Parliament Knowledge Quiz

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  • Created by: jensamera
  • Created on: 17-05-17 20:17
What is meant by Bicameralism
Where there are two houses of the legislature or parliament which compliment eachother
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How many representatives are there in the HOC
650
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How many part time unpaid representatives are there in the HOL
760
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How many religious peers are there in the HOL
26
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What is a Parliamentary Government
When the government is drawn from parliament and is accountable to parliament
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What is a key feature of parliamentary government?
Fusion of powers
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What is the definition of Presidential Government
A president with a separate source of authority from that of the legislature
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What is the Salisbury Convention?
Any proposed legislation featured in a governments manifesto may not be blocked by the HOL
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How many departmental select committees are there
19
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What was the 1999 HOL Act?
Removal of 92 hereditary peers
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What was the Constitutional Reform Act 2005
Established Supreme Court as highest appeal court in the UK
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What is the Fixed Term Parliament Act 2011?
General elections are to be held every 5 years after a fixed 5 year term in office
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What is the Liaison committee, estb 2002
PM answers questions from this committee 2x a year
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