Life in the UK Practice Test 8

1) What is the name of the oldest film studio in the world?

  • Universal studios
  • Ealing Studios
  • Filmistan
  • All of the above

2) In which year was the voting age reduced to 18 for both men and women?

  • 1839
  • 1969
  • 1869
  • 1939

3) When did Northern Ireland Assembly establish?

  • 1978
  • 1968
  • 1898
  • 1998

4) Scots were led by ...........in the Battle of Bannockburn

  • Robert and Alfred
  • Robert and Bruce
  • Alfred and Bruce
  • None of the above

5) British directors including Sir David Lean and Ridley Scott found great -------------- both in the UK and internationally

  • Loss
  • Success
  • Clothing
  • None of the above

6) By law, radio and television coverage of the political parties must be --------------------- and so equal time has to be given to rival viewpoints.

  • Balanced
  • Biased
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

7) More serious civil cases — for example, when a large amount of compensation is being claimed — are dealt with in

  • Court of Session in Aberdeen
  • Court of Session in Edinburgh
  • Court of Session in Glasgow
  • None of the above

8) In Scotland, the national Church is the Church of Scotland, which is a

  • Baptist Church
  • Presbyterian Church
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

9) Black Death erupted in

  • 1648
  • 1548
  • 1448
  • 1348

10) If one party does not get a majority in elections ------------------

  • Coalition
  • Re-elections
  • By-elections
  • None of the above

11) Oscar equivalent of the UK awards are ----------------

  • BRIT
  • BPI
  • BAFTA
  • None of the above

12) Vikings came to Britain from

  • Norway and Sweden
  • Denmark and Norway
  • Denmark and Sweden
  • None of the above

13) A non-UK national living in the UK and looking for work, starting work or setting up as self-employed will need a

  • Expert level skills
  • Higher degree
  • National Insurance number
  • None of the above

14) Golden Hind was the first pirate ship

  • True
  • False

15) In Scotland a jury has ------------ members

  • 15
  • 35
  • 25
  • 5

16) There are opportunities to volunteer with a wide range of local service providers, including

  • Youth projects
  • Local hospitals
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

17) Cases involving ----------- are dealt by county courts

  • Divorce
  • Personal injury
  • Breaches of contract
  • All of the above

18) By the middle of 15 Century Welsh rebellion defeated English rule

  • True
  • False

19) The -------------- is the largest broadcaster in the world

  • SKY
  • MTV
  • BBC
  • News UK

20) All of the elected MPs form the

  • House of EU
  • House of Commons
  • House of law society
  • None of the above

21) To be able to vote in a parliamentary, local or European election, you must have your name on the

  • Foreign Office register
  • Police station register
  • Electoral register
  • All of the above

22) The Commonwealth is an association of countries that support each other and work together towards

  • Development
  • Shared goals in democracy
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

23) Union Jack is not used today as the official flag of the UK

  • True
  • False

24) Criminal law relates to crimes which are punished by the

  • Police
  • Courts
  • Councils
  • Public
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