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Life in the UK Test » Test 45

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1. Police officers must
be politically neutral
obey the law
be rude and abusive
use private information for personal gain
2. By 1400 the preferred language of the English court was ______
English
French
German
Welsh
3. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each have devolved administrations which give them full control over all policies and laws
True
False Some policy and laws remain under central UK government control
4. Which of these are associated with Sir Francis Drake?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Sailing around the world
The Titanic
The Spanish Armada
Empress of Ireland
5. Robert Browning, William Blake and Lord Byron were all famous golfers
True
False They were 19th-century poets
6. The Reform Act of 1832 increased
the number of electors
the power of the House of Lords
7. Which developments were features of the Industrial Revolution?
(Choose any 2 answers)
Medical advances
Machinery
Steam power
Changes in the law
8. ______ can be traced back to 15th-century Scotland
Surfing
Cricket
Golf
Motorbike racing
9. St Augustine led missionaries from Rome, who spread Christianity in the
north
east
west
south
10. Charles II had no legitimate children so after his death in 1685 and his ______, James, who was a Roman Catholic, became King James II in England Wales and Ireland
elder brother's son
brother
sister's son
11. Plants associated with the UK are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Cactus
Rose the national flower of England
Shamrock the national flower of Northern Ireland
Olive tree
12. The phrase 'rain stopped play' is used in ______
Rugby league
Football
Horse racing
Cricket
13. Before the election you will be sent a
greeting card
poll card
photo card
natinal insurance card
14. People over 75 years of age don't have to pay for a TV licence
True
False
15. Part of the UK government are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
The National Trust
The Westminster Foundation for Democracy
The civil service
The cabinet
16. Famous London buildings that built in the 19th-century 'gothic' style are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Buckingham Palace
St Paul's Cathedral
The Houses of Parliament
St Pancras Station
17. In 1810 ______ opened the first curry house in Britain called 'The Hindoostane Coffee House' in George Street, London
Isaac Newton
Sake Dean Mahomet
Richard Arkwright
Robert Burns
18. After the abolition of slavery (1833), 2 million migrants came from ______ to replace the freed slaves
(Choose any 2 answers)
Australia
India
Russia
China
19. There are a few MPs (Members of Parliament) who do not represent any of the main political parties
Yes, this is correct They are called 'independents'
No, All MPs have to belong to a political party
20. The term 'suffragettes' is associated with ______
Women
Children
Men
Migrants
21. Robert Stephenson and George were famous pioneers of ______
agricultural changes
canal building
railway engines
22. Bobby Moore is famous for his achievements in ______
Horse racing
Football
Motor racing
Rugby
23. You can support your local community by becoming a school board member or school governor
True
False
24. In British history D-Day refers to
dropping of the atom bomb on Japan
battle of Trafalgar
end of the war in Europe in 1945
British invasion of Europe in 1944
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"