Life in the UK Sample Test 2023

The Life in the UK sample test below features 24 practice questions and answers similar to the ones you will face in your real test. All questions were taken from the official revision book for the 2023 Life in the UK test.

Like all of our mock tests, there’s no time limit, so please take your time and go through each question carefully. The pass mark is 18 out of 24. Good luck!

1. TRUE or FALSE: Life peers at the House of Lords are appointed by the Monarch.

Question 1 of 24

2. TRUE or FALSE: A TV license is required in any household that receives television signals via TV, a digital box, a computer, or a mobile phone.

Question 2 of 24

3. What changes were made to UK voting rights in 1969?

Question 3 of 24

4. TRUE or FALSE: The 1st of April is known as April fool’s day and people normally play jokes on each other.

Question 4 of 24

5. Which of these are British Overseas Territories? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 5 of 24

6. Which earnings are exempt from Income Tax?

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7. What popular festival is normally celebrated on the 31st October every year?

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8. Which of the following chambers constitute the UK Parliament? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 8 of 24

9. Which electoral procedure is used to elect Members of Parliament in the UK?

Question 9 of 24

10. What is the main role of the shadow cabinet?

Question 10 of 24

11. To drive a car or ride a motor cycle in the UK, you must be at least __ years old.

Question 11 of 24

12. Which of the following traditions are normally held in November every year? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 12 of 24

13. In which year did the United Kingdom become a member of NATO?

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14. What event is being commemorated on Remembrance Day?

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15. Elections for the European Parliament are usually held every ___ years.

Question 15 of 24

16. TRUE or FALSE. Isaac Newton was a famous poet from the 18th century.

Question 16 of 24

17. Which of the following celebrations is not a bank holiday?

Question 17 of 24

18. Which types of legal disputes can be settled by a county court? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 18 of 24

19. Which statement below is correct?

Question 19 of 24

20. TRUE or FALSE. A husband can be charged with rape if he forces his wife to have sex.

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21. How often are MOT tests required?

Question 21 of 24

22. To vote in a general election in the UK, you must be at least ____.

Question 22 of 24

23. In which year were British women granted the right to vote?

Question 23 of 24

24. Which organisation is responsible for the UK's places of historic interest or national beauty?

Question 24 of 24


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Life in the UK Mock Test 2023