Practice Test 3 (24 questions):


1. What is the name of the famous horse-race held near Liverpool?

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2. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The Prime Minister appoints the cabinet.

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3. Which of these is a Christmas tradition in the UK?

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4. Who of the following was a co-discoverer of insulin?

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5. Where did Florence Nightingale establish the Nightingale School for Nurses in 1860?

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6. What nationality is Sir Robert Watson-Watt, who developed radar in the1930s?

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7. Which famous architect designed the Queen's House at Greenwich?

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8. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? The Council of Europe has the power to make laws which are binding in member states.

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9. Which king, who succeeded Henry VIII, died when he was 15 years old?

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10. Why was Parliament still some way from being a modern democracy after the Glorious Revolution?

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11. The first day of one notorious battle in 1916 resulted in 60,000 British casualties. What was this battle?

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12. Who is the patron saint of Scotland?

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