UK Election Quiz – for those who have wondered what it is all aboutQuizzes | 0 comments Welcome to your UK Election Quiz for people who have always wondered what it's all about ! Why is the parliament called the Palace of Westminster ? Because the Monarchs are crowned there. Because it's as large as a palace and Big Ben is part of it. Because it's built on the site of William the Conqueror's first palace. Because Queen Victoria lived there. The general election elects Members of Parliament to the House of Commons. How many Members of Parliament make up the House of Commons? 546 432 650 301 What is the basic salary (excluding expenses) of a Member of Parliament ? £100,000 pa £65,000 pa £125,000 pa £55,000 pa The Palace of Westminster has been rebuilt several times following fires. How old is the oldest room in the building? It dates from 1764. It dates from 1097. It dates from 1623. It dates from 1267. Why do so many Members of Parliament stand in the Chamber of Commons? Because there aren't enough seats for everyone. Because they need to stretch their legs after long debates. Because they have arrived late. Because they are waiting to speak in a debate. What do the red lines in the middle of this photo represent ? The distance of 2 swords so as to stop the two sides of the chamber attacking each other. The traditional pattern representing the 2 party system. Nothing in particular. Red representing blood from the revolution. Who is the Head of State in the UK? Queen Elizabeth II The head of the House of Lords The Prime Minister The Chancellor of the Exchequer What is this person's job in the Palace of Westminster? He's the Lord of Parliament. He is known as the Lord of the Garter and he works as a guide for visitors. He is known as the Seater and he shows the Members of Parliament to their seats. He is known as the Speaker and he keeps order in the chamber of Commons. This is the official emblem of Parliament which is printed on all stationary, documents and some chairs. What is it called? A green gate A crowned portcullis A chained grid A jolly jail How often is the Monarch allowed to visit Parliament? Never. Once a year to read a speech. Whenever he/she likes. Only when invited by the Prime Minister.Related posts:EFL PodBlog Easy Sports Quiz 1Brexit or Bremain? Everything you need to know abo...Rio Olympics QuizDon't be fooled April fool quizAnyone for Tennis? QuizStar signs, science or stupidity?ShareTweetSharePin Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.