Statistics for AQA Politics A-Level: UK Chapter 1 - 'The constitution'

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  • The average score is 6 of 22

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HintAnswer% Correct
Who creates Statute law?Parliament
90%
Name one of the sources of the British constitutionLaw, Conventions...
78%
What is the name of the founding document of the constitution and the first step towards the UK's constitutional monarchy?Magna Carta (1215)
67%
Which Act adopted the European Convention on Human Rights into UK Law?Human Rights Act 1998
50%
Which religious group was prohibited from becoming British monarchs by the Acts of Settlement (1701)?Catholics
42%
What is the opposite of a 'federal state?'Unitary State
42%
Name a key author of a 'work of authority'Erskine May, A.V. Dicey, Walter Bagehot
35%
Which constitutional document was produced directly after (and as a result of) the above?Bill of Rights (1689)
34%
Which type of government is the UK (supposed to be) under?Parliamentary government
29%
Which Act created the Supreme Court, seperating the legislative and judicial branches?Constitutional Reform Act 2005
26%
What was the name of the treaty that created the European Union (and had a painfully drawn-out Parliamentary passage)?Maastricht Treaty (1991)
23%
Name of the Acts that gave the Commons supremacy over the LordsParliament Acts
22%
What was the name of this when it was eventually passed by Parliament?European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
20%
Which 'revolution' compounded the power of the constitution over the monarchy?Glorious Revolution (1688)
19%
What was the name of the Act that brought this into UK Law?European Communities Act 1972
18%
The years that the above passed through Parliament1911, 1949
17%
Which treaty was incorporated into the UK constitution in 1972Treaty of Rome (1958)
13%
Name BOTH of Dicey's 'twin pillars' of the constitutionParliamentary sovereignty, Rule of Law
5%
Which professor claimed that the UK is neither of these; instead that we are a 'Union state' or 'nation of nations?'Professor Vernon Bogdanor
4%
Which Act signified the UK officially leaving the EU?European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020
2%
What is the common name of Theresa May's proposed legislation to induct over 20,000 pieces of EU Law into UK Law but remove UK from EU legal jurisdiction?Great Repeal Bill
2%
Which coalition Act offered citizens greater protection from state invasion of privacy?Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
1%

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