TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 22

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1. People Celebrate Christmas at the beginning of the New Year
True
False
2. Some issues may be debated in the Welsh Assembly and the Scottish Parliament, but remain under the control of the UK Government in London, they are:
Defence, Taxation, Foreign affairs, and social security
Education, Environment, Police
Transport, Defence
Environment, Education, Taxation
3. In the Iron Age most people were ______
(Choose any 3 answers)
shooters
farmers
craft workers
servants
warriors
shopkeepers
4. Many people use social networking by the ______ when out and about
mobile phone
television
newspaper
post
5. The decisions on government policies are made by
(Choose any 2 answers)
The Prime Minister
The monarch
Cabinet
The judge
The Queen
6. Which of the national days is celebrated with a holiday?
St George's Day
St Patrick's Day
St David's Day
7. ______ is a charitiy for medical research
British Red Cross
Age UK
Cancer Research UK
National Trust
Friends of the Earth
8. People came to England after 1400 from abroad to trade and also to work, such as weavers from France, engineers from Germany, glass manufacturers from Italy and canal builders from Holland
True
False
9. What is the minimum age to be able to drink alcohol with a meal?
16
17
18
21
10. What is the name of the PM's country house?
Edinburgh castle
Chequers
The House of Lords
Windsor castle
11. A good way to support your local community is
to shop for products locally where you can
to shop from the cheapest supermarkets
to shop from the online grocery stores
to import fruits and vegetables from the abroad
12. The Giant's Causeway was formed about ______ years ago
10 million
20 million
30 million
50 million
13. Which of the following is a public holiday?
St Valentine's Day
Boxing Day
April Fool's Day
Birthday
14. The United Kingdom is made up of
(Choose any 4 answers)
England
The Isle of Man
Scotland
Wales
Channel Islands
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
15. The capital city of Wales is ______
Bangor
Newport
Cardiff
Swansea
16. Skara Brae on Orkney, off the north coast of ______, is the best preserved prehistoric village in northern Europe
England
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland
17. Queen Elizabeth I was the younger daughter of
Henry VII
Edward VI
Henry VIII
King Richard III
18. Diwali is often called
Navratri
the Festival of Lights
Baisakhi
19. A Formula 1 Grand Prix event is held in the UK ______
every year
every 2 years
every 3 years
every 4 years
20. Who was the new Prime Minister in 1945?
Clement Attlee
Dylan Thomas
Ernest Rutherford
William Beveridge
21. Tobacco is common in the UK and can be sold to anyone of any age
True
False
22. If your vehicle is over ______ year(s) old, you must take it for a Ministry of Transport (MOT) test every year
one
two
three
five
23. In Northern Ireland, a newly qualified driver must display an 'R' plate (for restricted driver) for one year after passing the test
True
False
24. MPs have a number of different responsibilities which includes:
(Choose any 4 answers)
Represent everyone in their constituency
Stays at home and writes new laws
Scrutinise and comment on what the government is doing
Helps people with personal problems and makes sure all the taxes are collected
Help to create new laws
Debate important national issues
Meets other MPs to talk about the good old days
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"