How is the UK governed?

In this lesson, we will look back at our learning about the UK political system from the previous five lessons. We will revisit key knowledge before moving on to create a revision resource to review our knowledge of the UK political system with confidence.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the UK has a separate Head of State and Head of Government?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the USA has a separate Head of State and Head of Government?

2/5

Q3.True or false, both the UK and the USA have three branches of government?

3/5

Q4.True or false, a codified constitution means it is written down?

4/5

Q5.True or false, if you are in the Executive branch in the USA, you are allowed to be a member of Congress?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the UK has a separate Head of State and Head of Government?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the USA has a separate Head of State and Head of Government?

2/5

Q3.True or false, both the UK and the USA have three branches of government?

3/5

Q4.True or false, a codified constitution means it is written down?

4/5

Q5.True or false, if you are in the Executive branch in the USA, you are allowed to be a member of Congress?

5/5

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Quiz:

How is the UK governed?

Complete this quiz to test your knowledge!

Q1.True or false, the Prime Minister is the Head of State in the United Kingdom?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the Economist Intelligence Unit considers the United Kingdom to be a full democracy?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the United Kingdom has the House of Representatives and the House of Lords?

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Q4.True or false, the Prime Minister has to ask permission from the reigning Monarch to form a government?

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Q5.Who is the head of the Civil Service?

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 UK governed?

Complete this quiz to test your knowledge!

Q1.True or false, the Prime Minister is the Head of State in the United Kingdom?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the Economist Intelligence Unit considers the United Kingdom to be a full democracy?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the United Kingdom has the House of Representatives and the House of Lords?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the Prime Minister has to ask permission from the reigning Monarch to form a government?

4/5

Q5.Who is the head of the Civil Service?

5/5

Lesson summary: How is the UK governed?

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