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- Question 1 of 24
Where is the centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service, known as Cenotaph located?CorrectIncorrect
The Cenotaph in Whitehall is the site of the annual Remembrance Day service attended by the Queen, politicians and foreign ambassadors.
- Question 2 of 24
The UK offers to its residents or citizens: freedom of belief and religion, freedom of speech, freedom from unfair discrimination, a right to a fair trial, a right to join in the election of a government.
This statement is TRUE.
- Question 3 of 24
Members of the armed forces are allowed to stand for public office in the UK:CorrectIncorrect
Most citizens of the UK, the Irish republic or the Commonwealth aged 18 or over can stand for public office. There are some exceptions, including: members of the armed forces, civil servants, people found guilty of certain criminal offences.
- Question 4 of 24
Which of the following cities is known as the home of golf?CorrectIncorrect
St. Andrews in Scotland is known as the home of golf.
- Question 5 of 24
People over _____ can apply for a free TV licence.CorrectIncorrect
People over 75 can apply for a free TV licence and blind people can get a 50% discount.
- Question 6 of 24
Dame Kelly Holmes won two gold medals for running in the ______ Olympic Games.CorrectIncorrect
Dame Kelly Holmes won two gold medals for running in the 2004 Olympic Games. She has held a number of British and European records.
- Question 7 of 24
When did the First World War come to an end?CorrectIncorrect
The First World War ended at 11.00 am on 11th November 1918 with victory for Britain and its allies.
- Question 8 of 24
Which TWO of the following are the roles of the NATO?CorrectIncorrect
NATO is a group of European and North American countries that have agreed to help each other if they come under attack. It also aims to maintain peace between all of its members.
- Question 9 of 24
Who is responsible for keeping the order during political debates and for making sure the rules are followed?CorrectIncorrect
The Speaker keeps order during political debates to make sure the rules are followed.
- Question 10 of 24
Who directed the film Chariots of Fire?CorrectIncorrect
Chariots of Fire (1981) was directed by Hugh Hudson.
- Question 11 of 24
Where is the National Museum of Wales located?CorrectIncorrect
The National Museum of Wales in located in Cardiff.
- Question 12 of 24
How many members form the Council of Europe?CorrectIncorrect
The Council of Europe is separated from the EU. It has 47 member countries, including the UK, and is responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights in those countries.
- Question 13 of 24
In the UK citizens do not have to pay tax for:CorrectIncorrect
People in the UK have to pay tax on their income, which includes: wages from paid employment, profits from self-employment, taxable benefits, pensions and income from property, savings and dividends.
- Question 14 of 24
When were the Houses of the Parliament established?CorrectIncorrect
In the Middle Ages, the numbers attending Parliament increased and two separate parts, known as Houses were established. These were the House of the Commons and the House of the Lords.
- Question 15 of 24
Which of the following tribes invaded Britain?CorrectIncorrect
The Roman army left Britain in AD 410 to defend other parts of the Roman Empire and never returned. Britain was again invaded by tribes from northern Europe: the Jutes, the Angles and the Saxons.
- Question 16 of 24
What should you do if your vehicle is over three years old?CorrectIncorrect
If you vehicle is over three years old, you must take it to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) test every year.
- Question 17 of 24
Which of the following territories is not part of the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The UK comprises England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. There are several islands which are closely linked with the UK but are not part of it: the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
- Question 18 of 24
Which Saxon king of England was killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066?CorrectIncorrect
In 1066, an invasion led by William, the Duke of Normandy (in what is now northern France), defeated Harold, the Saxon king of England, at the Battle of Hastings. Harold was killed in the battle.
- Question 19 of 24
What achievement can be attributed to the British sailor Sir Francis Chichester?CorrectIncorrect
A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was the first person to sail singlehanded around the world, in 1966/67.
- Question 20 of 24
Since Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the clock at the House of Parliament is also known as:
The clock at the House of Parliament is named ‘Elizabeth Tower’ in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.
- Question 21 of 24
The Welsh National Assembly is formed of:
The National Assembly has 60 Assembly Members (AMs) and elections are held every four years using a form of proportional representation.
- Question 22 of 24
What is the capital city of the United Kingdom?CorrectIncorrect
The capital city of the United Kingdom is London.
- Question 23 of 24
Which of the following is a land formation of columns made from volcanic lava?CorrectIncorrect
The Giant’s Causeway is a land formation of columns made from volcanic lava.
- Question 24 of 24
Which charity works with old people?CorrectIncorrect
Age UK is a charity that works with old people.
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