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.

Time Spent: 00:45:00

  1. How many senior members of Parliament (MPs) are appointed by the Prime Minister?
    • 30
    • 20
    • 40
    • 50
  2. Below which religion celebrate Diwali?
    • Hindu
    • Muslims
    • Christians
    • None of the above
  3. St Columba created the Church of England
    • True
    • False
  4. What was the name given to those who supported Parliament during the Civil war which began in 1642?
    • Roundheads
    • Cavaliers
    • Republicans
    • None of the above
  5. The Sheriff is always supported by the Jury in Scotland
    • True
    • False
  6. 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
  7. In Elizabeth I's time, English settlers first began to colonise the eastern coast of
    • India
    • France
    • Australia
    • America
  8. To show gratitude for their work in the whole year, on Boxing Day you can give thank you money to the ______
    • Post men
    • Gardeners
    • Bin collectors
    • All of the above
  9. The total population of the Chinese descent in 2001 is
    • 0.5 Million
    • 0.9 Million
    • 0.7 Million
    • 0.2 Million
  10. In UK, bank holidays signifies religious aspects
    • True
    • False
  11. National Insurance contribution paid by the self-employed people on their trade or business profits belong to class ______
    • 7
    • 6
    • 4
    • 5
  12. In UK, the number of people aged ______ and above are maintained in records
    • 80
    • 90
    • 95
    • 85
  13. In the UK state schools the education is totally free
    • True
    • False
  14. The Welsh Assembly consists of 160 members
    • True
    • False
  15. Who established the Church of England?
    • The Queen
    • Elizabeth I
    • Henry VIII
    • None of the above
  16. 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
  17. What name is given to the tombs where people buried their dead during the Bronze Age?
    • Round barrows
    • Shara Brae
    • Hill forts
    • Canute
  18. What is the most well-known gallery in Wales?
    • Tate Britain
    • Tate Modern
    • The National Museum
    • The National Gallery
  19. What name is given to the elected members of the Welsh Assembly?
    • MLAs
    • AMs
    • MSPs
    • MPs
  20. Who directed the movie ‘The Killing Fields’ in 1984?
    • Nicolas Roeg
    • Kevin MacDonald
    • Roland Joffé
    • Hugh Hudson
  21. In Northern Ireland members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) are elected on the basis of:
    • First past the post system
    • Proportional representation
    • Personal achievements
    • Instant run-off
  22. Who became King of England when Queen Anne died in 1714?
    • Charles I
    • George I
    • James II
    • George II
  23. Who discovered the penicillin in 1928?
    • John McLeod
    • Sir Robert Watson-Watt
    • Howard Florey
    • Alexander Fleming
  24. Where can people facing domestic violence get help from?
    • The Citizens Advice Bureau
    • The Human Rights Commission
    • The NHS
    • The RSPB

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