The Norman Conquest
Sample British Citizenship Test Questions & Answers
Ready to give it a try? If you think you’ve mastered all the important points in the Life in the United Kingdom handbook and are ready to test, try out some of our practice questions.
- Q: Who served as prime minister during WWII?
- A: Winston Churchill. Often regarded as one of the best leaders in UK history, Churchill served as Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and again from 1951-1955
- Q: How many houses make up the U.K. Parliament?
- A: 2, the House of Lords, an appointed body, and the House of Commons, an elected body.
- Q: In the English county of Wiltshire, there is a prehistoric monument. What’s this iconic landmark called?
- A: Stonehenge. This remarkable monument consists of massive carved stones in a circular design that has stumped historians and continues to be a popular tourist destination.
- Q: What is the official flower of England?
- A: The Turdor Rose became a symbol of peace in the wake of the long and bloody War of the Roses.
- Q: What flower do people wear on Remembrance Day?
- A: Poppies are worn on November 11 to remember those that died in World War I.
- Q: What is the name of the official flag of the United Kingdom?
- A: Union Jack, unveiled in 1801, is the nation’s official banner.
- Q: In what year did British women win the right to vote at the same age as men?
- A: 1928.
- Q: How often are UK general elections held?
- A: Every 5 years.
- Q: What’s the official home of the prime minister?
- A: 10 Downing Street in London, England, is the headquarters of the Government of the United Kingdom.