If you want to become a citizen of the UK, you’ll first have to pass the official United Kingdom citizenship test. The written citizenship exam will test your knowledge of basic facts about the country’s history, political system and major events.

The American War of Independence

The North American colonists insisted that there should be “No taxation without…”?

Question 1 of 13

Britain’s most famous naval leader during the Napoleonic Wars was Admiral…?

Question 2 of 13

Britain recognised the independence of the North American colonies in which year?

Question 3 of 13

The French Revolution, which led to the French declaring war on Britain, started in which year?

Question 4 of 13

In which year did 13 American colonies declare their independence from Britain?

Question 5 of 13

In what year did Ireland become unified with England, Scotland and Wales following the Act of Union?

Question 6 of 13

The Duke of Wellington had what nickname?

Question 7 of 13

The British Navy defeated the French and Spanish fleets in 1805 in which sea area?

Question 8 of 13

Britain had substantial colonies in North America by…?

Question 9 of 13

Which of these crosses does not form part of the Union Flag?

Question 10 of 13

The official Welsh flag features a picture of what?

Question 11 of 13

Many colonial families originally moved to North America in order to enjoy what?

Question 12 of 13

War with France came to an end when Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of…?

Question 13 of 13



Enrol for a UK Citizenship Practice Test

You’re probably familiar with the English proverb that ‘practise makes perfect.’ This applies to the UK citizenship test too. Remember, if you pass this test once, you don’t have to do it ever again. Therefore, there is no need to rush into doing the actual test. Ensure that are adequately prepared beforehand.  The actual test consists of 24 questions covering topics such as British values, history, traditions and everyday life.