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 event weakened the Second Labour Government from the start in 1929?

  • The General Strike
  • The rise of the BUF
  • The Depression
  • The publication of the Zinoviev letter
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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. Which of these was NOT a feature of the NHS in 1951?

  • Treatment in a sanatoria for TB
  • Free prescriptions
  • Free dental care
  • Private wards

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

  • The May Committee
  • The Supreme Economic Council
  • The Samuel Commission
  • A committee under Sir Eric Geddes

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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