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All the trivia in this politics quiz are on British politics unless stated.

Trivia Quiz I

  1. Who was MP for Maidstone from 1987 to 1997, and for Maidstone and The Weald from 1997 to 2010?
  2. Name the only British Prime Minister to have been born outside the British Isles?
  3. Give the birth places of the following Prime Ministers: (a)Tony Blair, (b)Theresa May, (c)Harold Wilson. and (d)Margaret Thatcher?

  4. What is the first name of Theresa May's husband?
  5. In 1924, who became the first ever Labour Prime Minister?
  6. British writer and critic A. A. Gill was once married to which politician?
  7. Which deceased politician was appointed Professor of Greek at the University of Sydney aged 25?
  8. Jack Straw was MP for which large English town from 1979 to 2015?
  9. Who did former French President Nicolas Sarkozy marry in 2008 at the Elysee Palace in Paris?
  10. Who is MP for the Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency?
  11. What was the middle name of Ronald Reagan? And can you remember his wife's name?
  12. German politican Angela Merkel became leader of the CDU in 2000 - what does CDU stand for?
  13. Politician Michael Gove is married to which newspaper columnist?
  14. Who was Home Secretary before Theresa May?
  15. Boris Johnson was not born in the United Kingdom - in which city was he born?
  16. Which British Conservative Party politician is the first Hindu woman to be elected to Parliament?
  17. Who became Australia's 29th Prime Minister in 2015?
  18. Dennis Skinner was thrown out of the House of Commons chamber in April 2016 for calling the Prime Minister what two word name?
  19. Which former MP held the British 100 metres athletic's record from 1967 to 1974 with a time of 10.2 seconds?
  20. David Blunkett represented which city as an MP?
  21. Who was the Member of Parliament for Blackburn from 1945 to 1979?
  22. Which politician became MP for Sheffield Hallam in 2005?
  23. As of 2016, how many Members of Parliament are there in Wales?
  24. As of 2016, who is leader of the Green Party?


  1. Ann Widdecombe
  2. Bonar Law (Canada)
  3. (a)Edinburgh, (b)Eastbourne, (c)Huddersfield, (d)Grantham
  4. Philip
  5. Ramsay MacDonald
  6. Amber Rudd
  7. Enoch Powell
  8. Blackburn
  9. Carla Bruni
  10. Boris Johnson
  11. Wilson; and his wife was Nancy
  12. Christian Democratic Union
  13. Sarah Vine
  14. Alan Johnson
  15. New York
  16. Priti Patel
  17. Malcolm Turnbull
  18. Dodgy Dave
  19. Sir Menzies Campbell

  20. Sheffield (Sheffield Brightside)
  21. Barbara Castle
  22. Nick Clegg
  23. 40
  24. Natalie Bennett

Trivia II - 2015 UK General Election

  1. Ed Miliband became the Member of Parliament for which constituency in 2005?
  2. After the 2015 general election who was given the honorific title of First Secretary of State?
  3. Name the only UKIP politician to win his seat?
  4. Which football team did David Cameron say he supported on the campaign trail (Hint: It was not Aston Villa)?
  5. Which constituency seat did UKIP's Nigel Farage fail to win?
  6. Which new British MP is the husband of Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt?
  7. Who won the Scottish seat of Gordon with 48% of the vote?
  8. Who anchored the BBC coverage of the 2015 election?
  9. Which comedian ran against Nigel Farage?
  10. Who lost his seat as Member of Parliament for Bradford West?
  11. How much did a deposit cost to run for parliament in 2015?
  12. Which party won less than 2000 votes in the 2015 General Election compared to over half a million in 2010?


  1. Doncaster North
  2. George Osborne
  3. Douglas Carswell
  4. West Ham
  5. South Thanet
  6. Stephen Kinnock
  7. Alex Salmond
  8. David Dimbleby
  9. Al Murray (also accept Pub Landlord)
  10. George Galloway
  11. £500
  12. BNP

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