TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 10

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1. At the turn of the 19th century, Britain was NOT a democracy as we know it today
True
False
2. Civil Servants are accountable to ______
Ministers
Members
Oppositions
The national party
3. What time do people hold a two minute silence on Remembrance Day?
9am
10am
11am
12am
4. What is the distance (in miles) between the North coast of Scotland and the South coast of England?
270 miles
470 miles
870 miles
1070 miles
5. Which of the following are a public holiday?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Good Friday
April Fool's Day
Easter Monday
St Valentine's Day
Birthday
6. It is ______ to cause harassment, alarm or distress to someone because of their religion or ethnic origin
your right
a criminal offence
your responsibility
7. What date in November commemorates an event from 1605?
Guy Fawkes Night, November 5
Remembrance Day, November 11
Mothering Sunday
Great Victory Day, November 20
8. Forced Marriage Protection Orders were introduced in ______ for Scotland
2008
2009
2010
2011
9. The police force is a public service that helps and protects
everyone, no matter what their background or where they live
only British citizens
10. If your driving licence is from a country in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway, you can drive in the UK for
one year from the date of the entry in the UK
two years from the date of the entry in the UK
as long as your licence is valid
No, you must pass the UK driving test before you can drive
11. The hearing for the small claims procedure is held in front of a judge in an ordinary room, and people from both sides of the dispute sit around a table
Yes, it's correct
No, it cannot be held in an ordinary room
12. Civil Servants are political appointees
True
False
13. Who led the invasion of England in 1066?
The Duke of Normandy
Harold, the Saxon king of England
King Kenneth MacAlpin
King Alfred the Great
14. PCCs set local police priorities and the local policing budget
True
False
15. After 1588, Queen Elizabeth I became one of the most popular monarchs in English history
Yes, this is true
False, she was before 1568
16. Proceedings in Parliament are broadcast on television and published in official reports called
Ontario
Hansard
Congressional Record
Political reports
17. When did women achieve voting equality with men?
1935
1929
1928
1924
18. By ______, In England, official documents were being written in English, and English had become the preferred language of the royal court and Parliament
1200
1300
1400
1500
19. In Britain, the Government control the press (news and media)
True
False
20. When did Britain become permanently separate from the continent by the Channel?
about 5,000 years ago
about 10,000 years ago
about 20,000 years ago
about 30,000 years ago
21. ______ is a national park in North Wales
Peak District
Lake District
Northumberland
Snowdonia
22. Popular programmes in UK include regular soap operas such as:
(Choose any 2 answers)
BBC News
Coronation Street
Eastenders
Sky News
23. When did the Anglican Church come into existence?
1530s
1630s
1730s
1830s
24. King Edward I of ______ introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284, which annexed Wales to the Crown of England
England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"