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Flashcard 149672941

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After the age of 70, drivers must renew their licence every three years
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149672946

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Andy Murray is the first British man to win a singles tennis title in a Grand Slam tournament since 1936.
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True


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Flashcard 149672951

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TWO changes were introduced by the Education Act of 1944?
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Free secondary education for and clear division between primary and secondary education


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Flashcard 149672956

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Before 1215 there were no laws to limit the power of the king of England
Answer
In 1215 King John was forced by his noblemen to agree to the Magna Carta, which limited the powers of the monarchy.


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Flashcard 149672961

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In Scotland a jury has […] members.
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15 members.


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Flashcard 149672966

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In England, Wales and Northern Ireland a jury has […] members.
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12 members.


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Flashcard 149672971

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The Labour government that was elected in 1945 established the National Health Service (NHS) and a social security system for all
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True


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Flashcard 149672976

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Which TWO are famous gardens in the UK?
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Sissinghurst in England and Bodnant Gardenm in Wales


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Flashcard 149672981

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The 1921 treaty led to Ireland being divided into two parts, Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State
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True


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Flashcard 149672986

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A number of social changes were introduced before the First World War, including the state retirement pension and free school meals
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True


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Flashcard 149672991

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Some cricket games can last for up to five days and still result in a draw
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149672996

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In [year] the Good Friday Agreement led to the establishment of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Answer
1998


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Flashcard 149673001

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The Battle of Britain was fought […] above Britain in 1940.
Answer
in the air


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Flashcard 149673006

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The Bill of Rights of 1689 limited the powers of the king and increased the powers of Parliament
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673011

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The term Great Britain dates from the union in 1707 of England and Scotland
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True


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Flashcard 149673016

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King Alfred the Great united the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and defeated the Vikings.
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true


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Flashcard 149673021

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St Helena is a British overseas territory and not a Crown dependency.
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True


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Flashcard 149673026

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Bobby Moore was the captain of the England football team that won the World Cup in 1966.
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True


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Flashcard 149673031

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County Courts are civil courts which deal with a wide range of civil disputes. These include disputes where people are trying to get back money that is owed to them
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673036

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The last Welsh rebellions were defeated by the middle of the 15th century.
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True


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Flashcard 149673041

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If a judge finds that a public body is not respecting people’s legal rights, they can order that the body changes its practices and/or pays compensation.
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True


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Flashcard 149673046

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In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, most minor criminal cases are dealt with in a Magistrates’ Court.
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True


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Flashcard 149673051

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In Scotland, minor criminal offences go to a Justice of the Peace Court
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True


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Flashcard 149673056

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The Emancipation Act that abolished [what?] in 1833. William Wilberforce played an important part in changing the law.
Answer
slavery


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Flashcard 149673061

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Alan Turing (1912–54) invented an early mathematical device that led to the development of the [what?]
Answer
computer.


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Flashcard 149673066

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Tim Berners-Lee (1955–) invented the [what?]
Answer
World Wide Web.


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Flashcard 149673071

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The Channel Islands are not a part of the UK but are closely linked to it. They have their own governments and are called ‘Crown dependencies’.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673076

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D-Day refers to [what”]
Answer
The allied invasion of Europe on 6 June 1944, which took place on the beaches of Normandy in France


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Flashcard 149673081

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The Home Secretary is the government minister responsible for […], […], [...]
Answer
crime, policing and immigration


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Flashcard 149673086

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Several British writers have won the Nobel Prize in Literature, including [3 people]
Answer
Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter


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Flashcard 149673091

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The Boer War took place in [where?] between the British army and the Boer settlers, who originally came from the Netherlands
Answer
South Africa


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Flashcard 149673096

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The Lake District is the largest national park in
Answer
England


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Flashcard 149673101

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The monarch has regular meetings with the Prime Minister, and can [...], [...] and [...], but the decisions on government policies are made by the Prime Minister and cabinet.
Answer
advise, warn, encourage


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Flashcard 149673106

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Like the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man is a Crown dependency with its own government
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True


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Flashcard 149673111

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In July 1916 the British suffered 60,000 casualties on the first day of the Battle of the [...].
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Somme


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Flashcard 149673116

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The Giant’s Causeway is in Northern Ireland, on the north-east coast. It is a land formation of columns made from volcanic lava.
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True


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Flashcard 149673121

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When was the last successful invasion of England?
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1066


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Flashcard 149673126

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Which TWO patron saints’ days occur in March?
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St David patron of Wales (1 March) and St Patrick patron of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (17 March)


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Flashcard 149673131

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John Constable was a famous British landscape painter.
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True


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Flashcard 149673136

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The hovercraft was invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell
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True


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Flashcard 149673141

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Penicillin was discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming
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True


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Flashcard 149673146

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Who has to pay National Insurance Contributions?
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Everybody in the UK who is in paid work


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Flashcard 149673151

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Civil servants are politically neutral.
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True


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Flashcard 149673156

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Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis are well-known athletes who won gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics.
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True


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Flashcard 149673161

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Sir Steve Redgrave is a famous rower who won gold medals in five consecutive Olympic Games
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True


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Flashcard 149673166

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In 1588 the English fleet defeated a large French fleet of ships that intended to land an army in England.
Answer
False


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Flashcard 149673171

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In 1588 the English fleet defeated the Spanish Armada fleet, which had been sent to conquer England and restore Catholicism.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673176

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Who was given the title of Lord Protector in the 17th century?
Answer
Olivier Cromwell


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Flashcard 149673181

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‘We shall fight them on the beaches’ is a quote from a speech by Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister in 1940, about a potential German invasion.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673186

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What system of government does the UK have?
Answer
Parliamentary Democracy.


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Flashcard 149673191

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In 1776 some American colonies declared their independence from Britain.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673196

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When a member of Parliament (MP) dies or resigns, what is the election called that is held to replace them?
Answer
By-election


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Flashcard 149673201

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Which TWO of the following were British inventions?
Answer
Televisionn and Jet engine


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Flashcard 149673206

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The Northern Ireland Assembly can make decisions on various issues, including agriculture and social services.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673211

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What are pocket boroughs?
Answer
Constituencies controlled by one wealthy family. Abolished by The Reform Act 1832.


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Flashcard 149673216

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What are rotten boroughs?
Answer
constituencies which had hardly any voters. Abolished by The Reform Act 1832.


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Flashcard 149673221

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During the 18th century, radical new ideas about politics, philosophy and science were developed, called ‘the Enlightenment’.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673226

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The UK has a declining elderly population.
Answer
False


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Flashcard 149673231

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What TWO values are upheld by the Commonwealth association of countries?
Answer
Democracyn and Rule of law


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Flashcard 149673236

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Which TWO of the following were famous Victorians?
Answer
Isambard Kingdom Bruneln and Florence Nightingale


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Flashcard 149673241

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What countries does ‘Great Britain’ refer to?
Answer
England, Scotland and Wales


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Flashcard 149673246

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Forcing another person to marry is a criminal offence in the UK.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673251

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The first professional UK football clubs were formed in the late 19th century.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673256

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Emmeline Pankhurst is famous for her leadership of the campaign to give women the vote in parliamentary elections in the UK.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673261

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Members of Parliament (MPs) are elected through a system called ‘first past the post’.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673266

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The 40 days before Easter are known as ...
Answer
Lent


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Flashcard 149673271

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Which TWO of the following are major outdoor music festivals?
Answer
Glastonbury and The Isle Of Wight Festival


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Flashcard 149673276

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Where did the Vikings come from?
Answer
The Vikings first raided England in AD 789. They came from Denmark and Norway.


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Flashcard 149673281

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Sake Dean Mahomet (1759–1851) introduced both the curry house and the concept of shampooing to Britain.
Answer
True


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Question
Which TWO principles are included in the European Convention on Human Rights?
Answer
Prohibition of slavery and forced labourn and Freedom of thought, conscience and religion


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Question
St Andrew is the patron saint of which country?
Answer
Scotland


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Question
There is a no place in British society for extremism or intolerance.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673301

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Question
The public can attend debates in the House of Commons.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673306

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Question
By joining a political party, what TWO activities might you be involved in?
Answer
Handing out leaflets in the streetn D Knocking on people’s doors and asking for support


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Question
What do Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter have in common?
Answer
They have all been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.


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Question
Who elects Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs)?
Answer
The public


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Flashcard 149673321

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Question
The Reform Act of 1832 increased the number of electors.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673326

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Question
Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and Gertrude Jekyll designed gardens around country houses.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673331

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Question
Elections for the European Parliament are held every how many years?
Answer
5


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Flashcard 149673336

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Question
Northern Ireland and Scotland have their own banknotes which are valid everywhere in the UK.
Answer
True


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Question
What is the minimum age you can drive a car or motor cycle in the UK?
Answer
17


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Flashcard 149673346

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Question
What do you need to drive on public roads?
Answer
Driving licence.


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How often are members of Parliament (MPs) elected?
Answer
At least every 5 years.


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Question
The ‘plantation’ settlements in Ireland during the 17th century led to Protestant farmers replacing Catholic landowners.
Answer
There was a clear policy in the 17th century to populate areas of Ireland with Protestants.


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Question
What are Beowulf, The Tyger and She Walks in Beauty?
Answer
Poems


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Flashcard 149673366

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Question
The first person to use the title Prime Minister was Sir Robert Walpole.
Answer
True, he was Prime Minister from 1721 until 1742.


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Question
Snowdonia is a national park in North Wales.
Answer
True. Its most well-known landmark is Snowdon, which is the highest mountain in Wales.


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Question
Which language was spoken by people during the Iron Age?
Answer
Celtic-based language.


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Question
Which records tell us about England during the time of William I (the Conqueror)?
Answer
Domesday Book and Bayeux Tapestry


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Which event occurs each year on the third Sunday in June?
Answer
Father's Day


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Flashcard 149673391

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Question
A husband who forces his wife to have sex can be charged with rape.
Answer
True


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Flashcard 149673396

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Which form of religion developed as a result of the Reformation?
Answer
Protestantism


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Question
The Mousetrap is a play that has been running in London’s West End since 1952.
Answer
True. It's by Agatha Christie.


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Question
Traditional food associated with Scotland is?
Answer
Haggis (sheep’s stomach stuffed with offal, suet, onions and oatmeal).


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Question
Two major horse-racing events in the UK?
Answer
Royal Ascot (5-day meeting in Berkshire) and The Scottish Grand National at Ayr.


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Question
County Courts deal with civil disputes.
Answer
True


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Which TWO countries are members of the Commonwealth?
Answer
Australia and Canada (among 54 countries).


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Question
A public vote in 2002 decided that Winston Churchill was the Greatest Briton of all time.
Answer
True.


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Which TWO religions celebrate Diwali?
Answer
Hindus and Sikhs.


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A free press means tat what is written in newspapers is free from government control.
Answer
True


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Question
If a person is aged under 21, their case will be heard in a Youth Court.
Answer
False


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Question
If a person is aged 10 to 17, their case will be heard in a Youth Court.
Answer
True


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Why was the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 so important?
Answer
It ensured no person could be held prisoner unlawfully (without just cause).


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Are The Channel Islands a Crown dependency?
Answer
True


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Question
The Speaker of the House of Commons is an MP elected by fellow MPs in a secret ballot.
Answer
True


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Question
The Speaker is neutral and does not represent a political party, even though he or she is an MP.
Answer
True


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Question
The Speaker of the House of Commons has to give up being an MP when elected as Speaker
Answer
False


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Question
What awards event celebrates British theatre?
Answer
The Laurence Olivier Awards


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Question
Takes place annually and awards are given in a variety of categories, including best director, best actor and best actress.
Answer
The Laurence Olivier Awards


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Question
Which wars was England involved in during the Middle Ages?
Answer
Crusades and Hundred Years War (116 years; from 1337 to 1453)


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Question
Dundee and Aberdeen are cities in Northern Ireland.
Answer
False, they're in Scotland.


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Question
How old do you need to be in order to stand for public office?
Answer
Citizens of the UK, the Irish Republic or the Commonwealth must be aged 18 or over to stand for public office.


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Question
During Queen Elizabeth I’s reign, English settlers began to colonise which part of the world?
Answer
The eastern coast of North America.


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Question
During Queen Victoria’s reign, English settlers began to colonise which part of the world?
Answer
Australia and the Pacific.


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Question
Which queen is remembered for her rebellion against the Romans?
Answer
Boudicca


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Question
The jet engine and radar were developed in Britain in the 1830s.
Answer
False. It was in the 1930s.


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Question
Big Ben is the nickname of the great bell in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament.
Answer
True. Many people call the clock Big Ben as well.


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Question
Florence Nightingale is associated with the development of nursing.
Answer
True. Especially Crimean War.


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Question
The Training School for nurses at St Thomas’ Hospital in London was funded by
Answer
Florence Nightingale


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Question
When walking your dog in a public place, what must you ensure?
Answer
That dog is wearing a collar showing the name and address of the owner


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What did St Augustine and St Columba do during the Anglo-Saxon period?
Answer
They were early Christian missionaries.


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Question
A jury has to listen to the evidence presented at the trial and then decide a verdict of ‘guilty’ or ‘not guilty’, based on what they have heard.
Answer
True


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Question
Many sailing events are held throughout the UK, the most famous of which is at [...] on the Isle of Wight.
Answer
Cowes


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Question
In the UK you are expected to respect the rights of others to have their own opinions.
Answer
True


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Question
Examples protected by law from discrimination in work?
Answer
Disability, marital status, age, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion, belief, sexuality.


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Question
The UK is a member of NATO.
Answer
True.


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Question
The Industrial Revolution is the name given to the rapid development of industry that began in the 18th century.
Answer
True


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Question
Two events that are religious festivals?
Answer
Easter and Christmas.


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