TheUKTest

Life in the UK Test » Test 9

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1. Police forces are independent of the government
True
False
2. St Patrick's day is a public holiday in Northern Ireland
True
False
3. The members of the National Assembly for Welsh (AMs) can only speak in Welsh
Yes, this is correct
No, They can also speak in English
4. What is the capital city of Scotland?
Aberdeen
Dundee
Edinburgh
Glasgow
5. The jury has to listen to the evidence presented at the trial and then decide a verdict of 'guilty' or 'not guilty' based on what they have heard
Yes, it's correct
No, they don't decide a verdict
6. Remembrance Day November 11th commemorates those who died fighting for the UK and its allies
True
False
7. Anne of Cleves the wife of Henry VIII was a ______ princess
German
French
Scottish
Spanish
8. Guy Fawkes Night on 5th November goes back to 1605, when a small group of Catholics plotted to kill the Protestant King by using gunpowder to blow up the Houses of Parliament
True
False
9. Who is the head of state of the UK?
Queen Elizabeth II
King George III
Queen Victoria
Winston Churchill
10. There are a few MPs who do not represent any of the main political parties are called
Self Member
Shadow Members
Oppositions
Independents
11. The fundamental principles of British life include:
Democracy
The rule of law
Individual liberty
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
Participation in community life
All of the above
12. What is another name for the Church of England?
The Catholic Church
The UK Church
The English
The Anglican Church
13. You can buy alcohol in a shop or pub when you are 16 years old
True
False
14. People in the UK have to pay tax on their income, which includes:
(Choose any 2 answers)
Disability Living Allowance
Profits from self-employment
Income from property, savings and dividends
Working/Child Tax Credit
Child Benefit
Maternity Allowance
15. In each constituency, the candidate who gets the most votes is
elected
collected
selected
16. Judges can make decisions in disputes about contracts, property or employment rights or after an accident
True
False
17. To register to vote you have to ______
Pay fees
Fill in a form
have to go to the MP
18. British citizens can stand for office as a
Member of Parliament
Local councillor
Member of the European Parliament
All of the above
19. Britain has a constitutional Monarchy in which the King or The Queen have unlimited powers
True
False
20. A National Insurance number is
a unique record for the NHS
a unique personal account number
a unique record for the Surgery
21. In Scotland, the national Church is the Church of Scotland, which is a ______
Baptist Church
Presbyterian Church
Methodists Church
Anglican Church
22. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, most minor criminal cases are dealt with in a
Magistrates' Court
Justice of the Peace Court
23. Who is the ceremonial head of the Commonwealth?
The Foreign Secretary
The Queen
The Prime Minister
All of these
24. Most towns and cities have a central shopping area, which is called ______
the market
the town centre
the shopping club
car-boot sale
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The test is based on the offical book "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents"