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Question 1 of 311. Question2 Points
Match the flag to the British nation.
- Northern Ireland
Question 2 of 312. Question1 Point
A Chancellor of the Exchequer isCorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 313. Question1 Point
Queen Elisabeth II ascended the throne inCorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 314. Question1 Point
The official head of the Church of England is
Question 5 of 315. Question1 Point
I Northern Ireland is the smallest of the four nations comprising the UK.
II The unionists of Northern Ireland are predominantly Roman Catholic.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 316. Question1 Point
Judging by the name, Paddy O’Dowd is most probably fromCorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 317. Question1 Point
London’s nickname isCorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 318. Question1 Point
The title of the eldest son of the English monarch isCorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 319. Question1 Point
The address of the British Prime Minister’s official residence isCorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 3110. Question1 Point
“The MP claims that there is now no obstacle to him standing at the next general election.”
The British abbreviation MP stands forCorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 3111. Question1 Point
The British flag is often known asCorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 3112. Question1 Point
The British call their government leader aCorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 3113. Question1 Point
What is the garment, i.e. skirt, called which Scottish men often wear on formal occasions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 3114. Question1 Point
What does the Speaker do in British Parliament? (S)HeCorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 3115. Question1 Point
Match the stereotype of national character to the nation.
- the Irish
- the Welsh
- the Scots
- the English
great singing ability
careful with money
stiff upper lip
Question 16 of 3116. Question1 Point
I Unlike most Western states, the United Kingdom lacks a single document in which the state’s Constitution has been affirmed in writing.
II Unlike most western heads of government, a British Prime Minister is also a Member of Parliament.CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 3117. Question1 Point
Which answer is INCORRECT? The Glorious RevolutionCorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 3118. Question1 Point
Match the identifying symbols to the four UK nations.
Question 19 of 3119. Question1 Point
Which of the following nations is not a part of Great Britain?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 3120. Question1 Point
What does the term “The Troubles” refer to?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 3121. Question1 Point
I “Loch” is a Celtic word for lake, still in use in Scotland today.
II Scots English cannot usually be understood in other parts of the UK.CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 3122. Question1 Point
I Some 20% of the people in Wales are native speakers of Welsh.
II Like Scotland, Wales has its own distinctive legal system.CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 3123. Question1 Point
The climate of the British Isles can be characterized asCorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 3124. Question1 Point
The City of London is home to the UK’sCorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 3125. Question1 Point
Scotland became an integral part of Great Britain in the yearCorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 3126. Question1 Point
I Scotland does not have the right to print its own banknotes
II Scotland has traditionally been divided into the Highlands and the Lowlands.CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 3127. Question1 Point
Which of the following is the odd one out?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 3128. Question5 Points
Match the following British laws / principles which form the foundation of the British constitution, to their descriptions.
- Magna Carta
- The Petition of Right
- The Habeas Corpus Act
- Bill of Rights
- Act of Settlement
Medieval document limiting the King’s absolute power.
A statement of civil liberties sent by the English Parliament to Charles I.
An Act of Parliament protecting citizens against unlawful imprisonment.
An historic statute that emerged from the “Glorious Revolution” establishing the rights and power of Parliament and deposition of James II.
An Act of Parliament of England to ensure the Protestant succession to the English throne.
Question 29 of 3129. Question2 Points
The United Kingdom consists of four nations.
Fill in the correct names:
Nation A =
Nation B =
Nation C =
Nation D =
Question 30 of 3130. Question1 Point
Who is the present Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 3131. Question1 Point
British parliament convenes in (the)CorrectIncorrect