United Kingdom Test
United Kingdom Test

United Kingdom Test

Sometimes it is useful to test the knowledge of our students using a test, a quiz or some questions. I usually use Kahoot or Quizlet, but when I have to prepare the test by myself using Google or Microsoft forms I need some sentences with multiple choice answers to create the different questions. So this is one of them, it is quite easy, and it is already made, you have just to use the form.

The right answers are indicated with an (x)

Question 1

Great Britain is an island made up of ……………………………………..

England, Scotland and Wales (x)
Britain, Scotland and Wales
England and Ireland

Question 2

What are the different countries of the United Kingdom ………………………….

England, Scotland and Wales
Britain, Scotland, Wales and Ireland
Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland  (x)

Question 3

The leek and daffodil are both plants used to symbolize …………………………………….

Scotland
Wales (x)
England

Question 4

In 2006, ……………………………….. had a population of 60.6 million

the UK (x)
England
Scotland

Question 5

The Norman invasion of England in ……………………….. brought Britain into the mainstream of western European culture. Then In 1972 the UK joined

1066 (x)
1171
1215

Question 6

Almost ……………………………………….. of the British live in towns or cities.

60%
70%
80% (x)

Question 7

Traditionally, the ………………………………………. of England was associated with poverty and industry.

centre
north (x)
south

Question 8

The ancestors of most Northern Irish …………………………………………. came from lowland Scotland or England.

Catholics
Protestants (x)
Anglicans

Question 9

Protests against the metric system reveal a characteristically British suspicion of ……………………………………….. regulations in general.

conformist (x)
European
modern

Question 10

The size and popularity of the National Trust suggest how important ………………………………… is to many British people.

history
trust
the countryside (x)

The 10 Best Places To Live In The United Kingdom

Question 11

The Queen, Britain’s official head of state, has …………………………………………. power.

absolute
little real (x)
no power

Question 12

The two main political parties are the Conservatives and ……………………………………….

Labour (x)
Liberals
Social Democrats

Question 13
Parliament consists of an elected House of Commons and an unelected House of …………………………………….

Donors
Senators
Lords (x)

Question 14

The 20 or so most senior politicians are called the ……………………………………..

cabinet (x)
committee
supreme council

Question 15

Since 1970, the party that has formed the government has won around ……………………………… of the vote in general elections.

45-55%
35-45% (x)
25-35%

Question 16

‘Bobbies’, ‘fuzz’, ‘cops’ and ‘pigs’ are all nicknames for …………………………………….

politicians
farmers
police officers (x)

Question 17

In Britain, there are two types of lawyers: ……………………………….. and barristers.

solicitors (x)
notaries
advocates

Question 18

The second-most spoken language in Britain is reported to be …………………………………….

Punjabi (x)
French
Welsh

Question 19

The ‘loyalists’ in Northern Ireland are loyal to ……………………………………..

the Roman Catholic church
the Republic of Ireland
the United Kingdom (x)

Question 20

Although 72% of British people say they are Christian, only about …………………………. regularly go to church.

48%
28%
8% (x)

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Tower Bridge London

Question 21

University education in the UK is funded by ………………………………

the government
individual students
a combination of the government and students (x)

Question 22

The gap in pay between the rich and the poor has …………………………….. since 1997.

increased (x)
stayed the same
decreased

Question 23

In 2002, the highest paid performer on British TV was …………………………….

an actress
a chat-show host
a history professor (x)

Question 24

Britain was the first large country to have free universal healthcare, in ……………………………….

1928
1948 (x)
1968

Question 25

‘Drawing room’, ‘reception room’ and ‘front room’ are all terms for the …………………………… in a house.

living room
bedroom
dining room (x)

Question 26

A drink without alcohol is known as a ……………………………………… drink.

weak
soft (x)
light

Question 27

If you ‘throw in the towel’ (admit defeat), your are using a …………………………………… metaphor.

cricketing
horse racing
boxing (x)

Question 28

Unlike in most European countries, entry to British museums and art galleries is usually ……………………………

expensive
cheap
free (x)

Question 29

The day after Christmas is known as …………………………….. day.

Boxing day (x)
Stephen’s
Cold Turkey

Question 30

What is the name of London’s most famous bridge?

London bridge
Tower Bridge (x)
Westminster Bridge

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