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- Question 1 of 24
The UK is a ‘constitutional monarchy’:CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
- Question 2 of 24
Where can people facing domestic violence get help from (choose TWO options)?CorrectIncorrect
A solicitor or the Citizens Advice Bureau can explain the available options to anyone facing domestic violence.
- Question 3 of 24
People might be taken to court if they owe money to someone:CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
- Question 4 of 24
How many members does a jury have in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?CorrectIncorrect
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland a jury has 12 members, and in Scotland a jury has 15 members.
- Question 5 of 24
What TWO tests do you need to pass to get a driving licence in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
To get a UK driving licence you must pass a driving test, which tests both your knowledge and your practical skills.
- Question 6 of 24
What is the role of the Speaker?CorrectIncorrect
The Speaker keeps order during political debates to make sure the rules are followed.
- Question 7 of 24
Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding Youth Courts?CorrectIncorrect
They are used for trials of young people aged 10 to 17.
- Question 8 of 24
Who is responsible for the creation of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms?CorrectIncorrect
The Council of Europe has no power to make laws but draws up conventions and charters, the most well-known of which is the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
- Question 9 of 24
Members of the House of Lords may stand for election to the House of Commons and are eligible for all public offices:CorrectIncorrect
Members of the House of Lords may not stand for election to the House of Commons but are eligible for all other public offices.
- Question 10 of 24
What does the following term ‘PDSA’ stand for?CorrectIncorrect
‘PDSA’ stands for People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals.
- Question 11 of 24
The Commonwealth is based on the core values of democracy, good government and the rule of law:CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
- Question 12 of 24
How long does it take to donate blood?CorrectIncorrect
Giving blood only takes about an hour to do.
- Question 13 of 24
Where do local authorities get funding from (choose TWO answers)?CorrectIncorrect
Local authorities are funded by money from central government and by local taxes.
- Question 14 of 24
What does the term MEPs stand for?CorrectIncorrect
MEPs stands for Members of the European Parliament.
- Question 15 of 24
In which of the following matters can the Scottish Parliament legislate (choose FIVE options)?CorrectIncorrect
The Scottish Parliament can legislate on: civil and criminal law, health, education, planning and additional tax-raising powers.
- Question 16 of 24
Drinking in public can be a criminal offence and you can be fined or arrested for it:CorrectIncorrect
This stamens is true.
- Question 17 of 24
Whose details are NOT listed in the Phone Book nor in the Yellow Pages?CorrectIncorrect
MPs, Assembly members, members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) and MEPs are also listed in The Phone Book, published by BT, and in Yellow Pages. The Queen is not.
- Question 18 of 24
What is the name of the official reports where the Parliament’s proceedings are published?CorrectIncorrect
Proceedings in Parliament are broadcast on television and published in official reports called Hansard.
- Question 19 of 24
How many members does the National Assembly for Wales have?CorrectIncorrect
The National Assembly has 60 Assembly members (AMs) and elections are held every four years using a form of proportional representation.
- Question 20 of 24
Who deals with cases involving personal injury, family matters, breaches of contract and divorce in Scotland?CorrectIncorrect
Civil disputes such as people trying to get back money that is owed to them, cases involving personal injury, family matters, breaches of contract, and divorce are dealt with in the Sheriff Court in Scotland.
- Question 21 of 24
What name is given to the members of the House of Lords?CorrectIncorrect
Members of the House of Lords are known as peers.
- Question 22 of 24
Magistrates and Justices of the Peace (JPs) are members of:CorrectIncorrect
Magistrates and Justices of the Peace (JPs) are members of the local community.
- Question 23 of 24
How can you visit the Northern Ireland Assembly (choose TWO options)?CorrectIncorrect
There are two ways to arrange a visit to the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont. You can either contact the Education Service (details are on the Northern Ireland Assembly website at http://www.niassembly.gov.uk) or contact an MLA.
- Question 24 of 24
For what sort of claims is the small claims procedure in Northern Ireland used?CorrectIncorrect
The small claims procedure is used for claims of less than £10,000 in England and Wales and £3,000 in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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