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Life in the UK Test » Test 18

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1. The Prime Minister is
in charge of the economy
The MP in charge of Health
The leader of the opposition party
The leader of the party in power
2. The Norman Conquest was the last successful foreign invasion of ______ and led to many changes in government and social structures
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
3. What do Seamus Heaney, Sir William Golding and Harold Pinter have in common?
They have all been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature
They are all famous British singers
They were part of the first British expedition to the North Pole
They have all been Prime Minister
4. No one has religious freedom in the UK
True
False
5. What is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the Houses of Parliament in London?
London Eye
Snowdonia
The Eden Project
Big Ben
6. December 26th celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
True
False Christmas Day, 25 December, celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
7. What type of government does the UK have?
Dictatorship
Federal government
Parliamentary democracy
Communist government
8. Does Britain have a written constitution?
Yes
No
9. Which of the following UK landmarks is in Northern Ireland?
The Giant's Causeway
Stonehenge
The Eden Project
Snowdonia
10. The Proms is ______ summer season of orchestral classical music
a three-week
a four-week
a six-week
an eight-week
11. During the ______ World War Winston Churchill was the British Prime Minister
First
Second
12. Civil servants
have to be politically aligned to the elected government
are politically neutral
13. The English fleet defeated a large French fleet of ships that Intended to land an army in England in 1588
True
False The English fleet defeated the Spanish Armada fleet, which had been sent to conquer England and restore Catholicism in 1588
14. Sir Steve Redgrave is a famous
novelist
film actor who has won several BAFTAs
rower who won gold medals in five consecutive Olympic Games
15. The last successful invasion of England was in ______
1066
1205
1442
1940
16. Foods associated with England are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Haggis
Fish and chips
Roast beef
Ulster fry
17. Heroin, cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis are
legal drugs
illegal drugs
medicine names
18. The Roman army left Britain in AD ______ to defend other parts of the Roman Empire and never returned
110
210
310
410
19. Regarding to the myth when does father Christmas come?
Early in the morning
At midnight
At noon
20. You can be fined or arrested if you consume alcohol in alcohol-free zones
True
False
21. In Ireland, the Black Death killed many in the Pale and, for a time, the area controlled by the English became larger
Yes, this is correct
No, the area became smaller
22. What is the national day of Northern Ireland?
St George's
St Andrew's
St Patrick's
St David's
23. The Chartists were campaigners who demanded the ______
vote for women
vote for the working classes and other people without property
abolition of slavery
independence of Ireland
24. The Commonwealth has no power over its members, although it can suspend membership
True
False
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"