Life in the UK test: the answers

So you have taken the test and now want to see if you have been deported or not…SUCH FUN.

  1. You could have had any two of the Isle of Man, Jersey or Guernsey.
  2. 6,000 years ago
  3. 400 years
  4. Forts on Hadrian’s Wall
  5. King Alfred the Great
  6. Both words have Viking origin
  7. A survey in 1086 of the landholdings England and Wales
  8. 1/3 of the population (1-2million people)
  9. The Battle of Bannockburn
  10. Any two of Edgehill, Newbury, Cropredy Bridge, Marston Moor, Naseby, Langport
  11. His son, Lord Richard Cromwell
  12. The theory of gravity
  13. Running efficient factories
  14. Sake Dean Mahomed
  15. 1928 (they were given the right to vote at aged 30 in 1918, but the same voting rights as men in 1928)
  16. Any five of the following: television, radar, radio telescope, insulin, jet engine, hovercraft, ATM, Concorde, Harrier Jump Jet, IVF, MRI, the world wide web.
  17. 57 million
  18. St David 1st March, St Patrick 17th March, St George 23rd April, St Andrew 30th November
  19. 1908, 1948, 2012
  20. Ayr
  21. George Frederick Handel (he was German……….)
  22. Landscape Designer
  23. England = Roast Beef, Wales = Welsh Cakes, Northern Ireland = Ulster Fry, Scotland = Haggis
  24. 12 in England, 15 in Scotland