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- Question 1 of 24
For which purpose was the Statute of Rhuddlan introduced?CorrectIncorrect
In 1284 King Edward I of England introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan, which annexed Wales to the Crown of England.
- Question 2 of 24
How can a person be protected from being forced into a marriage?CorrectIncorrect
Court orders can be obtained to protect a person from being forced into a marriage, or to protect a person in a forced marriage.
- Question 3 of 24
When was the first tennis club founded in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The first tennis club was founded in Leamington Spa in 1872.
- Question 4 of 24
Which of the following is NOT classified as a criminal offence in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Unfair dismissal or discrimination in the workplace is classified as a civil offence.
- Question 5 of 24
When did Henry VIII start reining?CorrectIncorrect
Henry VIII was king of England from 21 April 1509 until his death on 28 January 1547.
- Question 6 of 24
What is the currency in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The currency in the UK is the pound sterling (symbol £).
- Question 7 of 24
In May 2010, the Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties formed a coalition and the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, David Cameron, became Prime Minister:CorrectIncorrect
In May 2010, and for the first time in the UK since February 1974, no political party won an overall majority in the General Election. The Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties formed a coalition and the leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron, became Prime Minister.
- Question 8 of 24
When is Diwali normally celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Diwali normally falls in October or November and lasts for five days.
- Question 9 of 24
Which of the following is NOT considered to be a main part of the British government?CorrectIncorrect
The European Council is not part of the British government.
- Question 10 of 24
Which TWO universities compete with each other on a rowing race along the River Thames every year?CorrectIncorrect
There is a popular yearly rowing race on the Thames between Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
- Question 11 of 24
What is the name of Admiral Nelson’s ship?CorrectIncorrect
Admiral Nelson’s ship was known as the HMS Victory.
- Question 12 of 24
When driving in the UK, where do you need to display the tax disc which shows that the annual road tax has been paid?CorrectIncorrect
When driving in the UK, you must pay an annual road tax and display the tax disc, which shows that the tax has been paid, on the windowscreen.
- Question 13 of 24
What is the capital of the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The capital city of the UK is London.
- Question 14 of 24
Which of the following is NOT a British film?CorrectIncorrect
The Lord of the Rings is not the British film.
- Question 15 of 24
Which of the following statements is TRUE?CorrectIncorrect
A jury is made up of members of the public chosen at random from the local electoral register.
- Question 16 of 24
When is St David’s Day, patron of Wales?CorrectIncorrect
St David’s Day, patron of Wales is celebrated on the 1st of March.
- Question 17 of 24
What name is given to the red flowers found on the battlefields of the First World War and which people wear during Remembrance Day?CorrectIncorrect
Remembrance Day people wear poppies (the red flower found on the battlefields of the First World War).
- Question 18 of 24
It is a civil offence to cause harassment, alarm or distress to someone because of their religion or ethnic origin:CorrectIncorrect
It is a criminal offence to cause harassment, alarm or distress to someone because of their religion or ethnic origin.
- Question 19 of 24
Where can you get contact details for all your representatives and their parties (choose TWO options)?CorrectIncorrect
You can get contact details for all your representatives and their parties from your local library and from http://www.parliament.uk.
- Question 20 of 24
What is the Old Bailey?CorrectIncorrect
The Old Bailey is probably the most famous criminal court in the world.
- Question 21 of 24
What is the name of the oldest continuously working film studio facility in the world?CorrectIncorrect
Ealing Studios has a claim to being the oldest continuously working film studio facility in the world.
- Question 22 of 24
What are the British scientists Sir Ian Wilmot and Keith Campbell famous for?CorrectIncorrect
Sir Ian Wilmot and Keith Campbell led a team which was the first to succeed in cloning a mammal, Dolly the sheep.
- Question 23 of 24
By which name is London’s west end known for?CorrectIncorrect
London’s west end is also known as ‘Theatreland’.
- Question 24 of 24
Which of the following was one of the commanders in the defeat of the Spanish Armada and one of the founders of England’s naval tradition?CorrectIncorrect
Sir Francis Drake was one of the commanders in the defeat of the Spanish Armada and one of the founders of England’s naval tradition.