Life in the UK Test 3rd Edition Practice 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 which year did the Romans conquer whole of Scotland?

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

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

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?

Which of the following statements is correct?

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

Which of the following statements is correct?

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

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

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?

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?

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.

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

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


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

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

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