British Citizenship Quiz


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Players must answer a set of questions divided into three rounds by showing a card with the correct answer (A, B, C or D).

The aim of the game is to revise and learn about British cultural issues by playing the British Citizenship Quiz.

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British Citizenship Quiz

  1. 1. BRITISH CITIZENSHIP QUIZ How much do you know about the UK?
  2. 2. Did you know that you must pass the "Life in the UK Test" to get your British citizenship, or to stay in Britain as a permanent resident? Let's find out if you could become a British citizen!
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Tube </li></ul><ul><li>The West End </li></ul><ul><li>Soho </li></ul><ul><li>Cabbie </li></ul>The underground in London is also called …
  5. 5. <ul><li>skirts </li></ul><ul><li>shamrocks </li></ul><ul><li>mittens </li></ul><ul><li>kilts </li></ul>Scots wear …
  6. 6. <ul><li>the longest river </li></ul><ul><li>the highest mountain </li></ul><ul><li>the largest county </li></ul><ul><li>the smallest island </li></ul>Ben Nevis is ...
  7. 7. <ul><li>England, Scotland and Wales </li></ul><ul><li>England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>England and Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland </li></ul>The United Kingdom is made up of:
  8. 8. <ul><li>a seaside resort </li></ul><ul><li>a concert </li></ul><ul><li>the moon </li></ul><ul><li>the toilet </li></ul>If you go to the loo , you go to … INFORMAL ENGLISH
  9. 9. <ul><li>the blue, white and red </li></ul><ul><li>the Union Jack  </li></ul><ul><li>St George’s cross </li></ul><ul><li>the double cross </li></ul>The British flag is commonly known as …
  10. 10. <ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>St. Andrews </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford </li></ul>Which is the oldest university?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul>In 2008 Sky Sports broadcast an advertisement so that British football fans could support … in the EuroCup
  12. 12. <ul><li>A dancer </li></ul><ul><li>An actor </li></ul><ul><li>A street artist </li></ul><ul><li>A singer </li></ul>Who is Banksy? ???
  13. 13. <ul><li>will lose your driving license </li></ul><ul><li>will lose points </li></ul><ul><li>will receive points </li></ul><ul><li>won’t be allowed to drive for 1 week </li></ul>If you commit a driving offence, you …
  14. 14. <ul><li>euro </li></ul><ul><li>pound </li></ul><ul><li>dollar </li></ul><ul><li>yen </li></ul>The official currency of northern Ireland is the …
  15. 15. <ul><li>The rose </li></ul><ul><li>The thistle </li></ul><ul><li>The shamrock </li></ul><ul><li>The daffodil </li></ul>Which flower is the national emblem of England?
  16. 16. SECOND ROUND
  17. 17. <ul><li>Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul>Which UK country has bilingual road signs?
  18. 18. <ul><li>Gatwick airport </li></ul><ul><li>Standsted airport </li></ul><ul><li>Heathrow airport </li></ul><ul><li>London City airport </li></ul>The busiest airport in London is …
  19. 19. <ul><li>Prince Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Harry </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Edward </li></ul><ul><li>Prince William </li></ul>Who is the current heir to the British throne?
  20. 20. <ul><li>A new type of music player </li></ul><ul><li>A monetary policy </li></ul><ul><li>A member of parliament </li></ul><ul><li>A type of postman </li></ul>What is an MP?
  21. 21. <ul><li>Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul>The largest city in the UK is London, which is the second largest city?
  22. 22. <ul><li>mustn’t </li></ul><ul><li>do not have to </li></ul><ul><li>should </li></ul><ul><li>have to </li></ul>In London city centre, motorists … pay the congestion charge.
  23. 23. <ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul>In the Royal Coat of Arms, the unicorn stands for …
  24. 24. <ul><li>broadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>free newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>tabloids </li></ul><ul><li>quality newspapers </li></ul>The yellow press is also known as …
  25. 25. <ul><li>St. Patrick </li></ul><ul><li>St. Andrew </li></ul><ul><li>St. David </li></ul><ul><li>St. George </li></ul>Who is the patron saint of England?
  26. 26. <ul><li>An umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>A cup of tea </li></ul><ul><li>A television set </li></ul><ul><li>A type of hat </li></ul>A brolly is … INFORMAL ENGLISH
  27. 27. <ul><li>aye </li></ul><ul><li>loch </li></ul><ul><li>haggis </li></ul><ul><li>wee </li></ul>The Scottish word for lake is …
  28. 28. <ul><li>A cigarette </li></ul><ul><li>A cup of tea </li></ul><ul><li>₤ 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap wine </li></ul>A quid is … INFORMAL ENGLISH
  29. 29. THIRD ROUND
  30. 30. <ul><li>immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>people with a TV set /TV sets </li></ul><ul><li>American immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>people who watch some private channels </li></ul>The TV license is paid by …
  31. 31. <ul><li>Brighton </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon-Avon </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul>In which town was Shakespeare born?
  32. 32. <ul><li>The rose </li></ul><ul><li>The thistle </li></ul><ul><li>The shamrock </li></ul><ul><li>The daffodil </li></ul>What flower is the national emblem of Scotland?
  33. 33. <ul><li>A house </li></ul><ul><li>A phone box </li></ul><ul><li>A bus </li></ul><ul><li>A taxi </li></ul>What is a double-decker? ???
  34. 34. <ul><li>Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>Swansea </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul>What is the capital of Wales?
  35. 35. <ul><li>credit cards </li></ul><ul><li>passports </li></ul><ul><li>identity cards </li></ul><ul><li>driving licences </li></ul>British citizens don’t have …
  36. 36. <ul><li>cheap wine </li></ul><ul><li>expensive wine </li></ul><ul><li>cheap meat </li></ul><ul><li>expensive meat </li></ul>Plonk is ... INFORMAL ENGLISH
  37. 37. <ul><li>The republican and the democratic party </li></ul><ul><li>The conservative and labour party  </li></ul><ul><li>The republican and conservative party </li></ul><ul><li>The conservative and the democratic party </li></ul>Which are the largest political parties in the UK?
  38. 38. <ul><li>The obituaries </li></ul><ul><li>The agonie aunt section </li></ul><ul><li>A naked woman </li></ul><ul><li>The horoscope </li></ul>If you read The Sun , what do you find on page 3?
  39. 39. <ul><li>allowed in the countryside </li></ul><ul><li>forbidden in cities </li></ul><ul><li>allowed </li></ul><ul><li>forbidden </li></ul>In the UK, homeschooling is …
  40. 40. <ul><li>build </li></ul><ul><li>design </li></ul><ul><li>blow up </li></ul><ul><li>paint </li></ul>Guy Fawkes tried to … the Houses of the Parliament.
  41. 41. <ul><li>ale </li></ul><ul><li>lager </li></ul><ul><li>cider </li></ul><ul><li>stout </li></ul>If you want to drink a pint of strong dark beer, ask for a pint of …
  42. 42. BRITISH CITIZENSHIP QUIZ And the winners are ...