How is the country run?

In this lesson, we consider who runs the country and what government is. We will look at the different kinds of power and influence people can have as part of the government.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How is the country run?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the Queen is the Head of Government?

1/5

Q2.True or false, there are 650 constituencies voting in a general election?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the parliament is the same as government?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the Prime Minister is responsible for selecting the cabinet?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the UK uses a voting method called 'proportionate representation'?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How is the country run?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the Queen is the Head of Government?

1/5

Q2.True or false, there are 650 constituencies voting in a general election?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the parliament is the same as government?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the Prime Minister is responsible for selecting the cabinet?

4/5

Q5.True or false, the UK uses a voting method called 'proportionate representation'?

5/5

Lesson summary: How is the country run?

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