Life in the UK Test 3rd Edition Practice 1

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In which year did the Act of Union pass? The treaty which created a new name on the map of the world.

Which British monarch empowered the central administration of Parliament during their reign, thereby severely restricting the power of the nobility, who had previously ruled the nation?

Is the statement below True or False?


In a bid to help control terrorism, the UK government is operating in Afghanistan with the 50-nation consortium ISAF.

Which of the following statements is correct?

What right does the ‘Act of Habeas Corpus’ provide?

At times of necessity, it is acceptable in the UK to jump ahead of others in a queue, without asking permission first.

What requirements must be fulfilled before you can become a permanent resident of the UK?


Which of the following statements is correct?

During the 1960s, progress and growth in which of these sectors caused the decade to be named ‘The Swinging Sixties’?

Which TWO major welfare changes were introduced between 1945 and 1950?

Which of the following statements is correct?

When were the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly formed, during the tenure of Tony Blair as Prime Minister?

During the middle of the 14th Century there was a shortage of field workers resulting in rises in the cost of labour. What was the reason for this shortage of labour?

In addition to Protestantism, Henry VII tried to impose which law in Ireland, resulting in the Irish Chieftains rebellion?

Which TWO groups contested the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century?

In which year did the Romans conquer whole of Scotland?

In reference to the Chronology of wars which is the correct set of combination?

The UK political landscape comprises of a number of competing political parties. Which of the following is not one of the main political parties in Britain?

Queen Elizabeth the First was a popular British Queen. What is her most famous achievement?

Is the statement below True or False?


During the period 1558 to 1603, England faced many wars, civil and labour unrest, unemployment, and poverty due to rapid deterioration of the national economy.

Who can make a decision on the legality of an individual case during an employment dispute in the UK legal system?

What helped the City of London to flourish in the Financial Services, Insurance and Investment sectors?

Who did Henry VII defeat in order to become first Tudor King?

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the Industrial Revolution in the UK?

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