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Life in the UK Test » Test 16

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1. Magistrates decide the verdict in each case that comes before them and, if the person is found guilty, the sentence that they pass
Yes, it's correct
No, they cannot give the sentence
2. To visit Northern Ireland Assembly you can
(Choose any 2 answers)
contact the Education Service
contact an MSP
arrange tours through visitor services
contact an MLA
3. Does the British government have a written constitution?
Yes only one constitution
Yes two constitutions
Maybe
No
4. A food that is traditionally associated with Wales is ______
Roast beef, which is served with potatoes, vegetables, Yorkshire puddings
Fish and chips
Haggis
Ulster fry
Welsh cakes
5. When you move into a new house or apartment,
ask the people who live near you not to make noise
introduce yourself to the people who live near you so you can help each other
ask the people who live near you not to bang on the walls
ask the people who live near you not to play loud music
6. The leader of the opposition usually becomes Prime Minister if his or her party wins the General Election
True
False
7. Elections for the European Parliament are held every ______ year(s)
one
three
four
five
8. By law, radio and television coverage of the political parties must be ______ and so equal time has to be given to rival viewpoints
loyal
balanced
elected
called
9. All terrorist groups try to radicalise and recruit people to their cause
True
False
10. What is a Bank Holiday?
A national holiday for all of the UK
A special holiday for bank employees
A national holiday for all of the UK except Wales
11. How many years did the Romans remain in Britain?
100
200
300
400
12. If judges agree that a government action is illegal, the government must
change its policies and ask Parliament to change the law
persuade the judges to disagree
13. The Scottish Parliament was formed in ______
1959
1979
1989
1999
14. ______, the queen of the Iceni is still remembered today and there is a statue of her on Westminster Bridge in London
Julian
Ethelfleda
Boudicca
Jehanne
15. Women in Britain received voting rights at the same age as men in ______
1926
1927
1928
1929
16. What is celebrated on February 14th?
February's Fool Day
St Valentine's Day
Remembrance Day
St Patrick's Day (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland)
17. To apply to become a permanent resident or citizen of the UK, you will need to:
(Choose any 2 answers)
speak and read English
renew your current passport by providing a new photograph
have a good understanding of life in the UK
get a provisional driving license
go to home office and apply in person
18. ______ became formally united with England by the Act for the Government of Wales during the reign of Henry VIII
England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales
19. How many members does The National Assembly for Wales have?
50
60
70
80
20. Films were first shown publicly in the UK in ______
1846
1896
1916
1946
21. It is illegal to sell tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, roll-up tobacco to anyone under the age of
14
16
18
21
22. The Scottish Parliament sits in
Glasgow
Edinburgh
Aberdeen
Dundee
23. In Northern Ireland some people speak Irish Gaelic
True
False
24. The money raised from National Insurance Contributions is used to pay for
(Choose any 2 answers)
Education
State benefits and services such as the state retirement pension
Road safety
Housing benefits
The National Health Service (NHS)
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"