. Who was Prime Minister when Benjamin Disraeli was Chancellor of the Exchequer?
a) Robert Peel
b) John Russell
c) Edward Stanley
d) George Bentinck

7. When was Benjamin Disraeli’s second term as Prime Minister of UK?
a) 1874-1880
b) 1841-1846
c) 1846-1852
d) 1862-1868

8. Which title was given to Queen Victoria in 1876?
a) Defender of the faith
b) Head of Commonwealth
c) Empress of India
d) Supreme Governor of the Church of England

9. When did Benjamin Disraeli die?
a) 26 March 1889
b) 19 April 1881
c) 11 July 1893
d) 12 November 1901

10. Where did Benjamin Disraeli die?
a) Berlin
b) Cairo
c) Vienna
d) London

Benjamin Disraeli Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Benjamin Disraeli born?
d) 21 December 1804

2. Where was Benjamin Disraeli born?
b) London

3. In which novel Benjamin Disraeli lampooned publisher John Murray?
c) Vivian Grey

4. When did Benjamin Disraeli write The Young Duke?
a) 1831

5. Which party did Benjamin Disraeli join?
b) Conservative

6. Who was Prime Minister when Benjamin Disraeli was Chancellor of the Exchequer?
c) Edward Stanley

7. When was Benjamin Disraeli’s second term as Prime Minister of UK?
a) 1874-1880

8. Which title was given to Queen Victoria in 1876?
c) Empress of India

9. When did Benjamin Disraeli die?
b) 19 April 1881

10. Where did Benjamin Disraeli die?
d) London

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:59:04.