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Life in the UK Test » Test 47

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1. As a resident of the UK your responsibilities should be
(Choose any 2 answers)
Vote for the government in power
Respect and obey the law
Take in and look after stray animals
Treat others with fairness
2. Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are appointed
by the local council
through a public election
3. Which of the following is not proof of identity?
Bank statement
Recent gas bill
Letter from a friend
Home Office document
4. Pantomime productions are staged in theatres during ______
Easter
Christmas
Summer
St David's Day
5. In 2003, ______ by JRR Tolkien was voted the country's best-loved novel
The Sound and the Fury
The Heart of the Matter
Lord of the Flies
The Lord of the Rings
6. The Crown Jewels are kept at the Tower of London
True You can see the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London
False
7. ______ was the longest-serving UK Prime Minister of the 20th century
John Major
Sir John Major
Margaret Thatcher
Tony Blair
8. The court systems in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are same
True
False There are some differences in different parts of the UK
9. If you have purchased a faulty item and made a legal complaint that is an example of a civil law case
True Civil law cases relate to disputes between groups or individuals
False
10. The capital cities of the nations of the UK are:
(Choose any 4 answers)
Swansea
London
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Belfast
Dublin
Cardiff
11. The Wars of the Roses were between the Houses of
(Choose any 2 answers)
Windsor
Lancaster
York
Tudor
12. Sheriff Courts and Crown Courts deal with cases of
Serious offences
Small claims procedures
Minor criminal cases
Youth cases
13. 20th century British inventions or discoveries are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Mobile phone
Television
Diesel engine
World Wide Web
14. The title of the UK National Anthem is ______
Long Live the Queen
Almighty is the Queen
God Save the Queen
Long Live the Monarch
15. During the First World War the British suffered 60,000 casualties on the first day of the battle of ______
The Somme
El Alamein
Waterloo
Agincourt
16. Shakespeare is renowned as an English playwright
True
False
17. Robert Burns (1759-1796) is associated with ______
England
Scotland He was a poet
Northern Ireland
Wales
18. National Insurance Contributions are paid by
all those aged 50 and under who is in paid work
everybody in the UK who is in paid work
single people with no dependents
people who work full time
19. The group of refugees that settled in England before 1720 were ______
Bretons
Welsh
Huguenots
Germans
20. Famous horse-racing events are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Royal Ascot
The Grand National
The Six Nations
The Cup Final
21. Germany invaded ______ in 1939 that led to the UK declaring war on Germany
Finland
France
Poland
Austria
22. Famous British film directors are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Thomas Gainsborough
Evelyn Waugh
Ridley Scott
Sir Alfred Hitchcock
23. Famous Paralympians are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Dame Ellen MacArthur
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
Jessica Ennis
Ellie Simmonds
24. The Habeas Corpus Act became law in ______
1679
1689
1699
1709
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"