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Life in the UK Test » Test 48

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1. Example of civil law is
Drunk and disorderly behaviour
Debt
Burglary
Violent crime
2. The UK had high levels of employment during the Great Depression of the 1930s
True
False at that time parts of the UK suffered mass unemployment
3. The Chancellor of the Exchequer is responsible for the ______
immigration
economy
crime
policing
4. Henry VIII established the Church of England
in order to start a war with the French
because the Pope refused to grant him a divorce
5. A traditional pub game in the UK is
Bowling
Rounders
Pool
Poker
6. In 1979 Margaret Thatcher became famous in UK history because she
campaigned to give women the voting rights same age as men
took part in the Falklands War
became the first woman Prime Minister
became a High Court judge
7. Influential British bands are:
(Choose any 2 answers)
The Royal Family
The Rolling Stones
The National Trust
The Beatles
8. The Highland Clearances occurred in
England
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Wales
9. A General Election occurs every six years
True
False its every five years
10. A bank holiday is
a holiday just for people working in banks
a public holiday when banks and other businesses close for the day
a holiday entitlement for working longer hours than usual (overtime)
the day when all banks close to calculate the notes
11. In Northern Ireland a member of your family must complete a voting registration form on your behalf
True
False all those entitled to vote must complete their own registration form
12. The National Trust is a
charity that works for the homeless
charity that works to preserve important buildings in the UK
government-run organisation that provides funding for charities
charity for medical research
13. As a citizen or permanent resident of the UK your responsibility will be to
find illegal immigrants
keep your dog on a lead at all the time
look after yourself and your family
grow your own vegetables
14. William Shakespeare is famous for writing:
(Choose any 2 answers)
TV dramas
Poems
Plays
Newspaper articles
15. Famous British authors includes:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Gustav Holst
Thomas Hardy
Mary Quant
Henry Moore
Graham Greene
16. In 1066, ______ invaded England and defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings
Canute
Harold of Wessex
Richard the Lionheart
William of Normandy
17. The House of Lords mostly acts as the government wishes
True
False It is normally more independent of government than the House of Commons
18. When a member of Parliament (MP) dies or resigns
the post remains vacant until the next General Election
a by-election is held to replace the member of Parliament
another MP looks after the constituency
their party chooses someone to fill the post until the next General Election
19. Norwich, Plymouth and Leeds are cities in
Scotland
Northern Ireland
England
Wales
20. Jensen Button, Lewis Hamilton and Damon Hill are all British winners of the ______ Championship
Athletics
Formula 1
Football
Skiing
21. The minimum legal age to buy alcohol in the UK is ______
16
18
19
20
22. The Wimbledon Championships are associated with soccer
True
False The Wimbledon Championships are associated with tennis
23. In 1776, ______ colonies of the British Empire decided to declare their independence
American
Australian
Canadian
South African
24. The great thinkers of the Enlightenment were:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Adam Smith
Robert Louis
Robert Burns
David Hume
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"