Edited, memorised or added to reading list

on 21-Jan-2015 (Wed)

Do you want BuboFlash to help you learning these things? Click here to log in or create user.

Flashcard 149666111

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Senior MPs of a political party (opposition) not in government.
Answer
shadow cabinet


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666116

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
A judge in Scotland.
Answer
sheriff (law)


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666126

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
A poem which is 14 lines long and rhymes in a particular way.
Answer
sonnet


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666131

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
The member of the House of Commons who controls the way issues are debated in Parliament.
Answer
The Speaker


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666141

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Refuse to work in order to protest against something.
Answer
strike, to go on strike


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666146

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
A person who comes after another and takes over an office or receives some kind of power – for example, a son who becomes king when his father dies is his successor.
Answer
successor (government)


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666156

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Violence used by people who want to force a government to do something. The violence is usually random and unexpected, so that no one can feel really safe from it.
Answer
terrorism


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666161

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
A book which contains names, addresses and phone numbers of organisations, businesses and individuals.
Answer
The Phone Book


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666171

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
An association of workers formed to protect its members.
Answer
trade union


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666176

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
An official written agreement between countries or governments.
Answer
treaty


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666186

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Work which someone does because they want to and which they do for free, they do not receive any payment.
Answer
voluntary work


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666191

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Someone who works for free or who offers to do something without payment (see voluntary work).
Answer
volunteer


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666196

Tags
#glossary #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
The work people did in order to help the country in any way they could during wartime.
Answer
war effort


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666731

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
The British constitution is contained in a single written document
Answer
False


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666761

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Procedure that helps people to settle minor disputes in an informal way
Answer
Small claims procedure


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666776

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Why is 1918 an important date in the history of women’s rights?
Answer
Women were given the right to vote.


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666786

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
The National Citizen Service gives 16- and 17-year-olds the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities, develop their skills and take part in a community project.
Answer
True


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666801

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
In which year women over the age of 30 were given the right to vote?
Answer
1918


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666891

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
How are local councils funded?
Answer
From central government and local taxes.


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666906

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
To prevent war and promote international peace and security is the aim of […]?
Answer
United Nations (193 member states, 2 observer states).


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666946

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Elizabeth I had very good relations with Parliament.
Answer
True


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill






Flashcard 149666986

Tags
#fybcyp #lifeintheuk #lifeintheuk3ed
Question
Which new national bodies were established in 1999?
Answer
Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament


statusnot learnedmeasured difficulty37% [default]last interval [days]               
repetition number in this series0memorised on               scheduled repetition               
scheduled repetition interval               last repetition or drill