TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 4

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1. The Church of England is also called
Scottish Church
Welsh Church
Anglican Church
2. Many people volunteer simply because
they don't want to go to school
they are rich and do not need a paid job
they want to become a famous
they want to help other people
3. When was the current voting age established?
1949
1959
1969
1979
4. In 1200 the English ruled an area around Dublin, in ______, known as 'The Pale'
England
Scotland
Ireland
Wales
5. How many members does a jury have in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
12
14
15
18
6. What is the minimum age to drive a car or motorcycle in the UK?
16
17
18
21
7. Who defeated the Vikings?
King Kenneth
King Alfred the Great
King Richard III
King Edward I
8. In the UK, you must be at least ______ years old to drive a car or motor cycle
16
17
18
21
9. Early members of the Royal Society were
(Choose any 2 answers)
Sir Edmund Halley
Sir William Shakespeare
Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Geoffrey Chaucer
10. Members in the Welsh Assembly can speak English and Welsh, and all Assembly publications are in both languages
True
False
11. What is the official report of the Parliament's Proceedings called?
Westminster's Herald
Hansard
Cenotaph
Gansard
12. What is a constitution?
Set of principles by which a country is governed
Set of written history
Set of written reports of the government
13. What are members of the House of Lords called?
Patriots
Whips
Peoples Representatives
Peers
14. The UK has a constitutional monarchy
True
False
15. The Speaker represents Parliament on ceremonial occasions
True
False
16. English kings fought a long war with France, called the Hundred Years War, which actually lasted ______ years
96
100
108
116
17. Easter eggs are often given as presents at Easter as a symbol of new life
True
False
18. Elizabeth I never married and so had no children of her own to inherit her throne
True
False
19. 10 Downing street is the official residence of ______
The Queen
The President
The Prime Minister
20. The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions
(Choose any 3 answers)
1908
1938
1948
1968
1998
2012
21. Many theatres produce a ______ at Christmas time
tragedy
puppetry
reflection
pantomime
22. The current heir to the throne is
The Prince of Wales
Prince William
Princess Ann
Prince Harry
23. Tobacco should not be sold to anyone under the age of 25
True
False
24. The UK is not a member of NATO
True
False
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"