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Life in the UK Test » Test 29

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1. When do you need a National Insurance number?
When you want to use public transport
When you start work
When you finish your work
After you start work
2. Women do not work after having children
True
False
3. When did the War of the Roses start?
1425
1455
1465
1473
4. People aged 18 to 70 on the electoral register are ______ to serve on a jury
nominated by the local authority
randomly selected
kindly asked
selected in the order of their birth date
5. When did women receive voting equality with men?
1838
1882
1983
1928
6. How many member countries are in the European Union?
15
17
20
27Croatia became a member state in 2013 so there are now 28 EU member states but the official book says 27
7. The opposition party points out what they see as the government's
(Choose any 2 answers)
achievements
failures
weaknesses
accomplishments
8. What is the National Anthem of the UK?
Early Day Motion
God Save the Queen
God Defend United Kingdom
The Power of UK
9. There is a food that is traditionally associated with Scotland is ______
Roast beef, which is served with potatoes, vegetables, Yorkshire puddings
Fish and chips
Ulster fry
Welsh cakes
Haggis - a sheep's stomach stuffed with offal, suet, onions and oatmeal
10. What do people do on April 1st
Go horse-racing
Attend church
Play tricks on each other
Have demonstrations in Trafalgar Square
11. What is the purpose of National Insurance?
It pays for retirement homes
It pays for holiday insurance abroad
It pays for the army and navy
It pays for pensions and the national health service
12. St Andrew's Day is the national day of ______
England
Scotland
Wales
13. Population growth has been faster in more recent years because ______ have played a part in population growth
(Choose any 2 answers)
Improved weather conditions
Migration into the UK
Increase in the unemployment benefit
Longer life expectancy
14. During Charles II's reign, in 1665, there was a major outbreak of plague in ______ where thousands of people died, especially in poorer areas
Derby
Gloucestershire
Hertfordshire
London
15. Ealing Studios has a claim to being the ______ continuously working film studio facility in the world
oldest
newest
best
16. The UK originally decided not to join the European Union but it became a member in 1973
Yes, this is correct
No, it became a member in 1989
17. Motor-car racing in the UK started in ______
1802
1852
1902
1952
18. Northern Ireland Assembly has ______ elected members
108
180
200
19. ______ is particularly remembered for the efficient and profitable way that he ran his fabric factories
Adam Smith
Richard Arkwright
James Watt
Howard Florey
20. The Industrial Revolution was the rapid development of industry in Britain in the
15th and 16th centuries
15th and 17th centuries
16th and 17th centuries
18th and 19th centuries
21. The UK is historically a ______ country
Jewish
Christian
Muslim
Buddhist
22. The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in ______ united under King Alfred the Great, who defeated the Vikings
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
23. The Scots and the Normans fought on the border between
(Choose any 2 answers)
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
24. Charles II escaped from ______, famously hiding in an oak tree on one occasion, and eventually fled to Europe
Bosworth Field
Dunbar
Hastings
Worcester
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"