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Life in the UK Test » Test 15

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1. William sent people all over England to draw up lists of all the towns and villages, people who lived there, who owned the land and what animals they owned, this list was called
The Domesday Book
The England Book
The Exeter Book
The Vercelli Book
2. The Welsh government and National Assembly for Wales are based in
Newport
Cardiff
Swansea
Bangor
3. Do you need to buy a TV Licence if there are no TVs in your house but you watch TV programs on your mobile phone?
Yes
No
4. The 15th century civil war in England was fought between the supporters of
(Choose any 2 answers)
The House of Wessex
The House of York
The House of Lancaster
The House of Sussex
5. Sometimes even radio, television, and newspapers try to fool people with fake stories and jokes
True
False
6. In 1603, when Elizabeth I died her heir was her cousin James VI of Scotland who became King James I of
(Choose any 3 answers)
England
Scotland
Wales
Ireland
The United Kingdom
7. Some of the principles included in the European Convention on Human Rights are
(Choose any 3 answers)
right to life
right to fight
prohibition of slavery and forced labour
prohibition of speech
right to wear any clothes
freedom of expression (speech)
8. Who led the group of scientists who were the first to 'Split The Atom'?
Ernst Chain
Ernest Rutherford
Robert Walpole
Howard Florey
9. What is Wimbledon Championships?
Rugby Tournament
Cricket Tournament
Tennis Tournament
Snooker Tournament
10. By what system are Members of the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly elected?
Proportional representation
Instant runoff
First past the post
11. How can you get a National Insurance number?
You will need to go to any nearest hospital and register with NHS
You will need to telephone the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
You will need to go to the nearest Citizens Advice Bureau office
12. ______ means all the judges in a country
The Juries
The judiciary
Magistrates
District Judges
13. ______ is a Charity working with animals
British Red Cross
People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA)
NSPCC
National Trust
14. Governors and school boards have an important part to play in raising school standards, they have three key roles:
(Choose any 3 answers)
setting the strategic direction of the school
monitoring the students so they go direct to home
ensuring accountability
setting the benches for all the students
monitoring and evaluating school performance
ensuring there is enough equipments in the play area
15. The Prime Minister appoints about ______ senior MPs to become ministers in charge of departments
10
20
30
40
16. The queen of Scotland, Mary Stuart was only ______ old when her father died and she became queen
a week
1 year
4 years
9 years
17. Residents who do not respect the law should not expect to be allowed to become permanent residents in the UK
True
False
18. Some of the most well-known galleries are:
(Choose any 3 answers)
the National Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London
the National Museum in Cardiff
the Timeout Art Gallery in Leeds
the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh
Focus Gallery in Birmingham
19. The name or photographs of an accused young person cannot be published in newspapers or used by the media
Yes, it's correct
No, newspapers are allowed to publish such photographs
20. The small claims procedure is used for claims of less than ______ in England and Wales (changed on 1st April 2013)
£5,000
£10,000
£15,000
£50,000
21. What is Boxing Day?
(Choose any 2 answers)
The day after Christmas Day
When people watch boxing championship
A public holiday
The day everyone punches friends
When people collect boxes to recycle
22. The Queen is married to Prince Phillip
True
False
23. Halloween is an ancient festival and is celebrated on ______
31st October
31st January
31st March
31st July
24. The House of Commons can
Always overrule the Lords
Only sometime overrule the Lords
Never overrule the Lords
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"