UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 1

This Life in the UK practice test contains 24 sample questions and 45 minutes time limit. Remember that you need to get at least 18 Questions correct or 75% to pass this Life in the UK practice test.

Time Spent: 00:45:00

  1. St Columba created the Church of England
    • True
    • False
  2. When is Remembrance Day, which commemorates those who died fighting for the UK and it allies in the First World War
    • 11 July
    • 11 October
    • 11 November
    • 11 December
  3. What is the second-largest party in the House of Commons called?
    • The opposition
    • The government
    • The cabinet
    • None of the above
  4. How many years as queen did Queen Elizabeth II celebrate at her jubilee in 2012?
    • 80
    • 70
    • 90
    • 60
  5. What event does occur every year on the 3rd Sunday in June?
    • Father's Day
    • Mother's Day
    • Remembrance Day
    • None of the above
  6. In 1918, the First World War came to an end on the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month
    • True
    • False
  7. One of the following groups came to Britain from France to avoid political persecution in 16th and 18th centuries.
    • Jews escaping violence
    • Protestant Huguenots
    • French Royal Family
    • Hungry labourers
  8. The group consisting of majority of students at the universities is
    • Men
    • Women
  9. Which stories are associated with Geoffrey Chaucer?
    • The Westbury Tales
    • The Ambridge Tales
    • The London Tales
    • The Canterbury Tales
  10. There should be a balance in political reporting
    • True
    • False
  11. The Good Friday agreement was signed between
    • IRA and the UA
    • Irish and British government
    • Republic of Ireland and British government
    • None of the above
  12. To which countries did the British textile and engineering firms send agents to find workers after the Second World War?
    • India and Pakistan
    • Australia and New Zealand
    • Poland and Switzerland
    • Ireland and Belarus
  13. What is the capital city of Northern Ireland?
    • Edinburgh
    • Dublin
    • Cork
    • Belfast
  14. Which of the following national galleries is NOT located in London?
    • The National Museum
    • Tate Modern
    • Tate Britain
    • The National Gallery
  15. What is the meaning of ‘Magna Carta’?
    • The Great Charter
    • The Big Charter
    • The Small Charter
    • The King’s Charter
  16. The UK is not a full member of the European Union because it does not use the Euro currency
    • True
    • False
  17. When was the Scottish Parliament formed?
    • In 2003
    • In 2001
    • In 1997
    • In 1999
  18. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • The UK is governed by the parliament sitting in Westminster.
    • The UK is governed by parliaments sitting in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  19. How often do the Laurence Olivier Awards take place?
    • Every three years
    • Every four years
    • Annually
    • Every two years
  20. Which of the following is a traditional food from Northern Ireland?
    • Roast beef
    • Ulster fry
    • Sausage casserole
    • Haggis
  21. Where is the city of Bradford located?
    • In England
    • In Wales
    • In Scotland
    • In Northern Ireland
  22. Who directed the movie ‘The Killing Fields’ in 1984?
    • Nicolas Roeg
    • Kevin MacDonald
    • Roland Joffé
    • Hugh Hudson
  23. Where is the ‘Eden Project’ located?
    • Devon
    • Cornwall
    • Doncaster
    • Dublin
  24. When does the Edinburgh Festival take place?
    • Every winter
    • Every summer
    • Every spring
    • Every autumn

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You need to get at least 75% (18 Questions correct) to pass this Life in the UK practice test.