Did you know, Althing is the oldest surviving parliament in the world. It is the parliament of Iceland founded in 930 and still exists.
The names and facts of parliaments of different countries is an important topic for competitive exams. Aspirants of various Government exams must keep abreast with the list of countries and their parliaments shared in the article as they can encounter questions related to it in the General awareness sections.
UPSC aspirants might also face questions on countries and their parliaments in the prelims exams.
What is Parliament?
The very center of any form of democracy, parliament is a legislative body of government categorized in two parts Unicameral and Bicameral.
The name of Indian parliament is Sansad having two houses of the legislature. Similarly, there are parliaments of different countries with either one or two houses of the legislature. The article aims to provide the list of countries and their parliament’s names along with the sample questions asked in competitive exams.
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List of Countries and their Parliament
The Parliament of India is a bicameral legislature consisting of two houses – the Lok Sabha (House of the People) and the Rajya Sabha (Council of States). Check the functions of Parliament in India.
Given below is the list of Parliaments of different countries. Candidates can download the list of countries and their parliament names PDF given at the top and bottom of the article for their convenience.
|Countries & Their Parliament’s Names|
|Countries||Parliament of different Countries|
|Algeria||National People’s Assembly|
|Angola||National People’s Assembly|
|Britain||Parliament (House Of Commons And House Of Lords)|
|China||National People’s Assembly|
|Comoros||Legislative Council And Senate|
|Congo Democratic||Rep. Of National Legislative Council|
|Costa Rice||Legislative Council And Senate|
|Cuba||National Assembly Of People’s Power|
|East Timor||Constituent Assembly|
|El Salvador||Legislative Assembly|
|Ethiopia||Federal Council And House Of Representative|
|Fiji Islands||Senate & House Of Representative|
|Germany||Bundestag (Lower House) & Bundesrat (Upper House)|
|Greece||Chamber Of Deputies|
|Indonesia||People’s Consultative Assembly|
|Italy||Chamber Of Deputies And Senate|
|Korea(North)||Supreme People’s Assembly|
|Laos||People’s Supreme Assembly|
|Lesotho||National Assembly And Senate|
|Libya||General People’s Congress|
|Luxembourg||Chamber Of Deputies|
|Madagascar||National People’s Assembly|
|Mongolia||Great People’s Khural|
|Nepal||Federal Parliament of Nepal|
|New Zealand||Parliament (House Of Representative)|
|Pakistan||National Assembly & Senate|
|Papua New Guinea||National Parliament|
|Paraguay||Senate & Chamber Of Deputies|
|Romania||Great National Assembly|
|Russia||Duma & Federal Council|
|Saudi Arabia||Majlis Al Shura|
|Turkey||Grand National Assembly|
Candidates can check other articles important for the General Awareness sections of various competitive exams.
|Parliament & State Legislature||List of Lok Sabha Members||List of Presidents in India|
|List of Rajya Sabha Members||List of Vice-Presidents of India||Amendments in Indian Constitution|
Parliaments of Different Countries – Sample Questions
To understand the importance of countries and their parliaments topic in competitive exams go through the sample questions given below asked in various government exams. These questions will help candidates get an idea on the scope and type of questions to expect in the exams.
Q1. Which is the oldest parliament in the world?
- National Assembly
Q.2. Which country has the largest parliament with approximately 3000 members?
- The United States of America
Q.3. What is the Parliament of Afghanistan Called?
- Majlis shura
- Oliy Majlis
Q.4. What is the Parliament name of the USA?
- House of representatives
- United Congress representatives
- United States Congress
Q.5. The name of the country to have the First Parliament of the world is?
The above given questions for candidates reference are asked under the general awareness section that forms an important part of the syllabus of various competitive exams. Candidates can go through the detailed syllabus of each of these exams.
For more important general awareness topics candidates can refer to the given links:
|Banking Awareness||SSC General Awareness||Static GK|
|UPSC Notes||NCERT Notes for UPSC||Daily Current Affairs|