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- Question 1 of 24
What day does Lent start?CorrectIncorrect
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
- Question 2 of 24
How old do you need to be to be able to apply for a free TV licence?CorrectIncorrect
People over 75 can apply for a free TV licence and blind people can get a 50% discount.
- Question 3 of 24
What time do usually pubs open on Sundays in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Pubs are usually open during the day from 11.00 am (12 noon on Sundays).
- Question 4 of 24
Which British sportswoman won two gold medals for running in the 2004 Olympic Games?CorrectIncorrect
Dame Kelly Holmes won two gold medals for running in the 2004 Olympic Games. She has held a number of British and European records.
- Question 5 of 24
What percentage of the total British population is located in England alone?CorrectIncorrect
The population is very unequally distributed over the four parts of the UK. England more or less consistently makes up 84% of the total population, Wales around 5%, Scotland just over 8%, and Northern Ireland less than 3%.
- Question 6 of 24
What was the population of the UK in 2010?CorrectIncorrect
The population of the UK in 2010 was just over 62 million people.
- Question 7 of 24
Which flower is associated with England?CorrectIncorrect
The rose is the flower associated with England.
- Question 8 of 24
In which period did British Film studios flourish?CorrectIncorrect
British film studios flourished in the 1930s.
- Question 9 of 24
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Sikh?CorrectIncorrect
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, 1% of the population identified themselves as Sikh.
- Question 10 of 24
Which flower is associated with Wales?CorrectIncorrect
The daffodil is the flower associated with Wales.
- Question 11 of 24
Which of the following is NOT a city of the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Dublin is not a city of the UK.
- Question 12 of 24
When is Bonfire Night celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Bonfire Night is celebrated on the 5th of November.
- Question 13 of 24
Which of the following statements regarding television in Northern Ireland is TRUE?CorrectIncorrect
There are programmes specific to Northern Ireland and some programmes broadcast in Irish Gaelic.
- Question 14 of 24
In the second half of the 19th century there was an important group of artists who painted detailed pictures on religious or literary themes in bright colours. These were known as:CorrectIncorrect
The Pre-Raphaelites were an important group of artists in the second half of the 19th century. They painted detailed pictures on religious or literary themes in bright colours. The group included Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Sir John Millais.
- Question 15 of 24
The Muslim festival known as Eid ul Adha reminds Muslims of their own commitment to God:CorrectIncorrect
Eid ul Adha reminds Muslims of their own commitment to God.
- Question 16 of 24
What was the population of the UK in 1901?CorrectIncorrect
The population of the UK in 1901 was 40 million people.
- Question 17 of 24
When is Boxing Day celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Boxing Day is the day after Christmas Day and is celebrated on the 26th December.
- Question 18 of 24
Which charity works for the preservation of buildings in England?CorrectIncorrect
In the UK, many parts of the countryside and places of interest are kept open by the National Trust in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the National Trust for Scotland. Both are charities that work to preserve important buildings, coastline and countryside in the UK.
- Question 19 of 24
Which of the following is a traditional Welsh food?CorrectIncorrect
Welsh cakes are a traditional Welsh snack made from flour, dried fruits and spices, and served either hot or cold.
- Question 20 of 24
When is the Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah normally celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Hannukah is in November or December and is celebrated for eight days.
- Question 21 of 24
What musical award is given during the Mercury Music Prize?CorrectIncorrect
The Mercury Music Prize is awarded each September for the best album from the UK and Ireland.
- Question 22 of 24
Which TWO of the following water sports are popular in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Sailing continues to be popular in the UK, reflecting our maritime heritage. Rowing is also popular, both as a leisure activity and as a competitive sport.
- Question 23 of 24
In the UK, what should dogs wear in public places?CorrectIncorrect
All dogs in public places must wear a collar showing the name and address of the owner.
- Question 24 of 24
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Muslim?CorrectIncorrect
In the 2009 Citizenship Survey, 70% of people identified themselves as Christian. Much smaller proportions identified themselves as Muslim (4%), Hindu (2%), Sikh (1%), Jewish or Buddhist (both less than 0.5%), and 2% of people followed another religion.
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