British Culture

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British Culture

Try the British culture quiz. All questions are from the official Citizenship Test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 31st of October celebrates:
    • A. 

      Valentine's Day

    • B. 

      Guy Fawke's Day

    • C. 

      Hallowe'en

    • D. 

      Hogmanay

  • 2. 
    The Notting Hill Carnival is held in:
    • A. 

      Liverpool

    • B. 

      Manchester

    • C. 

      Edinburgh

    • D. 

      London

  • 3. 
    St Patrick's Day is celebrated on:
    • A. 

      1st March

    • B. 

      17th March

    • C. 

      23rd April

    • D. 

      30th November

  • 4. 
    A 'suffragette' was:
    • A. 

      A woman who suffered persecution

    • B. 

      A woman who demonstrated for greater rights

    • C. 

      A woman who worked during the First World War

    • D. 

      A woman who stayed at home to raise her family

  • 5. 
    The initials GCSE stand for:
    • A. 

      Graduate Certificate of Secondary Education

    • B. 

      General Certificate of Special Education

    • C. 

      General Certificate of Secondary Education

    • D. 

      Grade Certificate of School Education

  • 6. 
    How many women with children at school are in paid work in the UK:
    • A. 

      Nearly a quarter

    • B. 

      Nearly a half

    • C. 

      Nearly two-thirds

    • D. 

      Nearly three quarters

  • 7. 
    In the 1950's textile and engineering firms sent agents to which TWO countries to find workers:
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 8. 
    Which ONE of the following is true:
    • A. 

      25% of all ethnic minority people live in London

    • B. 

      35% of all ethnic minority people live in London

    • C. 

      45% of all ethnic minority people live in London

    • D. 

      55% of all ethnic minority people live in London

  • 9. 
    Hogmanay is traditionally celebrated in:
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Wales

    • C. 

      Northern Ireland

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 10. 
    When do people in the UK wear poppies:
    • A. 

      Remembrance Sunday

    • B. 

      New Year

    • C. 

      Valentine's Day

    • D. 

      Mother's Day