UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 16

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. The Sheriff is always supported by the Jury in Scotland
    • True
    • False
  2. Who opens the new parliamentary session each year in the UK?
    • The monarch
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • None of the above
  3. What do children get from their parents for doing household chores?
    • Movie tickets
    • Extra food
    • Weekly pocket money
    • None of the above
  4. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • In 1588 the English defeated a Spanish invasion fleet of ships.
    • In 1588 the English defeated a German invasion fleet of bomber planes.
  5. The total population of the Chinese descent in 2001 is
    • 0.5 Million
    • 0.9 Million
    • 0.7 Million
    • 0.2 Million
  6. Taxis and mini cabs are required to display their licence plate
    • True
    • False
  7. What is the deposit amount required for candidates standing as a member for The Scottish Parliament or The Welsh or Northern Ireland Assemblies?
    • £1500
    • £500
    • £1000
    • £750
  8. In the past, the imposition of the departmental policies by the civil servants on new ministers was suspected by______
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Opposition
    • The Public
    • Commentators
  9. A 17 year old is allowed to buy alcohol
    • True
    • False
  10. In UK, people under 19 years occupy almost
    • 1/3 of the UK population
    • 1/2 of the UK population
    • 1/4 of the UK population
    • None of the above
  11. What does the Employment Tribunal mean?
    • A type of trade union
    • A place where you can find work
    • A court specialising in employment matters
    • A canteen at work
  12. 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
  13. Which of the following gardens is NOT located in England?
    • Hidcote
    • Kew Gardens
    • Sissinghurst
    • Mount Stewart
  14. How many members comprise the UN Security Council?
    • 15
    • 20
    • 30
    • 35
  15. When is St Patrick’s Day, patron to of Northern Ireland?
    • 17th of March
    • 20th of March
    • 24th of March
    • 11th of March
  16. What is the name of the annual event that gives awards in a range of musical categories, such as best British group and best British solo artist?
    • The Mercury Music Prize
    • The BAFTA Awards
    • The Brit Awards
    • The MTV Awards
  17. The line ‘all the world’s a stage’ belongs to which of the following plays or poems written by William Shakespeare?
    • Sonnet 18
    • Hamlet
    • As You Like It
    • Romeo and Juliet
  18. Which of the following is England’s largest national park?
    • South Downs
    • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
    • The Lake District
    • Snowdonia
  19. What was the population of the UK in 1951?
    • 50 million
    • 30 million
    • 26 million
    • 33 million
  20. What was the population of the UK in 1801?
    • 4 million
    • 7 million
    • 8 million
    • 6 million
  21. Who invented the hovercraft?
    • John Logie Baird
    • Sir Christopher Cockrell
    • Sir Frank Whittle
    • Sir Robert Edwards
  22. Who designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge located over the Avon George?
    • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    • Richard Arkwright
    • Robert Adam
    • Sir Norman Foster
  23. When did the ‘Habeas Corpus Act’ become law?
    • In 1629
    • In 1649
    • In 1679
    • In 1669

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