Quiz: Could You Pass the British Citizenship Test?
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Could You Pass the British Citizenship Test?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Ready to fly the Union Jack high and proud? This quiz will test your basic knowledge of Britain and what it takes to be a British citizen. Pour a cup of tea and toast a crumpet for extra credit.

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What famous landmark is in the British county of Wiltshire?
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The United Kingdom is ______ ?
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Great Britain comprises ______ .
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What is the capital of England?
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Other major cities in England include _____ .
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The United Kingdom is traced back to the _____ .
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Wales was united with England in _____ .
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The United Kingdom was formed when ____ joined England and Wales.
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Ireland formally united with Great Britain in _______ .
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The Republic of Ireland gained independence in _____ .
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The United Kingdom is a titan of _____ .
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Since WWII, the UK's greatest contribution has been ______ .
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Does the UK retain links to its former empire?
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When did the UK become a part of the European Union?
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Is Britain still in the European Union?
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“We see nothing but good and hope in a richer, freer, more contented European commonality. But we have our own dream and our own task. We are with Europe, but not of it. We are linked, but not comprised. We are interested and associated, but not absorbed.”
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The group of islands that form the United Kingdom are called the ______ .
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Does the United Kingdom share a land border with any other country?
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The English Channel is located between England and ______ .
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Ireland and Great Britain are separated by ______ .
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At its widest, the UK is ____ miles across.
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The capital city, London, is situated on the ____ River.
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The British government is also known as _____ .
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Who selects the ministers of the government?
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The supreme decision-making​ committee is the _____ .
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Primary legislation comes from _____ .
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According to the constitution​, executive authority lies with _______ .
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The Cabinet is part of the Queen's _____ Council.
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The current Prime Minister is _____ .
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Per the British Constitution, the government is responsible to ______ .
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Reduction in the monarch's power began with the _____ .
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Parliament has how many houses?
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