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. How often does Prime Minister’s Questions occur when Parliament is sitting?
    • Every day
    • Twice a week
    • Once a week
    • Once a month
  2. St Columba created the Church of England
    • True
    • False
  3. 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
  4. The UK is not a member of the Commonwealth
    • True
    • False
  5. Who wrote the United Kingdom's constitution?
    • It is an unwritten constitution
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • Parliament
    • The Queen
  6. What do we define judiciary?
    • A pressure group
    • MPs who vote for laws
    • The judges who interpret the law
    • None of the above
  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. Government ministers are being questioned by the Members of Parliament during
    • Question Time
    • Cabinet meetings
    • None of the above
  9. Who is the only person that can give advice, warn and encourage the government matters?
    • MPs
    • Prime Minister
    • Queen
    • Speaker
  10. 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.
  11. Who wrote ‘The Lord of the Rings’?
    • Jane Austen
    • JK Rowling
    • JRR Tolkien
    • Sir William Golding
  12. Which court deals with serious offences in Northern Ireland?
    • The Magistrates’ Court
    • The Sheriff Court
    • The High Court
    • The Crown Court
  13. How often do people who are 70 years old or over need to renew their driving license?
    • Every 7 years
    • Every 6 years
    • Every 3 years
    • Every 4 years
  14. Who appoints the members of the Cabinet?
    • The Magistrates
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Queen
    • The Prince of Wales
  15. What important event happened in England in 1066?
    • The Romans left England
    • The building of the Off a Dyke
    • The Norman invasion
    • The Battle of Bannockburn
  16. Which of the following is a musical venue located in London?
    • Glastonbury
    • The O2
    • The Fringe
    • The Dome
  17. If an MP dies or resigns, there will be a fresh election, which is known as
    • Coalition
    • By-election
    • First past the post
    • Hansard
  18. What was the population of the UK in 1951?
    • 50 million
    • 30 million
    • 26 million
    • 33 million
  19. 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
  20. When is St George’s Day, patron of England?
    • 23rd of April
    • 30th of November
    • 1st of March
    • 17th of March
  21. When did ‘the Concorde’ aircraft flew for the first time?
    • In 1967
    • In 1969
    • In 1922
    • In 1933
  22. Where is the centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service known as Cenotaph located?
    • Piccadilly Circus, London
    • Cardiff, Wales
    • Hounslow Heath, London
    • Whitehall, London
  23. Which Act abolished slavery throughout the British Empire in 1833?
    • The Habeas Corpus Act
    • The Emancipation Act
    • The Freedom Act
    • The Slavery Act
  24. What was the population of the UK in 2005?
    • Just under 20 million
    • Just under 30 million
    • Just under 60 million
    • Just under 10 million

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