TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 7

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1. Christmas pudding is made from suet, dried fruit and spices
True
False
2. Women were given the right to vote at the same age as men in 1982
True
False
3. One of the tribal leaders who fought against the Romans was Boudicca, the queen of the Iceni in what is now
northern England
eastern England
western England
southern England
4. The Scottish Parliament ______
may pass laws on foreign and defence affairs
may pass laws on general economic policy
is not elected by a form of proportional representation
may pass legislation on anything not specifically reserved to the UK Parliament
5. Forcing another person to marry is
allowed in the UK
a criminal offence
only allowed if they are cousins
6. The devolved administrations each have their own civil service
Yes, this is correct
No, they do not have it
7. Young people are sent their National Insurance number just before their ______ birthday
14th
16th
17th
18th
8. The major political parties are
(Choose any 3 answers)
The Green UK Party
The National Party
The Conservative Party
The Labour Party
Traditional Voice
The Liberal Democrats
9. The members of the armed forces can stand for public office
True
False
10. In the Old times The House of Lords was more powerful than The House of Commons
True
False
11. The Vikings came from ______
(Choose any 2 answers)
Denmark
Germany
Norway
Spain
12. Police officers are supported by police community support officers (PCSOs)
True
False
13. Charles I wanted the worship of the Church of England to include more ceremony and introduced a revised
Bible
Book of Church
Book of England
Prayer Book
14. ______ is a group of European and North American countries that have agreed to help each other if they come under attack
NATO
Red Cross
United Nations
UNICEF
15. Some public places have alcohol-free zones where you cannot drink in public
True
False
16. At the beginning of the Middle Ages, Ireland was an independent country
Yes, this is true
No, Ireland was part of the United Kingdom
17. What is the Shadow Cabinet?
Senior members of the main opposition party who 'shadow' Government ministers in different departments
The cabinet where the Prime Minister had to resign
The cabinet that is in trouble
The name of the office of the Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament
18. Adult citizens of other EU states who are not members of the commonwealth can vote in general elections
Maybe sometimes
Yes, they can
No, they can't
19. Drugs such as heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, amphetamines and cannabis are
Allowed for personal use
Some are legal
Always illegal
All are illegal, except cannabis
20. Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi) is celebrated on ______ each year with parades, dancing and singing
14 January
14 April
14 July
14 October
21. How many countries are members of the European Union?
13
15
20
27
22. Who had a great influence on the English language and invented many words that are still common today?
Edward Thomas
William Blake
William Shakespeare
Wilfred Owen
23. Anyone aged ______ or over can stand for election as an MP
17
18
21
25
24. When did civil war begin between the King Charles I and Parliament?
1625
1632
1642
1678
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"