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 Depression
  • The publication of the Zinoviev letter
  • The rise of the BUF
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2. Who was deputy prime minister in Churchill's war coalition, and later Prime Minister?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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