The British Parliament: House of Lords & House of Commons


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The British Parliament is made up of _____.

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1. Which of the following is a duty of the British Parliament?

2. The members of the House of Commons _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of how Parliament functions, its composition, and its authority. You will need to identify the specific legislative bodies of Parliament and know their respective duties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Purview of the House of Lords
  • Characteristics and authority of the House of Commons
  • Composition of the British Parliament

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western European history lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the House of Lords and House of Commons
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the authority and purpose of each parliamentary body

Additional Learning

To further study the British Parliament, review the accompanying lesson called The British Parliament: House of Lords & House of Commons. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the duties of the House of Lords
  • Explain the responsibilites of the House of Commons
  • Identify the role of the monarch
  • Know how many members are in each house
  • Differentiate between elected and appointed positions