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Life in the UK Test » Test 17

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1. To get a UK driving licence you must pass a driving test, which tests both
(Choose any 2 answers)
your blood test
your practical skills
your sugar test
your knowledge
your eye test
2. The Phone Book, published by BT, and Yellow Pages also contains the detail of:
Assembly members
Members of the Parliament (MPs)
Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)
All of the above
3. The UN was set up after the Second World War to prevent war and promote international peace and security
True
False
4. Very young children believe that Father Christmas (also known as Santa Claus) brings them presents during the night before Christmas Day
True
False
5. The UK is governed by the parliament sitting in
St Martin
Westminster
The Hague
St Margaret
6. What is the judiciary?
MPs who vote for laws
A pressure group
The judges who interpret the law
Priests who suggest new laws
7. In the 2009 Citizenship Survey, ______ of people said that they had no religion
21%
23%
25%
27%
8. The electoral register is updated annually
Yes, that's correct
No, it's updated every five years
No, it's updated every ten years
9. Who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury?
St Andrew
St Augustine
St Columba
St Patrick
10. Which court deals usually with divorce cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
Youth Courts
Magistrates Court
High Court
County Court
11. Living people can donate a kidney
Yes, this is true
No, you can only donate it after you die
No, you can only donate for your family
12. A Northern Ireland Parliament was established in ______, when Ireland was divided
1922
1932
1942
1952
13. To visit the UK Parliament you can queue on the day at the public entrance for a free entry
True
False
14. If HMRC sends you a tax return, it is important to complete and return the form
as soon as you have enough money to pay the tax
as soon as you have all the necessary information
but only if you are self-employed
15. There is a very long history of horse racing in Britain, with evidence of events taking place as far back as ______ times
Roman
Victorian
Georgian
Modern
16. How much do you have to pay to visit the Parliament?
General public are not allowed inside the Parliament
A flat fee of £60 to visit both houses of Parliament and many committees
Whatever your MP demand for the ticket
None of the above
17. Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected by ______
the Home Office
the police
the public
members of Parliament
18. When a member of Parliament (MP) resigns or dies, what is the election called that is held to replace them?
By-selection
Re-selection
By-election
Re-election
19. Many local authorities appoint ______, who is the ceremonial leader of the council
a mayor
an MP
an accountant
a shadow minister
20. A fundamental principle of British life is participating in your community
True
False
21. When was the voting age reduced to 18 for men and women?
1918
1928
1949
1969
22. St Patrick's Day is celebrated on
1 March
17 March
23 April
30 November
23. Patron saints' days occur in March are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
St George
St David
St Andrew
St Patrick
24. Bonfire Night occasion is celebrated on ______
5th November
5th Februry
5th May
5th August
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"