Life In The UK Test Practice 8

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Is Below Statment is True OR False ? People over 70 can apply for a free TV licence and blind people can get a 75% discount

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People over 75 can apply for a free TV licence and blind people can get a 50% discount.

Do You Know UK has hosted the Olympic Games three times. When did the UK host the games in the 20th century?

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The UK has hosted the Olympic Games on three occasions: 1908, 1948 and 2012.

Do You Know How long did the Hundred Years War last for?

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English kings also fought a long war with France, called the Hundred Years War (even though it actually lasted 116 years).

Do You Know Which of these athletes is a Paralympian who won gold medals for swimming?

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She was the youngest member of the British team at the 2008 Games.

Do You Know Who was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2000?

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She continues to promote sport and tourism in Northern Ireland and was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2000 in recognition of her work.

Is Below Statment is True OR False ? The chairperson of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is the Moderator, who is appointed for the whole lifetime to speak on behalf of that Church

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In Scotland, the national Church is the Church of Scotland, which is a Presbyterian Church.

Is Below Statment is True OR False ? Britain became fully democratic in the 19th century

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The present voting age of 18 was set in 1969 and (with a few exceptions) all UK-born and naturalised adult citizens have the right to vote.

Do You Know Who appoints life peers to the House of Lords?

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Do You Know Which Monarch entered the House of Commons to arrest 5 parliamentary leaders?

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Charles I entered the House of Commons and tried to arrest five parliamentary leaders.

Do You Know Who was the first Danish king in England?

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Anglo-Saxon kings continued to rule what is now England, except for a short period when there were Danish kings.

Do You Know All acts of Parliaments made in who’s name?

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Is Below Statment is True OR False ?Queen Mary was a Protestant and persecuted Catholics (for this reason, she became known as ‘Bloody Mary’)

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Is Below Statment is True OR False ? The Anglo-Saxons established Christianity when they invaded Britain

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The Anglo-Saxons were not Christians when they first came to Britain but, during this period.

Do You Know Satirical magazines began to be published in the 19th century. When was ‘Punch’ first published?

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Is Below Statment is True OR False ? Mothering Sunday is the third Sunday in June

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Mothering Sunday (or Mother’s Day) is the Sunday three weeks before Easter. Children send cards or buy gifts for their mothers.

Do You Know Who wrote the Canterbury Tales?

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In the years leading up to 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a series of poems in English.

Do You Know Where can you find Crown Jewels?

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e Tower of London was first built by William the Conqueror after he became king in 1066.

Do You Know How is the Queen’s husband, Prince Philip, often called?

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The Queen has reigned since her father’s death in 1952, and in 2012 she celebrated her Diamond Jubilee (60 years as queen).

Do You Know When did motor-car racing start in the UK?

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Motor-car racing in the UK started in 1902.

Do You Know What is the percentage of Sikh living in the UK?

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Sikh (1%), Jewish or Buddhist (both less than 0.5%), and 2% of people followed another religion.

Do You Know The Patron Saints’ days are NOT public holidays in which TWO countries?

Please select 2 correct answers

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While the Patron Saints’ days are no longer public holidays in England and Wales.

Do You Know When was the Emancipation Act signed? It abolished slavery throughout the British Empire?

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Do You Know When did the BBC begin the world’s first regular TV service?

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The BBC started radio broadcasts in 1922 and began the world’s first regular television service in 1936.

Do You Know During the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I, the English government encouraged Scottish and English Protestants to settle in which Irish province?

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