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Life in the UK Test » Test 2

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1. What is the correct order of the National Days?
St George's Day, St David's Day, St Patrick's Day, St Andrew's Day
St David's Day, St Patrick's Day, St George's Day, St Andrew's Day
St Patrick's Day, St David's Day, St Andrew's Day, St George's Day
St David's Day, St Patrick's Day, St Andrew's Day, St George's Day
2. When is Christmas Eve?
23rd December
24th December
25th December
26th December
3. Pubs are usually open from ______
8.00am
9.00am
10.00am
11.00am
4. On Valentine's Day people exchange gifts and cards and send anonymous cards to people they secretly admire
True
False
5. 'The Canterbury Tales' was one of the first books to be printed by William Caxton, the first person in England to print books using a printing press
True
False
6. What is the minimum age for drinking alcohol in a hotel or restaurant?
Usually 19, but at 16 you can have a drink with a meal
Usually 18, but at 15 you can have a drink with a meal
Usually 21, but at 18 you can have a drink with a meal
Usually 18, but at 16 you can have a drink with a meal
7. Life peers have to be Christians
True, no other faith members are allowed
False, other faith members can also be life peers
8. What can be done to protect a person from being forced into a marriage, or to protect a person in a forced marriage?
Ask the priest to verify the identities
Check the age of both people to make sure they are over 18
Court orders can be obtained by a potential victim or someone acting for them
9. Who is the heir to the throne?
The Queen's oldest son
The Queen's husband
The Prime Minister
None of the above
10. The present voting age of 18 was set in
1918
1928
1949
1969
11. Nowadays The House of Commons can overrule the House of Lords
Yes, always
Maybe, sometimes
No, that's not right
12. Lent begins on _____
Ash Wednesday
Good Friday
St Valentine's Day
13. Anyone who is violent toward their partner (whether they are a man or a woman, married or living together) can not be prosecuted
Yes, it's correct
No, they can be prosecuted In the UK, brutality and violence in the home is a serious crime. Anyone who is violent towards their partner - whether they are a man or a woman, married or living together - can be prosecuted.
14. Sir Francis Drake's ship the 'Golden Hind', was one of the first to sail right around/circumnavigate ______
the Ireland
the United Kingdom
the Europe
the world
15. In Northern Ireland, cases are heard by a District Judge or Deputy District Judge, who is legally qualified and paid
Yes, it's correct
No, they do not get paid
16. UK MPs are elected on the basis of
Proportional Representation
First past the post system
Instant runoff
17. What is the name and the date of the National Day of Wales?
St Andrew's Day, 30 November
St Francis's Day, 19 June
St George's Day, 23 April
St David's Day, 1 March
18. When is the New Year celebrated in the United Kingdom?
25th of December
26th of December
1st of February
1st of January
19. People usually have roast ______ for Christmas Dinner
Turkey
Lamb
Chicken
Beef
20. The Middle Ages or the medieval period was a time of almost constant war
True
False
21. In 1928 women in Britain received voting rights at the same age as men
True
False
22. The government, public bodies and the courts must follow the principles of the European Convention
True
False
23. All dogs in public places must wear ______
A collar with the name and address of the owner
Wellington boots for big puddles
Sunglasses on a sunny day to avoid eye damage
A raincoat in wet weather
24. Judges are responsible for interpreting the law and ensuring that trials are conducted fairly
Yes, it's correct
No, they are not responsible about trials
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"