Life In The UK Practice Test 3

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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  • 1. 
    When Parliament is sitting, Prime Minister's Question happen
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      Twice a day

    • C. 

      Once a week

    • D. 

      Once a month

  • 2. 
    The number of bank holidays every year is
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    Is the statement below TRUE or False?'Credit unions are financial co-operatives owned and controlled by their members.Interest rates in credit unions are usually higher than in banks and building societies.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      45% of all ethnic minority people live in London.

    • B. 

      55% of all ethnic minority people live in London.

  • 5. 
    Is the following statement True or False?'The UK has a written constitution.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The government department responsible for collecting taxes is
    • A. 

      The Department for work and Pensions

    • B. 

      The Home Office

    • C. 

      HM Revenue and Customs

    • D. 

      The Central Office of information

  • 7. 
    Which TWO examinations do young people take at 16?
    • A. 

      GCSE SQA standard grade

    • B. 

      AGCE SQA higher grade

  • 8. 
    Young people from families with low income can get financial help with their studies when they leave school at 16.This help is called
    • A. 

      Education support grant

    • B. 

      Further learning and training support allowance

    • C. 

      Education maintenance allowance (EMA)

    • D. 

      Post-16 education allowance

  • 9. 
    The population of Scotland is just over
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      3 million

    • C. 

      5 million

    • D. 

      7million

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statement is correct?
    • A. 

      Civil servants have to be members of political party of the government they serve

    • B. 

      Civil servants have to be politically neutral and proffesional

  • 11. 
    Advice and information on setting up your own business is available from
    • A. 

      Job centres

    • B. 

      Solicitors

    • C. 

      Business Link

    • D. 

      Your local library

  • 12. 
    What proportion of the population of Britain have used illegal drugs at one time?
    • A. 

      About a tenth

    • B. 

      About a quarter

    • C. 

      About a third

    • D. 

      About a half

  • 13. 
    In the UK,electricity is supplied at
    • A. 

      90 volts

    • B. 

      220 volts

    • C. 

      240 volts

    • D. 

      360 volts

  • 14. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      In the 1950s, centres were set up in the West Indies to recruit bus drivers for the UK.

    • B. 

      In the 1950s, centres were set up in India and Pakistan to recruit bus drivers for the UK.

  • 15. 
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer is responsible for 
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Health

    • C. 

      The economy

    • D. 

      Legal affairs

  • 16. 
    Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?'You should not ask questions in an interview.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of these statement is correct?
    • A. 

      In Wales,children take national tests in education when they are 7,11 and 14 years old.

    • B. 

      In Wales,children take a national test in education when they are 14 years old.

  • 18. 
    Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?'The landlord of a pub may allow people aged 14 to come into the pub but they are not allowedto drink alcohol.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which TWO are Christian religious groups?
    • A. 

      Roman Catholic - Baptists

    • B. 

      Buddhist - Sikh

  • 20. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      A pay slip shows how much money you have paid in tax and National Insurance contributions.

    • B. 

      A pay slip shows how much money you paid in tax but does not show National Insurance contributions.

  • 21. 
    Is the statement below 'Smoking is generally not allowed in public places.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which TWO of the following statements are true?
    • A. 

      If the parents are not married , only the father can register the birth. A baby must be registered by the age of 1.

    • B. 

      If the parents are not married, only the mother can register the birth. A baby must be registered within 6 months of birth.

  • 23. 
    Is the following statement ?'The population of the North West of England has increased in recent years.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which two statements about the speaker of the House of the Commons are True?
    • A. 

      The Speaker keeps order during debates in the House of Commons or The speaker is politically neutral.

    • B. 

      The Speaker represents the king or queen in the House of Commons or The Speaker is elected by MPs of the Opposition.

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