UK Citizenship Test

UK Citizenship Practice Test 9

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 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.
  2. What is the amount that can be claimed in the small claims hearing in Scotland and Northern Ireland?
    • Less than 4000
    • Less than 6000
    • Less than 3000
    • Less than 8000
  3. The Prime Minister is the ceremonial head of the Commonwealth?
    • True
    • False
  4. In Elizabeth I's time, English settlers first began to colonise the eastern coast of
    • India
    • France
    • Australia
    • America
  5. Which landmark is a prehistoric structure which still stands in the English county of Wiltshire?
    • Offa's Dyke
    • Windsor Castle
    • Hadrian's Wall
    • Stonehenge
  6. What is the minimum age to sell alcohol?
    • 19
    • 15
    • 18
    • 17
  7. What percentage of population in UK claim to have a religion
    • 0.75
    • 0.55
    • 1.75
    • 2.75
  8. The UK Tennis tournament that is prominently played in South London is
    • Wimbledon
    • Kingston
    • Vauxhall
    • Lords
  9. When did women achieve their voting right?
    • 1858
    • 1958
    • 1818
    • 1918
  10. Earlier, women had more opportunities than today to continue university studies
    • True
    • False
  11. Of all the residents in London area, the ethnic minorities consists of only 10%
    • True
    • False
  12. Who is the only person that can give advice, warn and encourage the government matters?
    • MPs
    • Prime Minister
    • Queen
    • Speaker
  13. What was the population of Pakistani descent in 2001?
    • 0.3 Million
    • 0.9 Million
    • 0.7 Million
    • 0.8 Million
  14. 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
  15. Who is the fastest person to have sailed around the world single-handed?
    • Jayne Torvill
    • Dame Ellen MacArthur
    • Dame Kelly Holmes
    • Bradley Wiggins
  16. What name is given to the period in the 18th century when new ideas about politics, philosophy and science were developed?
    • Elizabethan
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Enlightenment
    • The Glorious Revolution
  17. Which of the following is a fundamental principle of life in the UK?
    • Eat Sunday roast
    • Buy goods locally
    • Individual liberty
    • Go to church
  18. Who directed the movie ‘Brief Encounter’ in 1945?
    • Carol Reed
    • Hugh Hudson
    • David Lean
    • Alfred Hitchcock
  19. Which is an aim of the United Nations?
    • To create a single free trade market
    • To prevent war and promote international peace and security
    • To examine decisions made by the European Union
    • To promote dictatorship
  20. The Brit Awards is an event where sports people are given awards. TRUE or FALSE?
    • True
    • False
  21. Which of the following is a musical venue located in London?
    • Glastonbury
    • The O2
    • The Fringe
    • The Dome
  22. 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
  23. How many ski centers are there in Scotland?
    • 1
    • 3
    • 5
    • 2
  24. What name is given to the organisations that aim to improve the pay and working conditions of their members?
    • Working Unions
    • Trade Unions
    • Workers Organisations
    • Workers Together

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