Political Systems & Structure of the U.S. vs. Great Britain

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Question Time is a weekly affair for which entity?

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1. What is the most powerful institution in the United Kingdom?

2. Which group has the ability to declare something unconstitutional?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many differences in the political structures of the American and British government. By taking this quiz, you can test how much you know about the components of each government.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your understanding of:

  • Which entity the weekly Question Time relates to
  • The most powerful institution in the United Kingdom
  • A group that can deem something unconstitutional
  • An entity that can only slow legislation in the United Kingdom
  • The branches of the American government

Skills Practiced

Complete this quiz to see how well you can practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you pull the most important information from the related lesson on the political systems of the U.S. and Great Britain
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the entity that can declare a matter as unconstitutional and an entity that can only slow legislation
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding institutions of the two governments

Additional Learning

Get more information on the differences between the American and British political systems by watching the accompanying lesson titled Political Systems & Structure of the U.S. vs. Great Britain. The following topics are included in the lesson:

  • Type of government each country has
  • Differences in power structure
  • Governing body that makes laws
  • Make-up of the U.S. and U.K. government
  • Entity that's the head of each government
  • Differences in the judicial system
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