Brexit A-Z

A quiz looking back on the last few years of tumult now that the UK has officially left the EU.
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Last updated: October 28, 2021
First submittedFebruary 1, 2020
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A
To begin the process of leaving the EU the UK parliament invoked this
Article 50
B
The UK Prime Minister clarified her position on Brexit by repeatedly stating that "Brexit means _____"
Brexit
C
Short-lived party of defectors from the Conservatives and Labour interested in maintaining the status quo as far as EU membership
Independent Group for Change
D
First UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union who ultimately resigned
David Davis
E
Most strongly Remain-voting area in Scotland in the 2016 referendum
City of Edinburgh
F
Leader of the Brexit Party and MEP who waved the Union Jack in the EU parliament on the day it voted in favour of the Brexit agreement
Nigel Farage
G
Pro-EU party led by Caroline Lucas, who holds its only seat in the UK parliament
Green Party
H
On 17th January 2017 the UK Prime Minister set out her Plan for Britain in a speech at this building
Lancaster House
I
A demographic issue that was a contributing factor in many voting for Brexit
Immigration
J
UK Prime Minister elected in 2019 with the majority needed to "Get Brexit Done"
Boris Johnson
K
First name of Mr Starmer, the Labour party's Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
Keir
L
Political party who pledged to stop Brexit without a second referendum if brought to power in the 2019 UK general election
Liberal Democrats
M
UK Prime Minister who called a general election to increase her majority and create a "strong and stable" government but ended up losing seats and her majority
Theresa May
N
According to a big red bus: "We send the EU £350 million a week - let's fund our ___ instead"
NHS
O
First name of Mr Letwin, Conservative MP who frustrated his government by tabling a cross-party motion for parliament to hold "indicative votes" on Brexit
Oliver
P
On the 28th August 2019, the UK parliament was _______, in a move that was later found to be unlawful and declared null and void
Prorogued
Q
In the fallout from the above the Prime Minister was repeatedly questioned as to whether he had lied to the _____
Queen
R
Derogatory name given to Remainers who refused to accept the result of the referendum and continued to campaign against Brexit
Remoaners
S
First Minister of Scotland and leader of the SNP, strongly in favour of remaining in the EU, and leaving the UK
Nicola Sturgeon
T
President of the European Council who declared there is a "special place in hell for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan how to carry it out safely"
Donald Tusk
U
Eurosceptic political party formerly led by the founder of the Brexit Party
UKIP
V
Belgian guy named the European Parliament's representative on matters relating to Brexit who declared that Brexit leaders would "end up on the guillotine"
Guy Verhofstadt
W
David Cameron was accused of fear-mongering when he arguably implied that Brexit could lead to this conflict
World War 3
X
Pro-Brexit voters have often been accused of this fear
Xenophobia
Y
Colourful codename used by the UK Treasury for cross-government civil contingency planning for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit
Operation Yellowhammer
Z
Number of seats the Brexit Party occupied in the UK parliament after the 2019 general election
Zero
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