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Life in the UK Test » Test 8

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1. Who used a system of land ownership known as feudalism?
The Anglo-Saxons
The Normans
The Romans
The Vikings
2. Eid al-Fitr celebrates the end of Ramadan, when Muslims have fasted for ______
2 days
3 days
a week
a month
3. Examples of criminal laws are
(Choose any 2 answers)
Carrying a weapon or drugs
Disputes between landlords and tenants
Faulty consumer goods or services
Murder, racial crime, theft and assault
Unfair dismissal or discrimination in the workplace
4. Where is the Scottish Parliament building located?
At Stormont
At Westminster
At Holyrood
In the Senedd
5. What is the name of the popular UK Tennis tournament played in South London?
Kingston
Vauxhall
Wimbledon
Lords
6. There are ______ pence in a pound
10
100
1,000
10,000
7. Assembly Members, MPs, and MEPs are listed in the Yellow Pages and Phone book?
True
False
8. The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation with more than ______ countries as members
190
200
211
221
9. Women in Britain today make up about ______ of the workforce
all
half
third
quarter
10. People who are self-employed
do not have to pay for National Insurance contributions after the age of 60
need to pay National Insurance Contributions themselves
have their National Insurance deducted from their pay by their employer
11. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the government department that
is responsible for road safety
collects taxes
is responsible for the housing benefits
12. When did the first farmers arrive in Britain?
3,000 years ago
4,000 years ago
5,000 years ago
6,000 years ago
13. In Northern Ireland, the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne in July is also a public holiday
True
False
14. ______ is the UK's most popular sport
Cricket
Football
Rugby
Golf
15. A civil war was fought between the supporters of two families:
(Choose any 2 answers)
The House of Commons
The House of Lancaster
The House of Lords
The House of York
16. A group of Catholics led by Guy Fawkes failed in their plan to kill the Protestant king with a bomb in the Houses of Parliament on ______
5th November 1505
5th November 1605
5th November 1705
5th November 1805
17. People aged 16 or over cannot drink alcohol with a meal in a hotel or restaurant
True
False
18. Missionaries from Ireland spread the Christian religion in the
north
east
west
south
19. The 40 days before Easter are known as ______
Easter holiday
Lent
Santaday
Winter holiday
20. Members of the public are allowed in Youth Courts
Yes, it's correct
No, they are not allowed
21. The main Olympic site for the 2012 Games was in ______
Bournville, Birmingham
Bradford
Manchester
Stratford, East London
22. Who does keep order during political debates to make sure the rules are followed
The Prime Minister
The Queen
The Hansard
The Speaker
23. You have to be on the electoral register to visit the Parliament
True
False
24. The European Union member states are
(Choose any 4 answers)
Germany
India
Lithuania
Nigeria
New Zealand
Romania
Swaziland
UK
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"