Life in the UK Practice Test 6

1) Where is Stonehenge?

  • In the English county of Yorkshire
  • In the English county of Hampshire
  • In the English county of Wiltshire
  • In the English county of Berkshire

2) Name TWO forts that were part of Hadrian's Wall

  • Sutton Hoo
  • Housesteads
  • Vindolanda
  • B & C

3) Who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury?

  • St Augustine
  • St Columba
  • St Patrick
  • St Andrew

4) Who led the invasion of England in 1066?

  • The Duke of Normandy
  • King Alfred the Great
  • Harold, the Saxon king of England
  • King Kenneth MacAlpin

5) Who wrote The Bruce about the Battle of Bannockburn?

  • Elizabeth of York
  • James Howard
  • John Barbour
  • Geoffrey Chaucer

6) When did the War of the Roses start?

  • 1615
  • 1475
  • 1455
  • 1515

7) In which TWO battles were the Scottish army defeated by the army led by Cromwell?

  • In the Battle of Hastings
  • In the Battle of Worcester
  • In the Battle of Dunbar
  • B & C

8) The modern Conservative Party is still sometimes referred to as

  • The Tories
  • The Whigs
  • The Jacobites
  • The Puritans

9) On the official flag of the UK, what is the name of the diagonal white cross on a blue ground?

  • The cross of St Thomas
  • The cross of St George
  • The cross of St Patrick
  • The cross of St Andrew

10) Who led the group of scientists who were the first to "split the atom"?

  • Robert Walpole
  • Howard Florey
  • Ernest Rutherford
  • Ernst Chain

11) When did the UK join the European Economic Community?

  • 1973
  • 1983
  • 1953
  • 1963

12) Who is the fastest person to sail around the world singlehanded?

  • Dame Kelly Holmes
  • Ellie Simmonds
  • Jessica Ennis
  • Dame Ellen MacArthur

13) Where is the Eden Project?

  • In London
  • In Wales
  • In Liverpool
  • In Cornwall

14) Where is the Scottish Parliament building located?

  • At Westminster
  • At Stormont
  • At Holyrood
  • In the Senedd

15) How many members does the United Nations Security Council have?

  • 35
  • 15
  • 25
  • 55

16) When did the UK sign the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms?

  • 1750
  • 1950
  • 1850
  • 1550

17) Which of these words does not appear in the new citizen’s pledge?

  • England
  • Loyalty
  • Duties
  • None of the above

18) Britain is a modern, thriving society with a long and illustrious ----------------------------

  • History
  • Population
  • Gold
  • None of the above

19) How can you register to take the test?

  • Telephone
  • Post
  • Online
  • Test centre

20) The UK Border Agency accepts certificates from any testing center? Is it true?

  • True
  • False

21) The testing arrangements are different if you live on the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands? Is it true?

  • True
  • False

22) Which of the following rights will the UK offer to a permanent resident or citizen??

  • A right to a high salary?
  • A right to a university education?
  • A right to a fair trial ?
  • None of the above

23) Citizens of the UK are not responsible for looking after the area in which they live. Is it true?

  • True
  • False

24) Which of the following is one of the fundamental principles of British life??

  • The right to vote?
  • Reading English?
  • Individual liberty
  • Loyalty to the UK?
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