Life in the UK Test » Test 36

1. Wales united with England during the reign of King Henry VIII
2. Richard Arkwright developed
efficient and profitable factories
new farming methods in the UK
3. Volunteering is a
way of helping others without receiving payment
good way to earn additional money while on benefit
4. Which of these are protected by law from discrimination?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Choice of benefit
Choice of car
Eye colour
Marital status
5. In 1999 new national bodies established were
(Choose any 2 answers)
English Parliament
House of Lords
Welsh Assembly
Scottish Parliament
6. Fundamental principles of British life are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Growing your own fruit and vegetables
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
Only driving your car on weekdays
Participation in community life
7. Which two of the following are plays by William Shakespeare?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Oliver Twist
A Mid summer Night's Dream
Romeo and Juliet
Pride and Prejudice
8. ______ is a country of the United Kingdom
Isle of Man
Channel Islands
Republic of Ireland
9. British principles and values are based on history and traditions
10. In 2002, a public vote decided that Winston Churchill was the Greatest Briton of all time
True The British Prime Minister from 1940 until 1945, was voted by the British public as the Greatest Briton of all time
11. Protestant Christian groups in the UK are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Roman Catholics
12. ______ developed ideas about economics which are still referred to today
David Hume
James Watt
Adam Smith
Howard Florey
13. Which of the following statements is true?
Bonnie Prince Charlie became King Charles II of England in 1660
Charles, king of Scotland, was restored as King Charles II of England in 1660
14. Who fought in wars against Napoleon?
(Choose any 2 answers)
The Duke of Wellington
Horatio Nelson
Winston Churchill
Margaret Thatcher
15. Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own banknotes
True and its valid everywhere in the UK
16. After the Second World War textile and engineering firms recruited workers from
(Choose any 2 answers)
17. A famous sailing event is held
in the city of Belfast
at Cowes on the Isle of Wight
in the city of Dublin
18. The public can listen to debates in the Palace of Westminster from public galleries in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords
Yes, this is true
No, You can only listen on the TV/radio
19. Some constituencies were controlled by a single wealthy family were called the
county boroughs
Parliamentary boroughs
pocket boroughs
municipal boroughs
20. The main political parties actively look for members of the public to join their debates
21. Examples of civil law are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Carrying a weapon
Disputes between landlords and tenants
Discrimination in the workplace
Selling tobacco
22. Which form of religion developed as a result of the Reformation?
23. Which two of the following issues can the devolved administrations pass laws on?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Foreign affairs
24. People in the UK are living longer than ever before because of the
(Choose any 2 answers)
improved living standards
improved weather conditions
outdoor activities
better health care
increase in the unemployment benefit

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