The Labour Party 1906-51 AS History Quiz

All about the Labour Party in the AQA Britain 1906-51 specification. The quiz includes questions on the fomation of Labour, three Labour governments and the role of the party in opposition.

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1. Which Communist country did Labour make Trade Treaties with in 1924?

  • Soviet Russia
  • North Korea
  • China
  • Germany
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2. Why did the Campbell Case create a political crisis?

  • After Labour dropped charges against the Communist Campbell, it was accused of being Communist
  • Labour pressed charges against Campbell and was accused of being ruthless
  • Campbell turned out to be innocent, Labour was humiliated and lost support

3. Who was deputy prime minister in Churchill's war coalition, and later Prime Minister?

  • Aneurin Bevan
  • Clement Attlee
  • Ernest Bevin
  • Hugh Dalton

4. How did World War One change the role of Labour?

  • It got them out of supporting armed rebellion in Ireland
  • It raised the status of the trade unions, Labour's main premise
  • They split in 1916 and never fully recovered
  • It didn't really have an effect on them.

5. Who recommended an unorthodox economic strategy in 1931 but was rejected by MacDonald?

  • Stafford Cripps
  • Oswald Mosley
  • Philip Snowden
  • JM Keynes


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