The Constitution revision quiz

Consititution revision quiz AS Politics quiz

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The Constitution:
1. Name 3 roles and purposes of a constitution
2. Name 3 features of the UK constitution
3. Name and describe one statute law which has amended the constitution
4. Name and describe 3 sources of the UK constitution
5. What treaty transferred a good deal of sovereignty from the UK to the EU?
6. Suggest 3 arguments in favour of having a codified constitution in the UK
7. Suggest 3 arguments in favour of having an uncodified constitution in the UK
8. Name 3 advantages of having an uncodified constitution

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Name 3 disadvantages of having an uncodified constitution
10. Name 3 advantages of having a codified constitution
11. Name 3 disadvantages of having a codified constitution
12. What is sovereignty?
13. What is legal sovereignty?
14. What is political sovereignty?
15. What change happens to the location of sovereignty when devolution takes place?
16. Where does legal sovereignty lie in the UK?
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True or false? The UK courts have to implement EU law.
19. Suggest 3 strengths of the UK constitution
20. Suggest 3 weaknesses of the UK constitution
21. Name two features of a unitary constitution
22. Name two features of a federal constitution
23. Outline the membership of the House of Lords
24. Name, describe and list an example of three functions of the HoL
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Suggest 3 reasons why the House of Lords has become more important
27. Name an example of when the government has used the 1949 Parliament Act to force legislation through despite
opposition in the Lords
28. Name an example of when the Lords has delayed legislation
29. Name an example of when the Lords has forced the government to make amendments to its legislation
30. Name an example of when the Lords has intervened to defend civil liberties against a powerful executive
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When did the first elected mayor of London take his post
35. Describe 3 reforms proposed and implemented by the Labour government from 1997 onwards for the House of
Lords
36. Describe 3 reforms to the judiciary proposed and implemented by the Labour government from 1997 onwards
37. Name two uncompleted elements of the post -1997 reforms
38. Suggest and justify three positive aspects of the Labour post 1997 reforms
39. Suggest 3 criticisms of the Labour reforms from the liberal view
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