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Separation of Powers  

created by diamondsa… on 27 Mar 12
Hard level (44% of success)    20 questions - 433 players
A quiz about the classical doctrine of the separation of powers.
 
1
What are the three branches of the separation of powers?
   
   
   
   
   
2
What should there be between these branches?
   
   
   
   
   
3
What case is an example of a check between one branch onto the other?
   
   
   
   
   
4
Which of these is a country with a strong separation of powers?
   
   
   
   
   
5
Which of these is not a member of the executive?
   
   
   
   
   
6
Which of these is not a member of the legislature?
   
   
   
   
7
Who makes up the judiciary?
   
   
   
   
   
8
Who appoints judges?
   
   
   
   
   
9
Where is the executive drawn from?
   
   
   
   
   
10
Which of these acts provided a statutory check on Government powers?
   
   
   
   
   
11
Which of these is an example of the fact that government is dependent on parliament for it's continuation in office?
   
   
   
   
   
12
What is a strict separation of powers called?
   
   
   
   
   
13
How many readings does a bill get?
   
   
   
   
   
14
What helps keep back bencher's in line?
   
   
   
   
   
15
Which of these are examples of delegated legislation?
   
   
   
   
   
16
What is there to prevent the legislature from criticising the judiciary?
   
   
   
   
   
17
What rule prevents MP's from raising pending proceedings in debates?
   
   
   
   
   
18
Which of these was not an enquiry chaired by a judge?
   
   
   
   
   
19
Which of these is not a piece of legislation relating to devolution?
   
   
   
   
   
20
How much power does Scotland have over taxes?
   
   
   
   
   
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