Life in the UK Practice Test 9
1) In England, judges developed 'common law' by a process of tradition and precedence that is, following previous decisions
2) Everyone in the UK with a TV, computer or other medium which can be used for watching TV must have a ______
3) 2 seconds' silence is observed on Remembrance Day
4) The Prime Minister has control over many important public appointments
5) Drivers can use their driving licence until they are ______ years old
6) In the 20th century, Sir Edwin Lutyens designed ______ to be the seat of government in India
7) The Council of Europe has no power to make laws
8) The European Union law is an important source of law in Britain
9) It is ______ to carry a weapon of any kind, even if it is for self-defence
10) St Andrew is the Patron Saint of ______
11) If you are self-employed, you need to pay your own tax through a system called
12) The UK is historically a ______ country
13) The most serious cases in Scotland, such as murder, are heard at a ______ with a judge and jury
14) What is the Church of England formally known as?
15) The Magna Carta protected the rights of the nobility and restricted the king's power to collect taxes or to make or change laws
16) Roman Emperor ______ built a wall in the north of England to keep out the Picts (ancestors of the Scottish people)
17) Who does make a speech which summarises the government's policies for the year ahead?
18) The Church of England is also called
19) When was the current voting age established?
20) In 1200 the English ruled an area around Dublin, in ______, known as 'The Pale'
21) How many members does a jury have in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
22) What is the minimum age to drive a car or motorcycle in the UK?
23) Who defeated the Vikings?
24) In the UK, you must be at least ______ years old to drive a car or motor cycle