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. EastEnders and Coronation Street are famous UK landmarks
    • True
    • False
  2. How many members does the Northern Ireland Assembly have?
    • 99
    • 100
    • 208
    • 108
  3. In Elizabeth I's time, English settlers first began to colonise the eastern coast of
    • India
    • France
    • Australia
    • America
  4. Which court deals usually with divorce cases in Scotland?
    • Sheriff Court
    • Magistrates Court
    • County Court
    • High Court
  5. How are proceedings in Parliament recorded?
    • By secretaries
    • By tape recorder
    • By TV and Hansard
    • None of the above
  6. In the UK, Prime Minister can be sacked by the King or the Queen any time
    • True
    • False
  7. How many people from Indian descent lived in 2001?
    • 1.8 million
    • 1.1 million
    • 3.1 million
    • 4.1 million
  8. The group consisting of majority of students at the universities is
    • Men
    • Women
  9. Regulations and Directives are the main aspects of the EU legislation
    • True
    • False
  10. In Britain, the main centre for political debate is
    • The 10 Downing Street
    • The Queens Palace
    • The House of Commons
    • None of the above
  11. Who is the only person that can give advice, warn and encourage the government matters?
    • MPs
    • Prime Minister
    • Queen
    • Speaker
  12. 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.
  13. Informal methods are used by Wales to assess school children
    • True
    • False
  14. What is the capital city of Northern Ireland?
    • Edinburgh
    • Dublin
    • Cork
    • Belfast
  15. Who was the British Minister after Margaret Thatcher?
    • Tony Blair
    • Harold Macmillan
    • Gordon Brown
    • John Major
  16. 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
  17. How old do you need to be to be able to play the National Lottery?
    • 18 years old
    • 19 years old
    • 16 years old
    • 23 years old
  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 tombs where people buried their dead during the Bronze Age?
    • Round barrows
    • Shara Brae
    • Hill forts
    • Canute
  20. Which of the following gardens is NOT located in England?
    • Hidcote
    • Kew Gardens
    • Sissinghurst
    • Mount Stewart
  21. Who is the chief officer of the House of Commons?
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Speaker
    • The leader of the opposition
  22. Which TWO religions celebrate Diwali?
    • Sikh
    • Hindu
    • Buddhist
    • Muslim
  23. Who was the mother of Elizabeth I?
    • Jane Seymour
    • Catherine of Aragon
    • Anne of Cleves
    • Anne Boleyn
  24. Which two languages combined form the basis of the English language?
    • Latin and Celtic
    • French and Swedish
    • Norman French and Anglo-Saxon
    • Latin and Greek

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