UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 15

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. In which year was the last successful foreign invasion of England?
    • 1066
    • 2066
    • 4066
    • 3066
  3. To visit the UK Parliament you can queue on the day at the public entrance to buy tickets
    • True
    • False
  4. Residents who do not respect the law can still expect to be allowed to become permanent residents in the UK
    • True
    • False
  5. The UK is not a member of the Commonwealth
    • True
    • False
  6. According to the current statistics half of young adults have used illegal drugs at least once
    • True
    • False
  7. Jewish people came for the second time from _______
    • Poland
    • Germany
    • India
    • Russia
  8. The group consisting of majority of students at the universities is
    • Men
    • Women
  9. In UK, the number of people aged ______ and above are maintained in records
    • 80
    • 90
    • 95
    • 85
  10. Who is the only person that can give advice, warn and encourage the government matters?
    • MPs
    • Prime Minister
    • Queen
    • Speaker
  11. If civil servants think a policy is impractical or even against the public interest, they must ______ the ministers
    • Write to
    • Phone
    • Warn
    • Complain against
  12. In UK, women usually give birth to their babies
    • At the midwifes home
    • In the doctors surgery
    • In hospital
    • None of the above
  13. In Britain, the centre of political debate happens in the
    • The Scottish Parliament
    • Buckingham Palace
    • House of Lords
    • House of Commons
  14. What name is given to the period in the 18th century when new ideas about politics, philosophy and science were developed?
    • Elizabethan
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Enlightenment
    • The Glorious Revolution
  15. Which of the following is NOT a British invention of the 20th century?
    • Radioactivity
    • The World Wide Web
    • The Turing machine
    • The radar
  16. Which of the following countries did NOT belong to the Allies during World War I?
    • The UK
    • Bulgaria
    • France
    • Italy
  17. 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.
  18. When did the Black Death come to England?
    • In 1348
    • In 1248
    • In 1648
    • In 1748
  19. Where is the Parliament of the UK?
    • In Westminster
    • In Windsor Castle
    • In Manchester
    • In Buckingham Palace
  20. 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
  21. Which of the following venues is located in Glasgow?
    • Buckingham Palace
    • The O2
    • The SECC
    • Wembley Stadium
  22. When did Sir Alfred Hitchcock die?
    • 1980
    • 1960
    • 1940
    • 1930
  23. When did Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany?
    • In 1933
    • In 1923
    • In 1943
    • In 1973
  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.