Practice Test 19 (24 questions):


1. Where in Ireland did the English government encourage Scottish and English Protestants to settle during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I?

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2. For much of the Stone Age, Britain was connected to the continent by what?

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3. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Sir Steve Redgrave was the first man in the world to run a mile in under four minutes.

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4. Which country of the UK is not represented on the Union Flag?

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5. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Mary Peters was an author who was later made a Dame in recognition of her work promoting literacy.

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6. Who wrote the novel Lucky Jim?

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7. The National Assembly makes laws for Wales in which of the following areas?

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8. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Employees need to pay National Insurance Contributions themselves.

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9. Which of the following is the fastest person to have sailed around the world, single-handed?

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10. How did the British Empire evolve during the first half of the 20th century?

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11. Which British novelist created the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?

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12. Which famous leader said the following: 'We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.'

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