Life In The UK Practice Test 1

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 74

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  • 1. 
    The official report of what happens in Parliament is called
    • A. 

      The constitution

    • B. 

      Hansard

    • C. 

      The speaker's notes

    • D. 

      The monarchy

  • 2. 
    What percentage of the population of the UK live in the England? 
    • A. 

      65%

    • B. 

      72%

    • C. 

      76%

    • D. 

      84%

  • 3. 
    Which of the statements are correct?
    • A. 

      A debit card does not draw money from you bank account , but you will be sent a bill every month.

    • B. 

      A store card is like a credit card but can be used only in a particular shop.

  • 4. 
    In 2001, ethnic minority groups made up?
    • A. 

      Less than 5% of the population of England

    • B. 

      Between 5% and 10% of the population of England

    • C. 

      Between 10% and 15% of the population of England

    • D. 

      More than 15% of the population of England

  • 5. 
    In which ONE of the following places does the European Parliament meet?
    • A. 

      London & Manchester

    • B. 

      Strassbourg & Brussels

    • C. 

      Paris & England

    • D. 

      Poland & Germany

  • 6. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?Your pay slips only shows how much money has been taken off for tax; its does not show National Insurance Contributions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The proportion of young people who go onto higher education in the UK is
    • A. 

      1 in 2

    • B. 

      1 in 3

    • C. 

      1 in 4

    • D. 

      1 in 5

  • 8. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?Further education colleges only admit people up to the age of 19?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In which year did Guy Fawkes attempt to plant a bomb in the Houses of Parliament?
    • A. 

      1703

    • B. 

      1605

    • C. 

      1066

    • D. 

      1815

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

      The UK was a founder member of the European Economic Community.

    • B. 

      The UK was a founder member of the Council of Europe.

  • 11. 
    If you become unemployed, and are capable, available and trying to find work, you may be able to claim
    • A. 

      An education support grant

    • B. 

      Jobseeker's Allowance

    • C. 

      An education maintenance allowance

    • D. 

      A state pension

  • 12. 
    How many woman with children at school are in paid work?
    • A. 

      Nearly a quarter

    • B. 

      Nearly a half

    • C. 

      Nearly two-thirds

    • D. 

      Nearly three-quarters

  • 13. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?'One person living in a flat or house is entitled to a 50% reduction in Council tax.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In England and Scotland, children take national tests when they are
    • A. 

      7, 9 and 11 years old

    • B. 

      5, 7 and 16 years old

    • C. 

      9, 14 and 16 years old

    • D. 

      7, 11 and 14 years old

  • 15. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?Britain does NOT have a written constitution?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Some people speak with Cockney accent in
    • A. 

      Birmingham

    • B. 

      Newcastle

    • C. 

      Glasgow

    • D. 

      London

  • 17. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE?'In the 16th and 18th centuries, the Huguenots left France and came to Britain because of FAMINE.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    To drive a large lorry or bus in the UK, you must be aged atleast
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      25

  • 19. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?'The spiritual leader of the Church of England is the Archbishop of Canterbury.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Generally, the earliest legal age for children to do paid work is
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      14

  • 21. 
    Is this statement below TRUE/FALSE?'In the 1980's the largest immigrants groups were from the West Indies, Ireland, India and Pakistan.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following documents prove you identity?
    • A. 

      A library card or a pay slip

    • B. 

      A passport or travel document, provisional or Full driving licence

  • 23. 
    Is the statement below TRUE/FALSE'There is no way to compare qualifications from abroad with those in the UK.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which statement is correct
    • A. 

      People in the UK are more likely to support a pressure than join a political party

    • B. 

      People in the UK are more likely to join a political party than support a pressure group.

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