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

  • Free trade
  • Tariff reform
  • Nationalisation of staple industries
  • The Gold Standard
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2. Which organisation was set up to advise MacDonald on the economic crisis in 1931?

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

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?

  • 64%
  • 30%
  • 20%
  • 15%

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

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

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