Life in the UK Test » Test 34

1. The Roman Catholics in ______ were afraid of the growing power of the Puritans
2. Who was recognised as the leader of the new republic?
Robert Burns
Isaac Newton
Oliver Cromwell
William Shakespeare
3. During the 18th century, new ideas about politics, philosophy and science were developed, this is often called
The Bard
Glorious Revolution
The Enlightenment
4. In the 18th and 19th centuries the development of the Bessemer process for the mass production of steel led to the development of
(Choose any 2 answers)
the shipbuilding industry
the railways
5. An aim of the United Nations is
to examine decisions made by the European Union
to create a single free trade market
to promote dictatorship
to prevent war and promote international peace and security
6. When is the Boxing day?
24th December
25th December
26th December
27th December
7. Britain was the first country to industrialise on a large scale
8. Oliver Cromwell was ______ of the English republic
the King
the leader
the artist
the clans
9. The Brit Awards is an event where ______ are given awards
sports people
rich people
poor people
10. During the Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries children also worked in the factories and were treated in the same way as adults
Yes, this is correct
No, children were not allowed to enter in the factories
11. Members of the House of Lords are
not elected by the people
voted in by members of the House of Commons
elected by the general public
12. In 1314, which Scottish king defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn?
William Wallace
Robert the Bruce
13. For a legal advice you can contact:
(Choose any 2 answers)
The Citizens Advice Bureau
Your local member of Parliament (MP)
A local councillor
A solicitor
14. The event was called the 'Glorious Revolution' because there was no fighting in ______
15. UK landmarks are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Edinburgh Castle
The Eisteddfod
The London Eye
National Trust
16. Northern Ireland Assembly at
Stormont, in Belfast
Lisburn, in Belfast
Newtownabbey, in Belfast
Bangor, in County Down
17. Adults who are eligible to vote in all UK elections includes:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Citizens of the Commonwealth who are resident in the UK
Only those born in the UK
UK-born and naturalised adult citizens
Citizens of the other parts of Europe
18. Which changes were introduced by the Education Act of 1944?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Free secondary education for all
New public examinations for primary education
Primary education for all
A clear division between primary and secondary education
19. National parks are
areas of protected countryside that everyone can visit
national sports grounds for people to hold sporting events
20. Political parties that formed the coalition government in 2010 are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Liberal Democrats
21. Life peers in the House of Lords are appointed by ______
The monarch
The Prime Minister
The Speaker of the House of Commons
Members of Parliament (MPs)
22. Famous UK landmarks are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Loch Lomond
Notre Dame
Grand Canyon
23. A jury is made up of members of the ______ chosen at random from the local electoral register
local council
24. When is New Year's Day?
31st December
1st January
7th January
1st February

The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents #ad"