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Life in the UK Test » Test 24

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1. Employees
do not have to pay for National Insurance contributions after the age of 60
have their National Insurance deducted from their pay by their employer
need to pay National Insurance Contributions
2. Who is the head of state of the United Kingdom?
The Foreign Secretary
The Prime Minister
The Queen
The MP
3. When is Remembrance Day?
November 5th
November 11th
November 25th
4. The symbol of the House of Tudor was
a red rose
a white rose
a red rose with a white rose inside it as a sign that the Houses of York and Lancaster were now allies
5. School governors, or members of the school board in Scotland, are people from ______ who wish to make a positive contribution to children's education
the school board
the local community
the teacher union
the Ministry of School
6. Which official report is broadcast on digital TV?
Parliamentary News
Hansard
None
7. Money raised from income tax is being used for
(Choose any 3 answers)
Roads
BBC TV and radio channels
Education
Water and drainage repair and maintenance
State benefits
Police and the armed forces
8. The currency in the UK is the ______
euro
pound sterling
dollars
9. In the 2009 Citizenship Survey, less than ______ of people identified themselves as Buddhist
0.5%
1%
2%
4%
10. A non-UK national living in the UK and looking for work, starting work or setting up as self-employed will need a
Provisional Driving License
National Insurance number
Full Driving License
Birth Certificate
11. What are the official reports of proceedings in Parliament known as?
Hansards
White Papers
Green Papers
12. Father's Day is the ______ Sunday in June
first
second
third
forth
13. Remembrance Day
Keep alive the memory of Guy Fawkes
commemorates those who died fighting for the UK and its allies
Keeps alive the memory of those whose fought against the king
Celebrates the victory of world wars
14. ______ had an important role in drafting the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
British school teachers
British diplomats and lawyers
Chief Constables
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
15. Northern Ireland Assembly has 120 members?
True
False
16. In eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1918 that the First World War (often called the Great War) was started
War was started in 1911
Yes its right
No, it came to an end
17. The queen of Scotland, Mary Stuart's much of the childhood was spent in ______
Germany
France
England
Scotland
18. What documentation do you need to drive a motor vehicle?
A driving licence and a mechanic's report on the engine
A road map and a receipt for the car/motorcycle
Driving licence, insurance, an MOT and road tax
A passport and a photo of your car/motorbike
19. The Queen's residence in 10 Downing Street?
True
False
20. What is the function of the House of Lords?
It give ex-MPs jobs
It has no function and should be declared illegal
It helps old judges keep an interest in things
It suggests amendments or proposes new laws
21. The Council of Europe has power to make laws
True
FalseIt has no power to make laws but draws up conventions and charters
22. There is a food that is traditionally associated with Northern Ireland is ______
Roast beef, which is served with potatoes, vegetables, Yorkshire puddings
Fish and chips
Ulster fry - a fried meal with bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, white pudding, tomatoes mushrooms, soda bread and potato bread
Welsh cakes
Haggis - a sheep's stomach stuffed with offal, suet, onions and oatmeal
23. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, if an accused person is aged 10 to 17, the case is normally heard in a ______ in front of up to three specially trained magistrates or a District Judge
Youth Court
Children's Court
Child Court
24. There are 160 Members in The National Assembly for Wales
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"