TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 26

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1. The modern Conservative Party is still sometimes referred to as
The Whigs
The Jacobites
The Tories
The Peers
2. For most people, the right amount of income tax is automatically taken from their bank account by direct debit
True
False
3. When did the UK join the European Economic Community?
1947
1962
1969
1973
4. The Prime Minister also has a country house outside London called ______
The House of Lords
Windsor castle
Chequers
The UK House
5. The government is formed by
The party with the second largest number of MPs in the House of Commons
The Party favoured by the Queen
The Party which won the largest number of vote
The party with the largest number of MPs in the House of Commons
6. The distance from the north coast of Scotland to the South coast of England is approximately ______ miles
270
470
870
1070
7. When is Mother's Day?
The Sunday, 1 week after Easter
The Sunday, 3 weeks before Easter
The Sunday, 2 weeks before Easter
The Sunday, 1 week before Easter
8. Party candidate has the right make you vote for a particular candidate
Yes, this is correct
No, only you have the right
9. The symbol of Lancaster was a red rose and the symbol of York was a white rose and the war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York was called
The Wars of Red
The Wars of White
The Wars of the Roses
The Wars of Red White
10. There is a Parliament for Northern Ireland but no Assembly for Scotland
True
False
11. The small claims procedure is used for claims of less than ______ in Scotland and Northern Ireland
£3,000
£6,000
£10,000
£15,000
12. You can get contact details for all your representatives and their parties from
(Choose any 2 answers)
television
your local library
your local shopping centre
www.parliament.uk
13. You can contact the Assembly Booking Service to book guided tours or seats in the public galleries for the Welsh Assembly
True
False
14. Who is the head of state of many Commonwealth countries?
Prince Charles
The Pope
The Queen
The Prime Minister
15. When did women receive voting rights at the same age as men?
1918
1948
1928
1882
16. On Mothering Sunday children remember their mothers by usually giving them
(Choose any 3 answers)
new clothes
flowers
new shoes
greeting cards
chocolates
17. One achievement of King James' reign was a new translation of the Bible into ______
German
French
English
Spanish
18. The United Kingdom has a written constitution
True
False
19. What do children do on Father's Day for their fathers?
(Choose any 2 answers)
drive cars
send cards
buy gifts
play football
20. On St Valentine's Day
Secret admirers give unsigned cards
Engaged couples get married
Brothers and sisters exchange cards and presents
Husband and wives exchange cards and presents
21. In the House of Commons the government is formed by the party gaining the majority of the seats even if they do not get the most votes
No, that's no true
Yes, sometimes when members feel like it
Yes, always
22. Scottish and Northern Irish bank notes valid everywhere in the UK
True
False
23. Every person in the UK receives ______ under the law, it applies in the same way to everyone, no matter who they are or where they are from
equal treatment
priority treatment
less treatment
24. On election day, the polling station or place will be open from
7.00 am to 10.00 pm
8.00 am to 8.00 pm
8.00 am to 4.30 pm
9.am to 5.00 pm
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"