Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: Influence and Impact on Great Britain


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In what year did Thatcher's Conservative Party win a majority, making her the first female British prime minister?

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1. Which of the following was NOT one of Thatcher's goals as prime minister?

2. What event LIKELY won Thatcher reelection in 1983?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the United Kingdom's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Thatcher's seat in Parliament
  • Her appointment to prime minister
  • Thatcher's goals as prime minister
  • Reelection in 1983
  • What position Thatcher held under Edward Heath

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Thatcher
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about defense of the Falkland Islands
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding her goals as prime minister and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Thatcher and her impact in the United Kingdom, take a look at the lesson on Margaret Thatcher Life & Impact. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details her early life in England
  • Explains her days at Oxford studying chemistry
  • Covers her time in Parliament
  • Explores her career as the first female British prime minister