UK Citizenship Test
What is the Home Secretary responsible for?
The Home Secretary is responsible for crime, policing and immigration.
St Helena is a British overseas territory and it is part of the United Kingdom.
British overseas territories, such as St Helena and the Falkland Islands are linked to the UK but are not part of it.
Several Church of England bishops sit in the House of Lords.
This statement is true.
When walking your dog in a public place, you must ensure:
All dogs in public places must wear a collar showing the name and address of the owner.
Women over the age of 30 were given the right to vote as a result of their contribution towards the war effort. Which war was that?
In 1918, women over the age of 30 were given voting rights and the right to stand for Parliament, partly in recognition of the contribution women made to the war effort during the First World War.
When did Ireland become a republic?
Ireland became a republic in 1949.
Where did the first farmers come from?
The first farmers arrived in Britain 6,000 years ago. The ancestors of these first farmers probably came from south-east Europe.
The National Anthem ‘God save the queen’ can only be played in the presence of the Queen.
The National Anthem is played at important national occasions and at events attended by the Queen or the Royal Family.
What is the title of the Queen’s eldest son, Prince Charles?
Prince Charles is also known as the Prince of Wales.
Under which king did the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England unite to defeat the Vikings?
The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England united under King Alfred the Great, who defeated the Vikings.
When was the Carta Magna created?
The Carta Magna was created in 1215.
Northern Ireland has its own banknotes, which are valid everywhere in the UK.
This statement is true.
Which of the following plays was written by William Shakespeare?
William Shakespeare’s most famous plays include A Midsummer Night’s dream.
How many members does a jury have in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland a jury has 12 members.
Which two of the following religious communities celebrate Diwali?
Diwali is celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs.
What is Good Friday?
Good Friday marks the death of Jesus Christ during the Easter.
St Patrick’s day is a public holiday in Northern Ireland.
Only Scotland and Northern Ireland have their patron saint’s day as an official holiday (although in Scotland not all businesses and offices will close).
Which was the last successful foreign invasion of Britain that took place in 1066?
The Norman Conquest was the last successful foreign invasion of England in 1066.
Where are the Crown Jewels kept?
The Crown Jewels are kept at the Tower of London.
Which sport can be traced back to the 15th century in Scotland?
The modern game of golf can be traced back to 15th century Scotland.
Who was the first person in England to print books using a printing press?
William Caxton was the first person in England to print books using a printing press.
Which court deals with minor criminal cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland?
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.
What did the Scottish John Logie Baird develop?
The television was developed by Scotsman John Logie Baird in the 1920s.
Who became Prime Minister and was an inspirational leader to the British people during WWII?
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