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. Why did the Campbell Case create a political crisis?

  • Campbell turned out to be innocent, Labour was humiliated and lost support
  • 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
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2. Which of these was NOT one of the "Five Giants" of the Beveridge Report, which started the welfare state?

  • Squalor
  • Malnourishment
  • Disease
  • Idleness

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

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

4. Which key policy did Labour manage to achieve in the late 1940s?

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

5. Who originally founded the Independent Labour Party in 1892?

  • Arthur Henderson
  • Ramsay MacDonald
  • Keir Hardie
  • William Gladstone

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