Life in the UK Practice Test 3

1) What was the main crop in Ireland in the 19th century?

  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Potato
  • None of the above

2) UK population in 1998

  • 55 million
  • 58.49 million
  • 30 million
  • 20 million

3) When is the St Patrick’s Day?

  • March 17
  • April 17
  • May 17
  • January 17

4) Bonfire night celebrated on which date?

  • August 5
  • December 5
  • November 5
  • June 5

5) What is the legal age to buy a lottery ticket?

  • 19
  • 21
  • 16
  • 14

6) How many local authorities does the city of London have?

  • 53
  • 43
  • 23
  • 33

7) Identify two British overseas territories from below

  • Norfolk Island
  • St Helena
  • The Falkland Islands
  • B & C

8) Who is Henry Purcell?

  • A Writer
  • A Judge
  • A Scientist
  • A musician

9) Which of the following is a fundamental principle of British Life?

  • Democracy
  • Individual liberty
  • A & B
  • None of the above

10) How Queen Mary did become known as Bloody Mary?

  • She killed her mother
  • She fought for cancer
  • She persecuted Protestants
  • None of the above

11) Who lived in Britain First?

  • The Australians
  • Japanese
  • Forager society
  • None of the above

12) When did Britain become permanently separated from the continent by the channel?

  • 10,000 years ago
  • 5,000 years ago
  • 15,000 years ago
  • 12,000 years ago

13) How long does Diwali festival celebrates?

  • Two days
  • Five days
  • Four days
  • Three days

14) Where Stonehenge is located

  • Salisbury
  • Amesbury
  • Wiltshire
  • None of the above

15) How many countries in the commonwealth?

  • 73
  • 63
  • 53
  • 43

16) Who invented the www world wide web?

  • Alexander
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Graham bell
  • Tim Berners-Lee

17) From where first farmers came to Britain

  • Australia
  • Russia
  • USA
  • South East Europe

18) Plague was also known as

  • Red Death
  • Dangerous Death
  • Black Death
  • Green Death

19) All are equally, regardless of sex, religion, disability. Is it true?

  • Yes
  • No

20) In which centuries did the first Christian communities appear in UK

  • 3rd and 4th centuries
  • 5th and 6th centuries
  • 6th and 7th centuries
  • 1st and 2nd centuries

21) Which charity that works to preserve and protect historic places and spaces?

  • Blue Cross
  • National Trust
  • Union Trust
  • None of the above

22) What is the national flower of England?

  • Kowhai
  • Wattle
  • Maple leaf
  • Tudor rose

23) “Robert Burns” from which country

  • Ireland
  • USA
  • Scotland
  • Canada

24) What flag has a white cross on a blue background?

  • Scottish
  • Canada
  • USA
  • Welsh
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