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  1. Name the national parliament of Iceland, which is the world's oldest surviving parliament?
  2. What colour are the seats in the House of Commons?
  3. How many senators in total are there in the United States' Senate?
  4. The National Diet is the English name given to which country's parliament?
  5. Name the parliament that consists of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council chambers?
  6. What name is given to the seat of the Lord Speaker in the House of Lords?
  7. What word from the Russian meaning "to think" was a Russian assembly with advisory or legislative functions?
  8. What is the name of the German federal parliament (which is the equivalent of the British House of Commons)?
  9. The Lok Sabha is the lower house of which country's bicameral Parliament?
  10. The Centre Block is the main building of which country's parliament?
  11. What is the Irish political equivalent to the British abbreviation, MP?
  12. What name is given to the minimum number of members necessary to conduct the business of an assembly?
  13. The Parliament Buildings in Northern Ireland are often known by what name due to its location in Belfast?
  14. What traditional name is given to the recorded transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain?
  15. What is the name of Isreal's parliament?
  16. Name the only woman (as of June 2019) to serve as Speaker of the House of Commons?
  17. The Storting is the parliament in which country?
  18. What name was given to the English Parliament after the Long Parliament was purged in December 1648 and is a term used to refer to any parliament left over from the actual legitimate parliament?
  19. In February 2018, Sarah Clark became the first female in the 650-year history of which British parliamentary role?
  20. In the United States' House of Representatives which term is the equivalent to a British MP's constituency?
  21. Meetings of the European Parliament take place in which two European cities?
  22. The Beehive is the common name for the Executive Wing of which country's Parliament Buildings?
  23. The Supreme People's Assembly is the parliament of which country?
  24. The Jatiya Sangsad is the supreme legislative body of which country?
  25. The Scottish Parliament is located in which area of Edinburgh?

Answers:

  1. Althing
  2. Green
  3. 100
  4. Japan
  5. Tynwald (Isle of Man)
  6. Woolsack
  7. Duma
  8. Bundestag
  9. India
  10. Canada
  11. TD (Teachta Dala)
  12. Quorom
  13. Stormont
  14. Hansard





  15. Knesset
  16. Betty Boothroyd
  17. Norway
  18. Rump Parliament
  19. Black Rod
  20. District
  21. Strasbourg and Brussels
  22. New Zealand
  23. North Korea
  24. Bangladesh
  25. Holyrood