Life In The UK Practice Test 4

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 112

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  • 1. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      Most if the money for local authority services comes from the government through taxes.

    • B. 

      Most of the money for local authority services comes from Council Tax.

  • 2. 
    Is the statement below  TRUE/FALSE?'A census takes place in the UK every five years.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Jobcentre Plus offices have information only for jobseekers

    • B. 

      Jobcentre Plus offices have information only for jobseekers and can provide information on welfare benefits.

  • 4. 
    St Andrew is the patron saint of which country?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      Wales

    • D. 

      Northern Ireland

  • 5. 
    Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the Commonwealth?
    • A. 

      Mozambique

    • B. 

      Seychelles

    • C. 

      Singapore

    • D. 

      Indonesia

  • 6. 
    If you are self-employed, you are responsible for paying which TWO of the following?
    • A. 

      NI contributions and You own tax

    • B. 

      NHS contributions and State retirement pension contributions

  • 7. 
    A 'gap year' descirbes
    • A. 

      The school summer holidays

    • B. 

      A year that students spend working in industry

    • C. 

      A year between school and university which students spend travelling or working

    • D. 

      The year after GCSE'S

  • 8. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'To drink alcohol in a pub you must be ages 16 or over'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Information in the census is immediately available for the public to search.

    • B. 

      Information in the census is kept secret for 100 years.

  • 10. 
    Is the following statement TRUE/FALSE.'The Welsh Assembly is responsible for taxation in Wales.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Women who are expecting a baby are entitled to at least 16 weeks maternity leave.

    • B. 

      Women who are expecting a baby are entitled to at least 26 weeks maternity leave

  • 12. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'Half of all young people in the UK have taken part in fund raising or collecting money for charity'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You must register the birth of a baby within
    • A. 

      24 hours of the birth

    • B. 

      A week of the birth

    • C. 

      A month of the birth

    • D. 

      6 weeks of the birth

  • 14. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE.'After the Second World War, the British government invited people from Ireland and other parts of Europe to come to the UK'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      The Welsh Assembly Government is in Cardiff.

    • B. 

      The Welsh Assembly Government is in Swansea.

  • 16. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      A letter of application is a short letter attached to an application form.

    • B. 

      A covering letter is a short letter attached to an application form

  • 17. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'It is illegal to be drunk in a public place'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      After the age of 70, drivers must renew their licence every 3 years.

    • B. 

      After the age of 70, drivers must renew their licence every 5 years.

  • 19. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'There are more people aged 60 and over than children under 16'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'The Cabinet makes important decisions about government policy.'The policy often needs to be approved by Parliament.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which TWO places give you information about maternity and paternity leave?
    • A. 

      Your personal department at work and The Citizens' Advice Bureau

    • B. 

      The post office and Your local GP

  • 22. 
    Since the 1979 the number of refugees from South East Asia who have allowed to settlein the UK is
    • A. 

      Less than 2,500

    • B. 

      Between 2,501 and 10,000

    • C. 

      Between 10,001 and 25,000

    • D. 

      More than 25,000

  • 23. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      The National Trust is a charity that works to preserve important building in the UK

    • B. 

      The National Trust is a government run organisation that safeguards the pensions of top civil servants

  • 24. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      In the UK, about 10% of the population regularly goes to a religious service

    • B. 

      In the UK, about 20% of the population regularly goes to a religious service

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