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Life in the UK Test » Test 11

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1. The Elizabethan period is also remembered for the richness of its poetry and drama, especially the plays and poems of
Edward Thomas
William Blake
William Shakespeare
Wilfred Owen
2. On Remembrance Day, many people hold a two minute silence at 11 AM to mark the end of the First World War at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1911
This is True
False, It should be 1918
3. Local authorities are funded by
(Choose any 2 answers)
money from central government
local taxes
TV Licence
Advertising
Water rates
4. It is expected that women should stay at home and not work
True
False
5. 2 minutes silence is observed on the Remembrance Day
True
False
6. Bank Holidays have no national or religious significance
True
False
7. English kings fought a long war with France was known as
The English War
The France War
The Ten Years War
The Hundred Years War
8. People celebrate April Fool's day more than Christmas
Yes
No
It's the same
9. What is the traditional meat served for Christmas Dinner?
Turkey
Chicken
Beef
Lamb
10. The UK is a parliamentary democracy with ______ as head of state
The MP
The Prime Minister
Peers
The monarch
11. In the 2009 Citizenship Survey, less than ______ of people identified themselves as Jewish
0.5%
1%
2%
4%
12. You can't sell cigarettes to anyone below 18 years old
Yes, it's correct
No, but you can sell them secretly
13. Who appoints Life Peers?
The Queen
The Prime Minister
The Archbishop of Canterbury
None of these
14. During the Victorian Age, the government promoted policies of free trade
by importing expensive raw materials
by creating large public trading companies
by abolishing a number of taxes on imported goods
by abolishing slavery
15. In the north of ______, land was owned by members of the 'clans' (prominent families)
(Choose any 2 answers)
England
Scotland
Ireland
Wales
16. What are the two main Christian festivals?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Halloween
Easter
New Year
Guy Fawkes
Christmas
17. London has ______ local authorities
15
21
33
45
18. Life Peers is a member of the House of Lords appointed by the Queen on the advice of the PM
True
False
19. There are ______ national parks in England, Wales and Scotland
15
20
25
30
20. Who defeated the Emperor Napoleon in 1815?
Admiral Nelson
Captain Robert
Duke of Cornwall
Duke of Wellington
21. Anyone who does not pay enough National Insurance Contributions will not be able to receive certain contributory benefits such as
(Choose any 2 answers)
Income support
Jobseeker's Allowance
a full state retirement pension
Housing benefit
22. Britain was invaded by tribes from ______ Europe: the Jutes, the Angles and the Saxons
northern
eastern
western
southern
23. When is St Valentine's Day?
January 1st
25 December
February 14th
24. Anne Boleyn the wife of Henry VIII was accused of taking lovers so she was executed at
Pendennis Castle
Peckforton Castle
Red Lion Tower
The Tower of London
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"