Life in the UK Test » Test 41

1. Who wrote The Bruce about the Battle of Bannockburn?
Elizabeth of York
Geoffrey Chaucer
James Bruce
John Barbour
2. What is the second sentence of the citizenship pledge?
I will uphold its democratic value
I will give my loyalty to the UK and respect its rights and freedoms
I will fulfil my duties and obligations as a British citizen
I will observe the laws of the UK faithfully
3. 'We shall fight them on the beaches' is a famous quote from a speech by Queen Elizabeth II about the Spanish Armada
False It's a quote from a speech by Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister in 1940, about a potential German invasion
4. It is an offence not to have an MOT certificate if your vehicle is more than ______ old
6 months
1 year
2 years
3 years
5. 20th century British inventions or discoveries are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Printing press
6. The Northern Ireland Assembly was established soon after the Belfast Agreement in ______
7. Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah are well-known athletes who won gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics
8. Anyone facing ______ can go and stay in safe places, called refuges or shelters in some areas
domestic violence
9. The roles of police community support officers (PCSOs) are
(Choose any 3 answers)
patrol the street
prevent inflation
work with the public
prevent cold weather
support police officers at crime scenes and major events
10. You can write to your local MP in advance to ask for tickets to visit the UK Parliament
11. The people of ______ made the first coins to be minted in Britain, some inscribed with the names of Iron Age kings
the Stone Age
the Bronze Age
the Iron Age
12. Who is the patron saint of England and on which date is the feast day?
St George 23rd April
St Patrick 17th March
St David 1st March
None of the above
13. Scotland and Northern Ireland have their patron saint's day as an official holiday
14. The 'suffragettes' were women who
chose to be single
left the UK to live in other countries
campaigned for women's votes
stayed at home to raise a family
15. Queen Elizabeth II celebrated ______ in 2012
Diamond Jubilee
Silver Jubilee
Platinum Jubilee
Golden Jubilee
16. Things that you can do to look after the environment includes:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Walk and use public transport to get around
Use mobile phone as much as possible
Recycle your waste
Never turn the lights off in your house
17. The chambers that form the UK Parliament are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
House of Lords
House of Representatives
House of Commons
House of Fraser
18. European laws are called
(Choose any 3 answers)
civil law
criminal law
human rights
framework decisions
19. Jane Austen and Charles Dickens both are famous
20. In the 18th and 19th centuries manufacturing jobs became the main source of employment in Britain
Yes, this is correct
No, it was agriculture jobs
21. What is the meaning of MEPs?
Members of the European Parliament
Members of the Electoral Parliament
Member of the Economics Parliament
22. Rugby
originated in England in the early 19th century
was introduced by Viking invaders to ancient Britain
23. Charles Dickens is famous for writing musicals
False He wrote a number of famous novels, including Great Expectations and Oliver Twist
24. What is traditionally being eaten as a dessert on Christmas Day?
Spotted dick
Christmas pudding
Christmas pie
Christmas cake

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