Life in the UK Test » 9

"The Life in the United Kingdom Test" is a test for individuals seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or naturalisation as a British citizen. The test lasts for 45 minutes, the entrants have to answer 24 questions. the test is based on chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 of a handbook third edition 2013 "Life in the UK Handbook 3rd Edition: A Guide for New Residents" and it is still valid for 2017 exams. Remember that you need to get at least 75% to pass this test

  1. Police forces are independent of the government
  2. St Patrick's day is a public holiday in Northern Ireland
  3. The members of the National Assembly for Welsh (AMs) can only speak in Welsh
  4. What is the capital city of Scotland?
  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
  6. Remembrance Day November 11th commemorates those who died fighting for the UK and its allies
  7. Anne of Cleves the wife of Henry VIII was a ______ princess
  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
  9. Who is the head of state of the UK?
  10. There are a few MPs who do not represent any of the main political parties are called
  11. The fundamental principles of British life include:
  12. What is another name for the Church of England?
  13. You can buy alcohol in a shop or pub when you are 16 years old
  14. People in the UK have to pay tax on their income, which includes:
    (Choose any 2 answers)
  15. In each constituency, the candidate who gets the most votes is
  16. Judges can make decisions in disputes about contracts, property or employment rights or after an accident
  17. To register to vote you have to ______
  18. British citizens can stand for office as a
  19. Britain has a constitutional Monarchy in which the King or The Queen have unlimited powers
  1. A National Insurance number is
  2. In Scotland, the national Church is the Church of Scotland, which is a ______
  3. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, most minor criminal cases are dealt with in a
  4. Who is the ceremonial head of the Commonwealth?
  5. Most towns and cities have a central shopping area, which is called ______

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