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. EastEnders and Coronation Street are famous UK landmarks
    • True
    • False
  2. What is the name of the government department that collects taxes?
    • UK Tax Department
    • Revenue Services
    • HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
    • None of the above
  3. During the civil war in which year was Charles I executed after he was unwilling to reach any agreement with the Parliament?
    • 1849
    • 1949
    • 1749
    • 1649
  4. In UK, bank holidays signifies religious aspects
    • True
    • False
  5. Does Britain have a firm support from British population to become a republic?
    • True
    • False
  6. Government ministers are being questioned by the Members of Parliament during
    • Question Time
    • Cabinet meetings
    • None of the above
  7. Is the education in university free for students?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. On April fool’s Day till what time do people play jokes on one another?
    • Until midnight
    • Until noon
    • Until 9 PM
    • Until 5 PM
  9. If civil servants think a policy is impractical or even against the public interest, they must ______ the ministers
    • Write to
    • Phone
    • Warn
    • Complain against
  10. The family doctor is also called as
    • Mr Medicine
    • General Practitioner or GP
    • JS
    • The Quack
  11. 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
  12. When did people learn how to make bronze?
    • Around 6,000 years ago
    • Around 7,000 years ago
    • Around 9,000 years ago
    • Around 4,000 years ago
  13. Which of the following is NOT a British invention of the 20th century?
    • Radioactivity
    • The World Wide Web
    • The Turing machine
    • The radar
  14. How many British citizens left the country between 1853 and 1913?
    • 13 million
    • 11 million
    • 12 million
    • 14 million
  15. Who is responsible for the creation of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms?
    • The United Nations
    • The Commonwealth
    • The Council of Europe
    • The UN Security Council
  16. When did the First World War start?
    • 1913
    • 1914
    • 1915
    • 1916
  17. Which court deals with serious offences in Wales?
    • The Crown Court
    • The Sheriff Court
    • The Magistrates’ Court
    • The High Court
  18. When did hereditary peers lose the automatic right to attend the House of Lords?
    • 1992
    • 1990
    • 1991
    • 1999
  19. What name is given to the Church of England in Scotland and the United States?
    • The Queen’s Church
    • The Main Church
    • The Catholic Church
    • The Episcopal Church
  20. Who directed the movie ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ in 1994?
    • Mike Newell
    • Hugh Hudson
    • Nicolas Roeg
    • Kevin MacDonald
  21. When does the Edinburgh Festival take place?
    • Every winter
    • Every summer
    • Every spring
    • Every autumn
  22. 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
  23. Does Britain have a written constitution?
    • Yest
    • No
  24. What was the estimated population of the British Empire during the Victorian period?
    • More than 900 million people
    • More than 400 million people
    • More than 100 million people
    • More than 150 million people

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