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. What is the minimum age to buy alcohol in a pub or night club?
    • 18 years
    • 19 years
    • 20 years
    • 23 years
  2. What festival is celebrated on 31 October?
    • Halloween
    • Hogmanay
    • Bonfire Night
    • Valentine’s Day
  3. Who makes the speech which summaries the government's policies for the year ahead?
    • Speaker
    • Prime Minister
    • Judge
    • Queen
  4. What is the name of the government department that collects taxes?
    • UK Tax Department
    • Revenue Services
    • HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
    • None of the above
  5. 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
  6. Why did Protestant Huguenots come to Britain in the 16th and 18th centuries?
    • To escape war
    • To become Catholics
    • To escape religious persecution
    • None of the above
  7. Who wrote the United Kingdom's constitution?
    • It is an unwritten constitution
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • Parliament
    • The Queen
  8. What do children get from their parents for doing household chores?
    • Movie tickets
    • Extra food
    • Weekly pocket money
    • None of the above
  9. To show gratitude for their work in the whole year, on Boxing Day you can give thank you money to the ______
    • Post men
    • Gardeners
    • Bin collectors
    • All of the above
  10. What do we define judiciary?
    • A pressure group
    • MPs who vote for laws
    • The judges who interpret the law
    • None of the above
  11. The group consisting of majority of students at the universities is
    • Men
    • Women
  12. In Britain, the main centre for political debate is
    • The 10 Downing Street
    • The Queens Palace
    • The House of Commons
    • None of the above
  13. In UK, bank holidays signifies religious aspects
    • True
    • False
  14. During 1950s, UK sent agents to find workers in India and Pakistan
    • True
    • False
  15. What is the minimum age required to consume alcohol with a meal?
    • 15
    • 14
    • 19
    • 16
  16. In Britain, the centre of political debate happens in the
    • The Scottish Parliament
    • Buckingham Palace
    • House of Lords
    • House of Commons
  17. What name is given to the person appointed by local authorities to be the ceremonial leader of a particular council?
    • Magistrate
    • Mayor
    • Peer
    • Council candidate
  18. What was the symbol of the House of Tudor?
    • A red rose
    • A white rose
    • A white rose with a red rose inside it
    • A red rose with a white rose inside it
  19. During which religious celebration do Muslims sacrifice an animal to eat?
    • Eid ul Adha
    • Eid a-Fitr
    • Ramadan
    • None of the above
  20. When was the Scottish Parliament formed?
    • In 2003
    • In 2001
    • In 1997
    • In 1999
  21. 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.
  22. When did the Black Death come to England?
    • In 1348
    • In 1248
    • In 1648
    • In 1748
  23. Who wrote an oratorio called ‘Messiah’, which is regularly sung by choirs at Easter time?
    • George Frederick Handel
    • Gustav Holst
    • Sir Edward Elgar
    • Henry Purcell
  24. When did Winston Churchill die?
    • In 1925
    • In 1915
    • In 1945
    • In 1965

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