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- Question 1 of 24
How can you visit the Welsh Assembly?Correct
You can book guided tours or seats in the public galleries for the Welsh Assembly contacting the Assembly Booking Service on 0845 010 5500 or email [email protected].Incorrect
- Question 2 of 24
In which of the following matters the Scottish Parliament CANNOT legislate?CorrectIncorrect
The matters on which the Scottish Parliament can legislate include: civil and criminal law, health, education, planning and additional tax-raising powers.
- Question 3 of 24
Does Britain have a constitutional monarchy?CorrectIncorrect
The UK has a constitutional monarchy.
- Question 4 of 24
The devolved administrations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland each have their own civil service:CorrectIncorrect
The devolved administrations each have their own civil service.
- Question 5 of 24
Carrying a weapon is a criminal offence, unless it is for self-defence:CorrectIncorrect
It is a criminal offence to carry a weapon of any kind, even if it is for self-defence. This includes a gun, a knife or anything that is made or adapted to cause injury.
- Question 6 of 24
Prohibition of thought, conscience and religion is one of the principles included in the European Convention of Human Rights:CorrectIncorrect
Freedom of thought, conscience and religion is one of the principles included in the European Convention of Human Rights
- Question 7 of 24
Will a non-UK national living in the UK and looking for work, starting work or setting up as self-employed need a National Insurance number?CorrectIncorrect
A non-UK national living in the UK and looking for work, starting work or setting up as self-employed will need a National Insurance number. However, you can start work without one.
- Question 8 of 24
Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of the MPs?CorrectIncorrect
MPs have a number of different responsibilities. They represent everyone in their constituency, help to create new laws, scrutinize and comment on what the government is doing and debate important national issues.
- Question 9 of 24
What was celebrated at the Diamond Jubilee in 2012?CorrectIncorrect
The Queen has reigned since her father’s death in 1952, and in 2012 she celebrated her Diamond Jubilee (60 years as queen).
- Question 10 of 24
The right to a fair trial is not included amongst the principles of the European Convention of Human Rights:CorrectIncorrect
The right to a fair trial is one of the principles of the European Convention of Human Rights.
- Question 11 of 24
Which of the following is NOT classified as a criminal offence in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Cases of unfair dismissal or discrimination in the workplace are considered civil offences.
- Question 12 of 24
The right to life and the right to liberty and security are some of the principles included in the European Convention of Human Rights:CorrectIncorrect
This is true.
- Question 13 of 24
When are local elections for councillors held in most local authorities?CorrectIncorrect
For most local authorities, local elections for councillors are held in May every year.
- Question 14 of 24
Which of the following is NOT protected by the laws of discrimination?CorrectIncorrect
UK laws ensure that people are not treated unfairly in any area of life or work because of their age, disability, sex, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sexuality or marital status.
- Question 15 of 24
Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the Commonwealth?CorrectIncorrect
Greece is not a member of the Commonwealth.
- Question 16 of 24
In England, Wales and Scotland, most minor criminal cases are dealt with in a Magistrates’ Court:CorrectIncorrect
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, most minor criminal cases are dealt with in a Magistrates’ Court. In Scotland, minor criminal offences go to a Justice of the Peace Court.
- Question 17 of 24
When did the UK sign the European Convention of Human Rights?CorrectIncorrect
The UK was one of the first countries to sign the Convention in 1950.
- Question 18 of 24
Which of the following is NOT a devolved administration?CorrectIncorrect
There are three devolved administrations in the UK, this include: the Welsh Assembly, the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly.
- Question 19 of 24
What was the name of the European Union when it was first established?CorrectIncorrect
The European Union (EU), originally called the European Economic Community (EEC), was set up by six western European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) who signed the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 1957.
- Question 20 of 24
Which Act incorporated the European Convention of Human Rights into UK law?CorrectIncorrect
The Human Rights Act 1998 incorporated the European Convention of Human Rights into UK law.
- Question 21 of 24
Arranged marriages are not acceptable in the UK:CorrectIncorrect
Arranged marriages, where both parties agree to the marriage, are acceptable in the UK.
- Question 22 of 24
Who represents the UK to the rest of the world?CorrectIncorrect
The Queen represents the UK to the rest of the world.
- Question 23 of 24
Who is responsible for managing relationships with foreign countries?CorrectIncorrect
The Foreign Secretary is responsible for managing relationships with foreign countries.
- Question 24 of 24
If a husband forces his wife to have sex, he can be charged with rape:CorrectIncorrect
Any man who forces a woman to have sex, including a woman’s husband, can be charged with rape.
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