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 organisation was set up to advise MacDonald on the economic crisis in 1931?

  • A committee under Sir Eric Geddes
  • The Supreme Economic Council
  • The May Committee
  • The Samuel Commission
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2. Which key policy did Labour manage to achieve in the late 1940s?

  • Nationalisation of staple industries
  • Tariff reform
  • The Gold Standard
  • Free trade

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

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

4. Who was the first Labour cabinet minister, appointed in 1916?

  • Arthur Henderson
  • Ramsay MacDonald
  • Keir Hardie
  • Clement Attlee

5. Which paper became pro-Labour in 1938, winning them support?

  • The Times
  • The Daily Mail
  • The Daily Mirror
  • The Daily Express

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