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George Comeron Jose La Rosa Mike Sparrow(Suarez) Nicholas Castaneda Period 5 4/27/10
Political Institutions EconomyPublic Policy Citizens, Society, Political Socialization Intro History and Geography U.K. Jeopardy
The elected ruling party is referred to as the ___________. Political Institutions – 10 points Government
Members of the _________ are not popular elected and make up the upper house in British legislature. Political Institutions – 20 points House of Lords
Who elects the Prime Minister? Political Institutions – 30 points The party with the most votes
What is stronger in the United Kingdom's parliamentary system than in a democratic system such as Mexico? Political Institutions – 40 points Party Discipline
In what year did Tony Blair try to remove hereditary peers from the House of Lords? Political Institutions – 50 points 1999
The idea that Parliament is above all other governmental institutions. Political Institutions – 60 points Parliamentary Sovereignty
The UK has what type of economy? Economy – 10 points Free-market capitalist
What is the United Kingdoms stance on the adoption of the euro? Economy – 20 points Currently reviewing the 5 E.U. currency tests
What is the primary reason so many company's are leaving Great Britain? Economy – 30 points Heavy Taxation
What essentially started the idea of the British welfare state in the 1940's? Economy – 40 points The Beveridge Report
What was Blair’s overall economic policy? Economy – 50 points Establishment of a mid-way between free market and government control
What is the current controversial emission control policy that is a joint effort between the E.U. and the U.K.? Economy – 60 points Cap and Trade
Who is eligible for Public Healthcare? Public Policy – 10 points Any UK permanent residents
What is the name of the healthcare system in the United Kingdom? Public Policy – 20 points National Health Service
How is the British healthcare system funded? Public Policy– 30 points Entirely government-funded.
Who benefits from The National Insurance? Public Policy– 40 points The ill, unemployment, and the retired
What is a form of social or public housing in the United Kingdom? Public Policy – 50 points Council House
Who holds the powers over Education? Public Policy – 60 points Education is a devolved matter, each regional subunit has a separate education system.
What term represents the idea that the higher class has a responsibility to the people? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 10 points Noblesse oblige
What is the estimated population of the UK? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 20 points Over 9000 JK It’s about 62 million
What is the name of one of the largest broadcasting organizations in the UK? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 30 points The BBC British Broadcasting Corp.
How many women are members of parliament in the UK? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 40 points Obviously not over
What are the three major languages of the UK? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 50 points English, Welsh, and Scottish Gaelic
What is the next largest ethnic group in the UK after Whites? Citizens, Society, and Political Socialization – 60 points Indian (1.8%)
What is the main island/land mass of the United Kingdom commonly referred to as? Intro. History and Geography – 10 points Great Britain Gay
The United Kingdom is made up of what four countries? Intro. History and Geography – 20 points England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
What document from 1689 established rights for all Englishmen? Intro. History and Geography – 30 points English Bill of Rights
Historically, what has been the officially established church in England, led by the monarch? Intro. History and Geography – 40 points Anglican Church (Church of England)
What document was made in 1215 that was signed by King John of England and limited the powers of the monarch? Intro. History and Geography – 50 points Magna Carta
What event represents the first time that England and Scotland shared the same monarch at the same time? Intro. History and Geography – 60 points Union of the Crowns (1603)
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