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Question 1 of 24
What characterised the Bronze Age?Correct
During the Bronze Age people lived in roundhouses and buried their dead in tombs called round barrows.
Question 2 of 24
What name is given to the elected members of the Scottish Parliament?Correct
Elected members of the Scottish Parliament are known as Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs).
Question 3 of 24
What game do usually people play at Halloween?Correct
During Halloween young people will often dress up in frightening costumes to play ‘trick or treat’.
Question 4 of 24
The public can listen to debates in the Palace of Westminster from public galleries located in:Correct
The public can listen to debates in the Palace of Westminster from public galleries in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Question 5 of 24
What is the most well-known gallery in Wales?Correct
In the UK, some of the most well-known galleries are The National Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London, the National Museum in Cardiff, and the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Question 6 of 24
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded annually for the best fiction novel written by an author from:Correct
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded annually for the best fiction novel written by an author from the Commonwealth, Ireland or Zimbabwe. It has been awarded since 1968.
Question 7 of 24
Which of the following statements regarding Gaelic language is TRUE?Correct
In Scotland, Gaelic is spoken in some parts of the Highlands and Islands, and in Northern Ireland some people speak Irish Gaelic.
Question 8 of 24
Participation in community life is a fundamental principle of British life.Correct
The fundamental principles of British life include: participation in community life.
Question 9 of 24
How many British citizens left the country between 1853 and 1913?Correct
Between 1853 and 1913, as many as 13 million British citizens left the country.
Question 10 of 24
Where was the main Olympic site for the 2012 Games?Correct
The main Olympic site for the 2012 Games was in Stratford, East London.
Question 11 of 24
Who forms the shadow cabinet?Correct
The leader of the opposition also appoints senior opposition MPs to be ‘shadow ministers’. They form the shadow cabinet and their role is to challenge the government and put forward alternative policies.
Question 12 of 24
Who directed the movie ‘Brief Encounter’ in 1945?Correct
Brief Encounter (1945) was directed by David Lean.
Question 13 of 24
Who was the leader of the English Republic?Correct
Oliver Cromwell was the leader of the English republic.
Question 14 of 24
According to the 2011 Census, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Hindu?Correct
In the 2011 Census, 59% of people identified themselves as Christian. Much smaller proportions identified themselves as Muslim (4.8%), Hindu (1.5%), Sikh (0.8%), Jewish or Buddhist (both less than 0.5%).
Question 15 of 24
People in the UK have to pay tax on any earnings from (choose THREE options)?Correct
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 16 of 24
How many devolved administrations are there in the UK?Correct
There are three devolved administrations in the UK, these include: the Welsh Assembly, the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Question 17 of 24
Who is responsible for interpreting the law and ensuring that trials are conducted fairly?Correct
Judges (who are together called ‘the judiciary’) are responsible for interpreting the law and ensuring that trials are conducted fairly.
Question 18 of 24
How often do people who are 70 years old or over need to renew their driving licence?Correct
Drivers can use their driving licence until they are 70 years old. After that, the licence is valid for three years at a time.
Question 19 of 24
Where was Margaret Thatcher born?Correct
Margaret Thatcher was the daughter of a grocer from Grantham in Lincolnshire.
Question 20 of 24
Where are the Welsh government and National Assembly for Wales based?Correct
The Welsh government and National Assembly for Wales are based in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.
Question 21 of 24
Jenson Button is a famous:Correct
Jenson Button is a famous Formula 1 driver.
Question 22 of 24
Who introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan by which Wales annexed to the Crown of England in 1284?Correct
In 1284 King Edward I of England introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan, which annexed Wales to the Crown of England.
Question 23 of 24
Which of the following is not a member of the European Union?Correct
Norway is not a member of the European Union.
Question 24 of 24
In the UK, alcohol cannot be sold to anyone under the age of:Correct
It is a criminal offence to sell alcohol to anyone who is under 18 or to buy alcohol for people who are under the age of 18. (There is one exception: people aged 16 or over can drink alcohol with a meal in a hotel or restaurant.
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