TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 13

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1. The Northern Ireland Assembly has powers to decide on matters such as education, agriculture, environment, health, and social services
True
False
2. The National Trust was founded in ______ by three volunteers
1745
1795
1845
1895
3. Anne Boleyn the wife of Henry VIII was ______ , she and Henry had one daughter, Elizabeth
German
French
English
Spanish
4. You will receive a fine of up to ______ if you watch TV but do not have a TV licence
£200
£500
£800
£1,000
5. What is the leader of the party that wins the election called?
Shadow Ministers
Home Secretary
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Prime Minister
6. When did hereditary peers lose the automatic right to attend the House of Lords?
1969
1979
1989
1999
7. You can buy alcohol if you are 17 years old
True
False
8. For most people, the right amount of income tax is automatically taken from ______ and paid directly to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
the income from employment by their employer
their bank account by direct debit
9. The capital city of Wales is ______
London
Belfast
Cardiff
Edinburgh
10. Catherine of Aragon the wife of Henry VIII was a ______ princess
German
French
English
Spanish
11. People of the Iron Age sometimes defended sites called
Hill forts
Hill barrows
Round barrows
Skara Brae
12. Parts of the west of Britain, including much of what is now ______, remained free of Anglo-Saxon rule
(Choose any 2 answers)
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
13. In England, parents and other community groups can apply to open a ______ school in their local area
free
premium
affordable
14. Stonehenge is in the English county of
Berkshire
Hampshire
Wiltshire
Yorkshire
15. Charities that work for the homeless are
(Choose any 2 answers)
British Red Cross
Age UK
Crisis
National Trust
Shelter
16. Who does not have to pay for a TV licence?
People aged 60 or over
People aged 65 or over
People aged 70 or over
People aged 75 or over
17. John Constable was
An important contributor to the 'pop art' movement of the 1960s
A landscape painter, most famous for his works of Dedham Vale on the Suffolk-Essex border in the East of England
A very successful Northern Irish portrait painter
A Welsh artist, best known for his engravings and stained glass
18. Who has an important ceremonial role in this country?
The Queen
The Prime Minister
The Archbishop of Canterbury
19. These ministers form the cabinet, a committee which usually meets ______ and makes important decisions about government policy
daily
weekly
monthly
yearly
20. If judges find that a public body is not respecting someone's legal rights, they can
order that body to change its practices and/or pay compensation
ask the public body to come in the court and give the explanation
21. You can find copies of Hansard report in large libraries and on the Internet
True
False
22. What percentage of people identified themselves as Sikh in the 2009 Citizenship Survey?
1%
2%
4%
6%
23. One TV licence covers all of the equipment at one address, but people who rent different rooms in a shared house must buy a separate TV licence
True
False
24. What sport is played at Wimbledon Championships?
Rugby
Tennis
Football
Cricket
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"