Practice Test 4 (24 questions):


1. What is the name of the National Anthem of the UK?

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

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3. On which day is it traditional to eat pancakes?

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4. In the 19th century the UK became a world centre for which of the following sectors or industries?

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

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

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7. MPs have a duty to serve and represent which of the following groups?

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8. Which TWO of the following countries are members of the Commonwealth?

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9. The Victorian period famously saw reformers leading moves to improve conditions for which section of society?

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10. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? In the Middle Ages, England's system of 'common law' was established by referring to previous decisions and tradition.

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11. Which of the following plays, opening in 1952 in London, has achieved the longest initial run of any show in history?

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

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