UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 2

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 which country was Charles II exiled?
    • USA
    • Netherlands
    • Australia
    • India
  2. Who makes the speech which summaries the government's policies for the year ahead?
    • Speaker
    • Prime Minister
    • Judge
    • Queen
  3. What important event happened in England in 1066?
    • The Norman invasion
    • The Battle of Bannockburn
    • The Romans left England
    • None of the above
  4. Why did Protestant Huguenots come to Britain in the 16th and 18th centuries?
    • To escape war
    • To become Catholics
    • To escape religious persecution
    • None of the above
  5. What are the Grand National, FA Cup, the 'Open' and Wimbledon?
    • Famous places
    • Sporting events
    • Parks in UK
    • None of the above
  6. In accordance with the new law of 1957, who is the person chosen for lifetime to the House of Lords peers?
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Home Secretary
    • The Queen
    • The Opposition Leader
  7. The elections for the local government councillors are held every year in
    • April
    • March
    • June
    • May
  8. How do the proceedings recorded in Parliament?
    • By TV and Hansard
    • By secretaries
    • By tape recorder
    • By radio and Morse code
  9. What type of democracy does the British system of government follows?
    • The Queen
    • Parliamentary
    • House of Lords
    • Cabinet
  10. 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.
  11. What is the percentage of young voters that actually used their vote in 2001 election?
    • 1 in 2
    • 1 in 3
    • 1 in 4
    • 1 in 5
  12. Who established the Church of England?
    • The Queen
    • Elizabeth I
    • Henry VIII
    • None of the above
  13. What is the meaning of ‘Magna Carta’?
    • The Great Charter
    • The Big Charter
    • The Small Charter
    • The King’s Charter
  14. Which court deals with the MOST serious cases in Scotland, such as murder?
    • The Sheriff Court
    • The High Court
    • The Crown Court
    • The Magistrates’ Court
  15. Where is the five-day race meeting attended by members of the Royal Family and known as Royal Ascot celebrated?
    • In Kent
    • In Salisbury
    • In Berkshire
    • In Luton
  16. How many members comprise the UN Security Council?
    • 15
    • 20
    • 30
    • 35
  17. In which English county is the monument of Stonehenge located?
    • Cheshire
    • Cornwall
    • Wiltshire
    • Bedfordshire
  18. When did the First World War start?
    • 1913
    • 1914
    • 1915
    • 1916
  19. Who was responsible for the construction of the Great Western Railway?
    • Sir Norman Foster
    • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    • Robert Adam
    • Sir Christopher Wren
  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. Members of the public are allowed to attend Youth Court hearings. TRUE or FALSE?
    • True
    • False
  22. What was the population of the UK in 1801?
    • 4 million
    • 7 million
    • 8 million
    • 6 million
  23. 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
  24. 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.