Practice Test 1 (24 questions):


1. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? A jump jet capable of taking off and landing vertically was developed in the UK, and was called the Falcon.

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2. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? After the Second World War, the British government encouraged workers from Ireland and other parts of Europe to come to the UK and help to rebuild Britain.

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3. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Sir Mo Farah was the first person to sail around the world single-handed.

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4. Which crop failed in Ireland in the mid-19th century, leading to a devastating famine?

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5. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? A Protestant Church of Scotland was established during the 16th century, and it became the state Church.

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6. Why did a large number of Russian and Polish Jews come to Britain between 1870 and 1914?

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7. British, Irish and eligible Commonwealth citizens can stand as candidates for which positions?

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8. Which of the following is a famous UK landmark?

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9. In which city is the Scottish Parliament based?

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10. How are local authorities funded?

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11. The flag of which nation of the UK has a dragon on it?

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12. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Anyone over the age of 14 can legally buy tobacco products in the UK.

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