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So you think you've been quango'd?

Question 1
What is the official name now given to some of the organisations once known as "quangos"?
A: NDPB
B: NYPD
C: NSPCC
D: NASUWT
Question 2
What does "quango" stand for?
A: Quality and Government
B: Querulous Agency For Notifying Government
C: Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisations
D: Quite Unique And Glorious Organisations
Question 3
Who is the highest-paid head of a public body?
A: Adam Crozier, Royal Mail
B: Mark Thomson, BBC
C: Robin Evans, British Waterways Board
D: Sir Mervyn King, Bank of England
Question 4
Which quango distributes the most public money?
A: Environment Agency
B: British Potato Council
C: Disruptive Passengers Working Group
D: Learning and Skills Council
Question 5
Which politician, in 1995, promised a "bonfire of the quangos" when devolution happened?
A: David Trimble
B: Donald Dewar
C: Ron Davies
D: John Gummer
Question 6
How much public money do quangos spend each year?
A: 2 billion
B: 15 billion
C: 79 billion
D: 167 billion
Question 7
English Regional Assemblies are not classified as quangos. What are they called?
A: External bodies
B: Other bodies
C: Near government bodies
D: Non governmental public delivery agencies
Question 8
Which government department sponsors the most quangos?
A: Treasury
B: Department of Health
C: Department of Culture, Media and Sport
D: Ministry of Defence
Question 9
How many public bodies are there in the UK?
A: 149
B: 574
C: 1102
D: 1945
Question 10
Three of these quangos were created and one was abolished since then. Which one was abolished?
A: Music and Dance Scheme Advisory Group
B: Public Diplomacy Board
C: Disruptive Passengers Working Group
D: Welsh Development Agency

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