TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 1

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1. Which of these forts were part of Hadrian's Wall?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Housesteads
Skara Brae
Sutton Hoo
Vindolanda
2. The monarch is the head of the Church of England
True
False
3. The UK is part of the United Nations (UN)
Yes, this is correct
No, the UK is not part of UN anymore
4. A very impressive hill fort can still be seen today at Maiden Castle, in the English county of ______
Danebury
Cornwall
Dorset
5. How often are elections held in Britain?
Every 3 years
Every 4 years
At least every 5 years
Every 7 years
6. A lot of People carve lanterns out of ______ and put a candle inside of them during Halloween
Melons
Pineapples
Coconuts
Pumpkins
7. 'The Enlightenment' is known as
New ideas about politics, philosophy and science that were developed in the 18th century
The abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire in the 19th century
New laws introduced in the 18th century to protect workers
The Industrial Revolution in the 18th century
8. On Christmas Day families traditionally sit down to a dinner of roast turkey and Christmas pudding, a rich steamed pudding made from suet, dried fruit and spices
True
False
9. The UK is one of five permanent members of the Security Council in the United Nation
True
False
10. Walking and using public transport to get around when you can is a good way to protect the environment because it creates less pollution than using a car
Yes, this is correct
No, because public transport such as a bus is using more fuel than a car
11. When were women allowed to vote?
1882
1948
1928
1918
12. What is the Grand National?
A tennis championship
A football cup competition
A horse race
A motor race
13. Who is the patron saint of Wales and on which date is his feast day?
St Michel 3rd March
St Peter November 29th
St James 5th September
St David 1st March
14. James I and his son Charles I believed in the 'Divine Right of Kings', the idea that the king was directly appointed to rule by ______
the Queen
the Prime Minister
the Church
God
15. Many schools organise events to raise money for extra equipment or out-of-school activities
Yes, this is correct
No, schools get money from the government
16. The words 'Britain', 'British Isles' or 'British' are used in this test to refer to everyone in
(Choose any 4 answers)
England
The Isle of Man
Scotland
Wales
Channel Islands
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
17. You have to be ____ to go into betting shops or gambling clubs
15
16
17
18
18. The most famous Tennis tournament hosted in Britain is The Wimbledon Championships, which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
True
False
19. It is illegal to sell tobacco products to people under 18 years of age
True
False
20. King Richard III of the House of York was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field in
1485
1490
1495
1498
21. The bell called Big Ben, housed in the Elizabeth Tower is over ______ years old and is a popular tourist attraction
150
180
200
210
22. ______ abolished slavery throughout the British Empire
The Abolition Act
The Emancipation Act
The Freedom Act
The Slavery Act
23. Why is 1928 an important year for women's rights?
Women could vote at 18, the same age as men
Women could vote at 21, the same age as men
Women could vote if they were over 30 years old
None of the above
24. There is no place in British society for extremism or intolerance
True
False
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"