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Life in the UK Test » Test 21

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1. Traditionally, what do children do on Mother's Day?
Take their mother for a Chinese meal
Take their mother to a park
Take their mother to the cinema
Give gifts/cards to their mother
2. Forced marriage is where one or both parties do not or cannot give their consent to enter into the partnership
Yes, it's correct
No, it's incorrect
3. The word 'Great Britain' refers to
(Choose any 3 answers)
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
Republic of Ireland
Channel Islands
4. When is Christmas Day?
1st January
7th January
23rd March
25th December
5. The Commonwealth Membership is
compulsory
voluntary
6. If you are arrested and taken to a police station, a police office will tell you
the reason for your arrest
to go back to home
to bring credit card or cheques
7. How many countries are members of the Commonwealth?
36
49
54
62
8. The House of Lords has more powers then the House of Commons
True
False
9. What does MEP stand for?
Member of the European Parliament
Minister of the European Parliament
Member of the Elected Parliament
Minister of the Elected Parliament
10. People eat pancakes, which were traditionally made to use up foods such as egg, fat and milk before fasting during Lent
True
False
11. Solicitors are trained lawyers who give advice on legal matters, take action for their clients and represent their clients in court
Yes, it's correct
No, solicitors cannot take action for their clients
12. The Bronze Age was followed by ______
the Stone Age
the Glass Age
the Iron Age
13. Do you need to buy a TV Licence if there are no TVs in your house but you watch it on a computer/smart phone/tablet as it's being broadcast?
Yes
No
14. People open their Christmas presents during Easter
True
False
15. The government is usually formed by the party that wins the majority of constituencies
True
False
16. In England, Wales and Scotland, Magistrates and Justices of the Peace (JPs) usually work unpaid and do not need legal qualifications
Yes, it's correct
No, they get paid
17. The Queen can only, in a famous phrase,
Rule, govern, and reign
Advise, warn and encourage
Revise, warn, and observe
Encourage, observe and advise
18. Which one of these is England's largest national park?
The Lake District
Snowdonia
Broads
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
19. During the period of 1600, Ireland was an almost completely ______ country
Catholic
Irish
Protestant
20. People in the UK are living longer than ever before because improved living standards and better health care
True
False
21. What is the Battle of Agincourt?
The battle where the Scottish defeated the English
A decisive battle that allowed Romans to invade England
The most famous battle of the War of the Roses
The most famous battle of the Hundred Years War
22. The Ceremonial duties performed by the monarch include, reading of Queen's Speech and opening and closing of Parliament
True
False
23. Police officers must
(Choose any 3 answers)
themselves obey the law
be rude or abusive
not misuse their authority
not make a false statement
commit racial discrimination
24. How many Assembly Members are there in the National Assembly for Wales?
50
60
75
80
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"