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Life in the UK Test » Test 6

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1. Adult citizens of the UK, and citizens of the Commonwealth and the Irish Republic who are resident in the UK, can vote in all public elections
True
False
2. You must treat everyone equally, regardless of sex, race, age, religion, disability, class or sexual orientation
True
False
3. How many members does a jury have in Scotland?
12
14
15
18
4. To be able to vote in a parliamentary, local or European election, you must register and your name must be on the electoral register
True
False
5. King Henry VIII's daughter Mary was a devout Catholic and persecuted Protestants, which is why she became known as
Catholic Mary
Scary Mary
Bloody Mary
Killer Mary
6. It is an offence not to have an MOT certificate if your vehicle is more than ______ year(s) old
one
two
three
five
7. In 55BC Julius Caesar led a Roman invasion of Britain. It was unsuccessful and for nearly ______ years Britain remained separate from the Roman Empire
50
100
200
300
8. MPs are elected in general elections every ___ years, unless an early election is triggered
2
5
3
4
9. The Grand National is a Horse Race
True
False
10. If you are resident in the UK, your car or motor cycle must be registered at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
Yes, this is correct
No, if you buy a used car, you don't have to register it
11. The UK was one of the first countries to sign the European Convention in ______
1880
1910
1930
1950
12. When was the first Union flag created?
1506
1556
1606
1656
13. There will be a fresh election, called a by-election, in his or her constituency if an MP
(Choose any 2 answers)
gets sick
dies
goes abroad
resigns
14. What must you buy if you have a device that can be used for watching or recording TV programmes?
A video player
Beer and popcorn
A TV licenceEveryone in the UK with a TV, computer or other medium which can be used for watching TV must have a television licence.
A set of speakers
15. Small claims can be made online through Money Claims Online
Yes, it can be issued from www.moneyclaim.gov.uk
No, it cannot be done online
16. The English Parliament developed naturally out of the daily political needs of the English King and his government, particularly when the King
wanted to get married
was the heir apparent
wanted to raise money
17. The House of Lords is normally more ______ of the government than the House of Commons
powerful
successful
independent
18. What bird is traditionally eaten on Christmas Day?
Duck
Chicken
Turkey
Ostrich
19. The Speaker is chosen by other MPs in a secret ballot
True
False
20. How is the Speaker elected?
The Archbishop of Canterbury chooses him/her
The Queen chooses him/her
The PM chooses him/her
by fellow MPs
21. The London Eye is situated on the southern bank of the River ______
Tyburn
Walbrook
Thames
Fleet
22. Henry VIII was most famous for
(Choose any 2 answers)
breaking away from the Church of Rome
bringing peace to the UK
marrying six times
his great skills of art
writing poems for the nation
23. The First World War ended on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1918
True
False
24. People cannot apply to join the civil service through an application process, like other jobs in the UK
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"