Life in the UK Practice Test 1

1) When was the first British coin made?

  • Iron age
  • Copper age
  • Middle ages
  • None of the above

2) Church of England who founded it

  • Henry VIII
  • Henry VIIII
  • Henry VI
  • Henry VII

3) When did the Battle of Agincourt Happen?

  • 1420
  • 1415
  • 1515
  • 1314

4) When did parliament pass the habeas corpus act?

  • 1879
  • 1779
  • 1679
  • 1979

5) In 1776 how many American colonies declared their independence from Britain

  • 15
  • 12
  • 14
  • 13

6) In which year did the UK join the European Economic Community?

  • 1973
  • 1873
  • 1773
  • 1983

7) Valentine's Day celebrated on which day

  • February 13
  • February 14
  • February 16
  • February 15

8) What is the minimum age to drink wine with a meal with someone over 18?

  • 17
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16

9) Who is the head of state of the United Kingdom?

  • David Cameron
  • Philip
  • Elizabeth II
  • Charles

10) How many members does the Northern Ireland assembly have?

  • 110
  • 107
  • 108
  • 109

11) What is the official name of UK?

  • UK
  • Ireland and UK
  • England
  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

12) When did English become the official language of England?

  • 1500
  • 1432
  • 1600
  • 1400

13) Who wrote the Book of Common Prayer?

  • Thomas Cranmer
  • Henry
  • Henry VIII
  • Queen

14) Who was the first person to be called prime minister?

  • Sir Henry Campbell
  • Robert Walpole
  • Philip
  • Johnson

15) What was the population of the British Empire?

  • 758 million people
  • 658 million people
  • 558 million people
  • 458 million people

16) When did women get the right to vote in England?

  • 1818
  • 1938
  • 1928
  • 1918

17) When the BBC did start radio broadcasting?

  • 1920
  • 1932
  • 1922
  • 1912

18) How much percentage of people lives in Wales?

  • 2%
  • 4%
  • 5%
  • 7%

19) Where is the millennium stadium?

  • Liverpool
  • Cardiff
  • Wales
  • Harrow

20) When did England win the football world cup?

  • 1966
  • 1976
  • 1956
  • 1986

21) Lord of the rings who wrote it

  • Jonathan Swift
  • J. R. R. Tolkien
  • John Bunyan
  • Laurence Sterne

22) What happens if an mp dies or resigns?

  • By-election
  • Referendum
  • Election
  • None of the above

23) How many commonwealth countries are there?

  • 54 countries
  • 53 countries
  • 55 countries
  • 52 countries

24) How long is the Bayeux Tapestry?

  • 331 feet long
  • 231 feet long
  • 431 feet long
  • 131 feet long
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