Life in the UK Practice Test 5

1) How many people died from the Black Death in England

  • Two third
  • One third
  • One fourth
  • None of the above

2) Who designed the new St. Paul’s cathedral after the great fire of London?

  • Henry
  • Sir Johnson
  • Sir Christopher Wren
  • None of the above

3) Florence Nightingale born in which country?

  • Australia
  • USA
  • Russia
  • Italy

4) What year did ww1 start?

  • 1914
  • 1924
  • 1934
  • 1904

5) Who is the head of the Church of England?

  • Prime Minister
  • Pope
  • Queen
  • None of the above

6) On what date is Boxing Day celebrated

  • December 27
  • December 24
  • December 26
  • December 25

7) How often do general elections take place in the UK?

  • 2 years
  • 4 years
  • 3 years
  • 5 years

8) When is Remembrance Day

  • November 8
  • December 8
  • October 8
  • August 8

9) Which of the below sports originated in England?

  • Hockey
  • Formula 1
  • Athletics
  • Cricket

10) Central shopping area found in most towns and cities is called what?

  • The high street
  • The town centre
  • The mall
  • The hub

11) Which year voting age reduced to 18 for men and women?

  • 1979
  • 1899
  • 1989
  • 1969

12) The Chartists is the name given to the group which campaigned for women's voting rights

  • True
  • False

13) Peers represent a constituency

  • True
  • False

14) Which peers have the automatic right to attend the House of Lords?

  • Wealthy
  • Hereditary
  • Married
  • Life

15) A speaker is an MP, who represents a constituency and deals with constituents' problems like any other MP

  • True
  • False

16) The Council of Europe has powers to make laws

  • True
  • False

17) It is an offence not to have an MOT certificate if your vehicle is more than how many year(s) old?

  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 3

18) NSPCC is an example of a charity that works with children

  • True
  • False

19) Which TWO types of cases are dealt with in county courts?

  • Murder
  • Divorce
  • Breach of Contract
  • B & C

20) The UK is a member of NATO

  • True
  • False

21) Stonehenge is in which English county?

  • Windsor
  • Wiltshire
  • Dorset
  • Lancanshire

22) St David's day is celebrated on the 1 March

  • True
  • False

23) Which TWO of the following are traditional British foods?

  • Haggis
  • Curry
  • Sushi
  • Ulster Fry

24) Which British sportsman was the first man in the world to run a mile in under four minutes, in 1954?

  • Christopher Wren
  • Thomas Hardy
  • David Weir
  • Sir Roger Bannister
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