TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 28

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1. How old must you be to enter a betting shop or gambling club?
14
16
17
18
2. What Christmas dish is made from suet, dried fruit and spices?
Yorkshire Pudding
Dumplings
Christmas Pudding
3. Who is the head of the state?
The King or the Queen
The Prime Minister
The MP
The Foreign Secretary
4. How can you find a solicitor?
Local newspapers
Yellow Pages
The Citizens Advice Bureau
All of these
5. In Scotland a system called the ______ is used to deal with children and young people who have committed an offence
Children's Hearings System
Youth Hearings System
Young Hearings System
6. When was the Battle of Bannockburn?
1314
1381
1414
1481
7. Who is the fastest person to sail around the world singlehanded?
Jessica Ennis
Dame Ellen MacArthur
Ellie Simmonds
Dame Kelly Holmes
8. The Paralympic Games for 2012 were hosted in ______
Birmingham
Bradford
Manchester
London
9. Guy Fawkes night commemorates
Gun powder plot of 1605
People who died in The First World War
Fireworks
People who died in The Second World War
10. St Columba founded a monastery on the island of Iona, off the coast of what is now ______
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
11. Almost everybody in the UK who is in paid work, including self-employed people, ______ pay National Insurance Contributions
should
must
may
12. UK laws ensure that people are treated unfairly in any area of life or work because of their age, disability, sex, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sexuality or marital status
Yes, it's correct
No, it should be fairly
13. In the UK, you must have a ______ to drive on public roads
a mechanic's report on the engine
a road map and a receipt for the car/motorcycle
Driving licence
A passport and a photo of your car/motorbike
14. Alcohol should not be sold to anyone under the age of
16
18
14
21
15. Elizabeth I suspected Mary of wanting to take over the English throne, and kept her a prisoner for ______ years and was eventually executed, accused of plotting against Elizabeth I
5
10
15
20
16. What is an electoral register?
A list of people who vote
A list of people who got their own registers
A list of people who are criminals
A list of people who pay their taxes
17. Rugby originated in ______ in the early 19th century and is very popular in the UK today
Scotland
France
England
Wales
18. St David's Day, the national day of ______
England
Wales
Republic of Ireland
Scotland
19. The European Union (EU) was set up by six western European countries
Yes, this is correct
No, it was nine
20. Who deal with a wide range of civil disputes?
Youth Courts
Peace Courts
County Courts
21. When did the UK sign the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms?
1950
1959
1965
1969
22. Any man who forces a woman to have sex, including a woman's husband, can be charged with rape
Yes, it's correct
No, if he is married he has the right to do it
23. Who is a Speaker?
Leader of the opposition
An ordinary MP
None of the above
24. ______ was one of the worst disasters ever to strike Britain as one third of the population of England, Scotland and Wales died
The Great Mortality
The Black Death
The Great Pestilence
The Great Plague
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"