UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 10

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. When was the first "test-tube baby' born in Oldham Lancashire?
    • 1950
    • 1778
    • 1878
    • 1978
  3. Members of the Commonwealth can stand for UK public office
    • True
    • False
  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. St Columba created the Church of England
    • True
    • False
  6. The National Assembly of Wales needs agreement of the UK Parliament in order to pass any laws
    • True
    • False
  7. The Northern Ireland Assembly has 129 members?
    • True
    • False
  8. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • The small claims procedure is an informal way of helping people to settle minor disputes.
    • The small claims procedure helps people to make small home insurance claims.
  9. On the Easter day, people consume real chicken eggs
    • True
    • False
  10. Children, who are living in single parent families comprises of
    • 0.60
    • 1.25
    • 0.25
    • 0.75
  11. What important change to our voting rights took place in 1969?
    • Women over 35 were given the vote.
    • Prisoners were given the vote.
    • The voting age was reduced to 18 for men and women.
    • Compulsory voting was introduced.
  12. In Britain, the King or Queen need not accept the decisions of the Cabinet and Parliament
    • True
    • False
  13. Informal methods are used by Wales to assess school children
    • True
    • False
  14. 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.
  15. How many individuals comprise the Cabinet?
    • About 20 senior MPs
    • About 40 senior MPs
    • About 60 senior MPs
    • About 50 senior MPs
  16. The Welsh Assembly consists of 160 members
    • True
    • False
  17. According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Muslim?
    • 7%
    • 6%
    • 4%
    • 5%
  18. Which court deals with minor criminal cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
    • The Magistrates’ Court
    • The Crown Court
    • The High Court
    • The Justice of the Peace Court
  19. What name is given to the elected members of the Scottish Parliament?
    • MSPs
    • MLAs
    • MPs
    • AMs
  20. What name is given to the elected members of the Welsh Assembly?
    • MLAs
    • AMs
    • MSPs
    • MPs
  21. Who used a system of land ownership known as feudalism?
    • The Welsh
    • The Normans
    • The Greek
    • The Vikings
  22. When is April Fool’s Day?
    • 1st of April
    • 1st of June
    • 1st of July
    • 1st of May
  23. What day is Halloween celebrated?
    • 31st of December
    • 31st of July
    • 31st of May
    • 31st of October
  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.