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

  • Oswald Mosley
  • Stafford Cripps
  • JM Keynes
  • Philip Snowden
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2. In what year did Labour first form a government?

  • 1924
  • 1923
  • 1922
  • 1929

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

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

4. By 1951, what percentage of the economy did the Labour government control?

  • 20%
  • 64%
  • 30%
  • 15%

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

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

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