TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 27

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1. Around 4,000 years ago, people learned to make bronze, we call this period
the Stone Age
the Bronze Age
the Iron Age
2. The Council of Europe is ______ for the protection and promotion of human rights in member countries
responsible
not responsible
3. St George is the Patron Saint of ______
Scotland
Northern Ireland
England
Wales
4. More serious civil cases (for example, when a large amount of compensation is being claimed) are dealt with in the ______ in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Sheriff Court
County Court
High Court
Peace Courts
5. ______ first visited Britain in AD 789 to raid coastal towns and take away goods and slaves
The Anglo-Saxons
The Norman Conquest
The Romans
The Vikings
6. In Scotland, serious cases are heard in a ______ with either a sheriff or a sheriff with a jury
Crown Court
Magistrates' Court
Sheriff Court
7. Good citizens are an asset to the UK
True
False
8. The Council of Europe has ______ member countries, including the UK
32
37
42
47
9. The UK is located in the ______ west of Europe
east
south
north
centre
10. There are also several islands which are closely linked with the UK but are not part of it:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Northern Ireland
The Channel Islands
The Isle of Man
11. In Britain its tradition to eat ______ on Christmas
Lamb curry, Chicken Vindaloo, Milk pudding
Shepherd's pie, sausages and mash, chocolate cake
Roast turkey, Christmas pudding, Rich steamed pudding
Fish and chips
12. The official name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
True
False
13. Cricket originated in ______ and is now played in many countries
India
England
Australia
South Africa
14. Areas of what is now Scotland were never conquered by
The Ancient Greeks
The Romans
The Anglo-Saxons
The Vikings
15. The United Kingdom's constitution is written by
Parliament
The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Queen
It is an unwritten constitution
16. Adult citizens of other EU states who are resident in the UK can vote in all elections
True
False
17. When did people learn how to make weapons and tools out of iron?
In the Stone Age
In the Bronze Age
In the Iron Age
18. In Elizabeth I's time, English settlers first began to colonise the eastern coast of
America
Africa
China
Europe
19. What are the Grand National, FA Cup, the 'Open' and Wimbledon?
Sporting events
Shops in Knightsbridge
Famous places
Parks in London
20. The second-largest party in the House of Commons is called
the opposition
the cabinet
the country party
21. The UK is a Security Council member of ______
The European Parliament
The UK Parliament
The United Nation
22. Eid ul-Fitr and Diwali are the National days
Yes, its right
No, these are European Cities
No, these are other religious days
23. On April Fool's day people normally give each other presents
True
False
24. Many people continue to visit ______ for holidays and for leisure activities such as walking, camping and fishing
shops
the countryside
banks
schools
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"