Practice Questions for UK Citizenship Exam

Tens of thousands of people apply to be British citizens every year. While most of the applications succeed, many are refused for various reasons, including for failure to pass the citizenship test.



The Industrial Revolution

Much of Britain’s colonial expansion was based on what?

Question 1 of 18

In which year did the Emancipation Act abolish slavery throughout the British Empire?

Question 2 of 18

The industrial revolution took place in Britain in which centuries?

Question 3 of 18

The industrial revolution caused many people to move from…?

Question 4 of 18

Working conditions in the Industrial Revolution were frequently…?

Question 5 of 18

At the time of the Industrial Revolution, Britain was also increasing…?

Question 6 of 18

Slaves captured by British ships were mainly forced to work in…?

Question 7 of 18

After the passing of the Emancipation Act, 2 million workers were employed to replace freed slaves. What countries did they mainly come from?

Question 8 of 18

The industrial revolution encouraged the transportation of goods by what?

Question 9 of 18

The majority of captured slaves were forced to work on plantations producing what?

Question 10 of 18

Before the 18th century, what was the biggest source of employment in Britain?

Question 11 of 18

Sake Dean Mahomet opened Britain’s first what in London in 1810?

Question 12 of 18

What process of mass-producing steel led to the development of the shipbuilding industry and railways?

Question 13 of 18

Richard Arkwright is particularly remembered for his development of machines used in which industry?

Question 14 of 18

Which of these individuals played an important part in abolishing the slave trade?

Question 15 of 18

Using British ships or British ports for slavery was banned in which year?

Question 16 of 18

The slave trade was based on capturing slaves mainly from…?

Question 17 of 18

The first anti-slavery groups were established by members of which religious group in Britain?

Question 18 of 18




Familiarize Yourself With The Book Titled, Life in the United Kingdom: A Journey to Citizenship

If reading the whole book is a challenge for you, you don’t need to worry. You can go through the mentioned chapters, to familiarize yourself with the content. This way, you will have an idea of the areas covered by the actual test. You will also have escaped the idea of approaching the test all green.


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