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Jan 07 old syllabus

  1. 1. Examiner’s use onlyTeam Leader’s use onlySurname Initial(s)SignatureCentreNo.Turn overCandidateNo.Paper Reference(s)6492/01Edexcel GCEGovernment and PoliticsAdvanced Subsidiary(8067/9067-70)Unit Test 2: Governing the UKThursday 11 January 2007 – AfternoonTime: 1 hourMaterials required for examination Items included with question papersNil NilInstructions to CandidatesIn the boxes above, write your centre number, candidate number, your surname, initial(s) and signature.Answer TWO questions.Indicate which question you are answering by marking the box ( ).If you change your mind, put a line through the box ( ) and then indicate your new question with across ( ).Information for CandidatesThe marks for individual questions and the parts of questions are shown in round brackets: e.g. (2).There are 50 marks for each question. The total mark for this paper is 100.Any blank pages are indicated.Advice to CandidatesYou will be assessed on your ability to organise and present information, ideas, descriptions andarguments clearly and logically, taking into account your use of grammar, punctuation and spelling.Paper Reference6 4 9 2 0 1 Question Leave Number Blank 1 2 3 4 TotalThis publication may be reproduced only in accordance withEdexcel Limited copyright policy.©2007 Edexcel Limited.Printer’s Log. No.M23863AW850/6492/57570 7/7/3/3/*M23863A0116*Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po1 1 27/09/2006 10:49:09
  2. 2. Leaveblank*M23863A016*Answer any TWO questions.Write your answers in the spaces provided.It is advised that you divide your time equally between both questions.1. (a) Outline the powers of the House of Lords.(5) (b) Explain the main differences between parliamentary government and presidentialgovernment.(15) (c) How effective is Parliament in scrutinising the work of the executive?(30)2. (a) What is a constitution?(5) (b) Distinguish between a codified constitution and an uncodified constitution.(15) (c) Should the UK constitution remain uncodified?(30)3. (a) Define collective ministerial responsibility.(5) (b) What are the functions of the Cabinet?(15) (c) To what extent do Prime Ministers dominate the Cabinet?(30)4. (a) What is the judiciary?(5) (b) What is judicial neutrality, and how is it upheld in the UK?(15) (c) To what extent do judges constrain Parliament and the executive?(30)Q1(Total 50 marks)Q2(Total 50 marks)Q3(Total 50 marks)Q4(Total 50 marks)Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po2 2 25/09/2006 09:47:48
  3. 3. LeaveblankTurn over*M23863A016*Indicate which question you are answering by marking the box ( ). If you changeyour mind put a line through the box ( ) and then indicate your new questionwith a cross ( ). You will be asked to indicate your second question choice on page 9.Chosen question number: Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4(a) ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po3 3 25/09/2006 10:58:45
  4. 4. Leaveblank*M23863A016*(b) .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po4 4 25/09/2006 09:47:48
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  6. 6. Leaveblank*M23863A016*(c) .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po6 6 25/09/2006 09:47:48
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  9. 9. LeaveblankTurn over*M23863A016*Indicate which question you are answering by marking the box ( ). If you changeyour mind put a line through the box ( ) and then indicate your new questionwith a cross ( ).Chosen question number: Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4(a) ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po9 9 25/09/2006 09:47:49
  10. 10. Leaveblank10*M23863A01016*(b) .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po10 10 25/09/2006 09:47:49
  11. 11. Leaveblank11Turn over*M23863A01116*............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po11 11 25/09/2006 09:47:49
  12. 12. Leaveblank12*M23863A01216*(c)........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Gov152759_M23863A_GCE_Gov_and_Po12 12 25/09/2006 09:47:49
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