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. What is the minimum age to buy tobacco in the UK?
    • 22 years
    • 25 years
    • 18 years
    • 20 years
  2. In 1999, what happened to hereditary peers in the House of Lords?
    • Their numbers were greatly increased.
    • Their salaries were stopped.
    • Women were allowed to inherit their titles.
    • They lost their automatic right to attend the House of Lords.
  3. Falkland Islands is a crown dependency
    • True
    • False
  4. The UK is historically a Christian country. True or False?
    • True
    • False
  5. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday
    • True
    • False
  6. What is the name of the government department that collects taxes?
    • UK Tax Department
    • Revenue Services
    • HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
    • None of the above
  7. 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
  8. Who opens the new parliamentary session each year in the UK?
    • The monarch
    • The Prime Minister
    • The Archbishop of Canterbury
    • None of the above
  9. What must be done in order to vote in elections?
    • Paid income tax in the previous year
    • Passed an electoral test
    • Put your name on the electoral register
    • None of the above
  10. In the UK, the overall population from the Pakistan origin is
    • 0.4 Million
    • 0.9 Million
    • 0.3 Million
    • 0.7 Million
  11. The group consisting of majority of students at the universities is
    • Men
    • Women
  12. What document specifies the list of furniture and fittings in a property?
    • Inclusive
    • An accessory list
    • A log
    • An inventory
  13. There should be a balance in political reporting
    • True
    • False
  14. 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.
  15. What is percentage of UK population that follows Buddhism?
    • 0.006
    • 0.003
    • 0.007
    • 0.009
  16. What type of government was formed after the General Election of 2010?
    • One-party
    • Coalition
    • All-party
    • National
  17. Who introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan by which Wales annexed to the Crown of England in 1284?
    • Robert the Bruce
    • King Henry V
    • King Edward I of England
    • William III of England
  18. How often do the Laurence Olivier Awards take place?
    • Every three years
    • Every four years
    • Annually
    • Every two years
  19. What British actor was best known for his roles in various Shakespeare plays?
    • Sir Laurence Olivier
    • Tim Rice
    • Joseph Turner
    • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  20. Which of the following is England’s largest national park?
    • South Downs
    • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
    • The Lake District
    • Snowdonia
  21. Where is the centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service known as Cenotaph located?
    • Piccadilly Circus, London
    • Cardiff, Wales
    • Hounslow Heath, London
    • Whitehall, London
  22. Who was the first Briton to win the ‘Tour de France’?
    • Sir Steve Redgrave
    • Sir Chris Hoy
    • Bradley Wiggins
    • Andy Murray
  23. Who designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge located over the Avon George?
    • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    • Richard Arkwright
    • Robert Adam
    • Sir Norman Foster
  24. How long does Diwali last for?
    • 20 days
    • 3 days
    • Five days
    • A weekend

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