UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 8

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. Members of the Commonwealth can stand for UK public office
    • True
    • False
  2. The UK is governed by the parliament sitting in
    • Westminster
    • Scotland
    • Wales
    • Northern Ireland
  3. 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
  4. Other than Westminster, the Scottish Parliament has the authority to pass legislation on anything
    • True
    • False
  5. The elections for the local government councillors are held every year in
    • April
    • March
    • June
    • May
  6. The dish made from suet, dried fruit and spices on the occasion of Christmas is
    • The Metropolitan
    • Yorkshire Pudding
    • Christmas Pudding
    • Dumplings
  7. The places where GPs work is called Theatres
    • True
    • False
  8. The Good Friday agreement was signed between
    • IRA and the UA
    • Irish and British government
    • Republic of Ireland and British government
    • None of the above
  9. In Britain, the centre of political debate happens in the
    • The Scottish Parliament
    • Buckingham Palace
    • House of Lords
    • House of Commons
  10. When did the First World War end?
    • 9th December 1918
    • 9th November 1918
    • 11th November 1918
    • 11th December 1918
  11. Where do UK residents need to register their car or motorcycle?
    • At the Ministry of Transport (MOT)
    • At the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
    • At the Home Office
    • At their Local Council
  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. According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Hindu?
    • 8%
    • 5%
    • 4%
    • 2%
  14. Where was Margaret Thatcher born?
    • Bedfordshire
    • Cheshire
    • Buckinghamshire
    • Lincolnshire
  15. Who appoints the members of the Cabinet?
    • The Magistrates
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Queen
    • The Prince of Wales
  16. Members in the Welsh Assembly can speak English and Welsh, but all publications of the Assembly must be in English
    • True
    • False
  17. How many British casualties were recorded during the First World War?
    • More than 6 million people
    • More than 7 million people
    • More than 2 million people
    • More than 1 million people
  18. What is the best-known work from Robert Burns?
    • Hamlet
    • A rose by another name
    • George’s Marvellous Medicine
    • Auld Lang Syne
  19. Who was the first British distance runner to win a gold medal in the Olympic games in the 10,000 meters?
    • Mo Farah
    • David Weir
    • Bradley Wiggins
    • Sir Chris Hoy
  20. Who is the chief officer of the House of Commons?
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Speaker
    • The leader of the opposition
  21. Which of the following is a fundamental principle of British life?
    • Extremism
    • Intolerance
    • Individual liberty
    • Inequality
  22. When did Emmeline Pankhurst set up the women’s Franchise League, which fought to get the vote in local elections for married women?
    • 1885
    • 1881
    • 1889
    • 1883
  23. Members of the public are allowed to attend Youth Court hearings. TRUE or FALSE?
    • True
    • False
  24. How many British casualties were recorded during the first day of the British attack of the Somme in July 1916 during the First World War?
    • 10,000
    • 20,000
    • 40,000
    • 60,000

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