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 Wednesday, 3 April, 2002, 17:18 GMT 18:18 UK
The Budget 2002 quiz
Gordon Brown

Think you're a Budget-buff? Test your knowledge with BBC News Online's Budget 2002 quiz.
What did Gladstone drink when delivering his Budget speeches?
A: Whisky
B: Egg and sherry cocktails
C: Brandy and water
How much of the price of the average packet of 20 cigarettes is tax?
A: £3.42
B: £2.54
C: £1.89
What help did Gordon Brown give to racing punters in last year's Budget?
A: He tipped the Grand National winner
B: He sold off the Tote
C: He scrapped betting tax
How long was the 2001 Budget speech?
A: 64 minutes
B: 51 minutes
C: 73 minutes
Which 20th century chancellor never delivered a Budget?
A: Iain MacLeod
B: Neville Chamberlain
C: Philip Snowden
What lies beneath the current Treasury building?
A: The Bank of England archives
B: Part of the original Downing Street
C: The cabinet war rooms
Gordon Brown is Chancellor of Exchequer - where does the name "exchequer" come from?
A: The floor pattern of the original Treasury building
B: The board once used to calculate spending and income
C: The official dress of the first chancellors
What was frozen in last year's Budget?
A: The state pension
B: Duty on beer, wine and whisky
C: The minimum wage
Which former chancellor described Budget day as: "Rather like a school sports day, a bit of a bore, but there it is"?
A: Harold Macmillan
B: Denis Healey
C: Nigel Lawson
Budget was the name of which chancellor's dog?
A: David Lloyd-George
B: James Callaghan
C: Geoffrey Howe

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