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1. Question1 points
As part of the citizenship ceremony, new citizens pledge their loyalty to the United Kingdom and to respect its rights and freedoms.CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
2. Question1 points
Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the Commonwealth?CorrectIncorrect
Greece is not a member of the Commonwealth.
3. Question1 points
The National Assembly has 30 Assembly members.CorrectIncorrect
The National Assembly has 60 Assembly members.
4. Question1 points
Who was the first person to print books using a printing press in England?CorrectIncorrect
William Caxton was the first person in England to print books using a printing press.
5. Question1 points
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.
6. Question1 points
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.
7. Question1 points
Which is the most famous rugby union competition?CorrectIncorrect
The most famous rugby union competition is the Six Nations Championship between England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.
8. Question1 points
After Oliver Cromwell defeated the Scottish army in the Battles of Dunbar and Worcester, Charles II escaped from Worcester, famously hiding in an oak tree on one occasion, and eventually fled to Europe:CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
9. Question1 points
Which of the following is an ancient festival and has roots in the pagan festival to mark the beginning of winter?CorrectIncorrect
Halloween, 31 October, is and ancient festival and has roots in the pagan festival to mark the beginning of winter.
10. Question1 points
Which TWO British kings believed in the ‘Divine Right of Kings’?CorrectIncorrect
James I and his son Charles I both believed in the ‘Divine Right of Kings’: the idea that the king was directly appointed by God to rule. They thought that the king should be able to act without having to seek approval from Parliament.
11. Question1 points
Who led the Labour Government from 2007 to 2010?CorrectIncorrect
New Labour was a period in the history of the British Labour Party from the mid to late 1990s until 2010 under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. The name dates from a conference slogan first used by the party in 1994, later seen in a draft manifesto which was published in 1996 and titled New Labour, New Life for Britain. It was presented as the brand of a newly reformed party that had altered Clause IV and endorsed market economics. The branding was extensively used while the party was in government between 1997 and 2010.
12. Question1 points
By 1200, the English ruled an area of Scotland known as the Pale, around Edinburgh:CorrectIncorrect
By 1200, the English ruled an area of Ireland known as the Pale, around Dublin.
13. Question1 points
Which of the following British poets was inspired by nature?CorrectIncorrect
William Wordsworth was inspired by nature.
14. Question1 points
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.
15. Question1 points
After the Second World War, the UK was exhausted economically.CorrectIncorrect
Although the UK had won the war, the country was exhausted economically after WWII.
16. Question1 points
What percentage of the total British population is located in Northern Ireland?CorrectIncorrect
Northern Ireland shares an open border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. In 2021, its population was 1,903,100, making up about 27% of Ireland’s population and about 3% of the UK’s population.
17. Question1 points
Bonfire Night remembers the day when a group of Catholics led by Guy Fawkes killed the Protestant king with a bomb in the Houses of Parliament:CorrectIncorrect
Bonfire Night remembers the day when a group of Catholics led by Guy Fawkes failed in their plan to kill the Protestant king with a bomb in the Houses of Parliament.
18. Question1 points
Who was Florence Nightingale?CorrectIncorrect
Florence Nightingale was a nurse who worked in military hospitals, treating soldiers who were fighting in the Crimean War.
19. Question1 points
Where is the Scottish Grand National horse racing event celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
The Scottish Grand National horse racing event is celebrated at Ayr.
20. Question1 points
Arranged marriages are not acceptable in the UK:CorrectIncorrect
Arranged marriages, where both parties agree to the marriage, are acceptable in the UK.
21. Question1 points
Who was the Prime Minister of the UK from 1945 to 1951?CorrectIncorrect
Clement Attlee was Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951 and led the Labour Party for 20 years.
22. Question1 points
Who represents the UK to the rest of the world?CorrectIncorrect
The King represents the UK to the rest of the world.
23. Question1 points
Great Britain refers only to England, Scotland and Wales, not to Northern Ireland.CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
24. Question1 points
Queen Elizabeth I was a Catholic:CorrectIncorrect
Queen Elizabeth I was a Protestant.