Life in the UK Test » 3

"The Life in the United Kingdom Test" is a test for individuals seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or naturalisation as a British citizen. The test lasts for 45 minutes, the entrants have to answer 24 questions. the test is based on chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 of a handbook third edition 2013 "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents" and it is still valid for 2017 exams. Remember that you need to get at least 75% to pass this test

  1. In England, judges developed 'common law' by a process of tradition and precedence that is, following previous decisions
  2. The period after the Norman Conquest up until about 1485 is called
    (Choose any 2 answers)
  3. Everyone in the UK with a TV, computer or other medium which can be used for watching TV must have a ______
  4. New citizens ______ loyalty to the Queen as part of the citizenship ceremony
    (Choose any 2 answers)
  5. People in the UK have to pay tax on their income, which includes:
    (Choose any 3 answers)
  6. 2 seconds' silence is observed on Remembrance Day
  7. The Prime Minister has control over many important public appointments
  8. Drivers can use their driving licence until they are ______ years old
  9. In the 20th century, Sir Edwin Lutyens designed ______ to be the seat of government in India
  10. The Council of Europe has no power to make laws
  11. The European Union law is an important source of law in Britain
  12. What is the role of the shadow cabinet?
  13. It is ______ to carry a weapon of any kind, even if it is for self-defence
  14. St Andrew is the Patron Saint of ______
  15. If you are self-employed, you need to pay your own tax through a system called
  16. The UK is historically a ______ country
  17. The most serious cases in Scotland, such as murder, are heard at a ______ with a judge and jury
  18. What is the origin of Parliament?
  19. What is Hansard?
  1. What is the Church of England formally known as?
  2. The Magna Carta protected the rights of the nobility and restricted the king's power to collect taxes or to make or change laws
  3. Roman Emperor ______ built a wall in the north of England to keep out the Picts (ancestors of the Scottish people)
  4. Examples of civil laws are
    (Choose any 3 answers)
  5. Who makes a speech which summarises the government's policies for the year ahead?

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