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.

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  1. In 1999, what happened to hereditary peers in the House of Lords?
    • Their numbers were greatly increased.
    • Their salaries were stopped.
    • Women were allowed to inherit their titles.
    • They lost their automatic right to attend the House of Lords.
  2. Households in Northern Ireland are sent electoral registration forms in order to register to vote
    • True
    • False
  3. Which sport takes place at the Wimbledon Championships?
    • Football
    • Basketball
    • Tennis
    • Billiards
  4. The UK population increased by 10 million between 1901 and 1951.
    • True
    • False
  5. What do many local authorities appoint who is the ceremonial leader of the council?
    • MP
    • Mayor
    • Speaker
    • None of the above
  6. Where the English settlers did began to colonies during Queen Elizabeth I's reign?
    • China
    • Australia
    • The eastern coast of North America
    • India
  7. The percentage of Indian descent in the year 2001 is
    • 0.048
    • 0.018
    • 0.028
    • 0.038
  8. In UK, the number of people aged ______ and above are maintained in records
    • 80
    • 90
    • 95
    • 85
  9. The places where GPs work is called Theatres
    • True
    • False
  10. Who is the only person that can give advice, warn and encourage the government matters?
    • MPs
    • Prime Minister
    • Queen
    • Speaker
  11. What was the population of Pakistani descent in 2001?
    • 0.3 Million
    • 0.9 Million
    • 0.7 Million
    • 0.8 Million
  12. When youngsters turn 15, they can legally buy alcohol in pubs and off licences
    • True
    • False
  13. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • Both Jane Austen and Charles Dickens are famous novelists.
    • Both Jane Austen and Charles Dickens are famous painters.
  14. Who established the Church of England?
    • The Queen
    • Elizabeth I
    • Henry VIII
    • None of the above
  15. Where do UK residents need to register their car or motorcycle?
    • At the Ministry of Transport (MOT)
    • At the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
    • At the Home Office
    • At their Local Council
  16. Where is the five-day race meeting attended by members of the Royal Family and known as Royal Ascot celebrated?
    • In Kent
    • In Salisbury
    • In Berkshire
    • In Luton
  17. Which of the following is a fundamental principle of life in the UK?
    • Eat Sunday roast
    • Buy goods locally
    • Individual liberty
    • Go to church
  18. Who used a system of land ownership known as feudalism?
    • The Welsh
    • The Normans
    • The Greek
    • The Vikings
  19. Who is the author of the murder mystery play ‘The Mousetrap’?
    • Gilbert and Sullivan
    • Tim Rice
    • Dame Agatha Christie
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  20. Light-hearted plays with music and comedy, which are enjoyed by family audiences and based on fairy stories are known as
    • Children’s plays
    • Hogmanay
    • Parades
    • Pantomimes
  21. Who built the Tower of London after becoming king in 1066?
    • William the Conqueror
    • Henry VII
    • Henry VIII
    • Oliver Cromwell
  22. Who is the chief officer of the House of Commons?
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Speaker
    • The leader of the opposition
  23. The public can listen to debates in the Palace of Westminster from public galleries in the House of Commons but not in the House of Lords
    • True
    • False
  24. Who discovered the penicillin in 1928?
    • John McLeod
    • Sir Robert Watson-Watt
    • Howard Florey
    • Alexander Fleming

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