New Life in the UK Test Chapter 1

Welcome to Chapter 1 test, this is a nice and easy test, which will take you through the Chapter 1 of Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents (3rd Edition) book.

The values and principles of the UK

Everything that you will need to know to pass the Life in the UK test is included in this handbook (Life in the United Kingdom A Guide for New Residents, 3rd Edition).

All The questions will be based on the whole book. study the entire book thoroughly!!! It’s much quicker easier and smarter to study our chapter summaries at http://lifeuk.info/new-Life-in-the-UK-Test/new-life-in-the-uk-test-chapter-summaries-life-in-the-united-kingdom-a-guide-for-new-residents-3rd-edition-2013/

To Pass you need to correctly answer 18 out of 24 Questions to score 75% in 45 minutes.

  1. There are 24 multiple choice questions
  2.     45 minutes to complete (You get nearly 2 minutes per Question)

The portion about the values and principles in the UK is not just about the values and principles every citizen in the UK should have and the values and principles the whole of the United Kingdom should embody.

It also covers all the information in becoming a permanent resident of the UK and the Life in the UK Test.

Critical things to understand

  • The origin of the values underlying British society
  • The fundamental principles of British life
  • The responsibilities and freedoms which come with permanent residence
  • The process of becoming a permanent resident or citizen

 

You can find out more information from the following places:

  • The UK Border Agency website (www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk) for more information about the application process and the forms you will need to complete
  • The Life in the UK test website (www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk) for more information about the test and how to book a place to take one
  • Gov.uk (www.gov.uk) for information about ESOL courses and how to find one in your area.

 

Life in the UK Test Chapter 1

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Question 1
What is NOT a fundamental principle of British life?
A
Democracy
B
The rule of law
C
Individual liberty
D
Tolerance of those with different faiths
E
Freedom of speech
Question 1 Explanation: 
Freedom of speech is a value that the UK offers to its citizens/permanent residents after they have upheld the principles and rules in Britain. Besides answers a-d, the last principle of British life is participation in community life.
Question 2
What is the correct wording for the pledge to uphold the values of British life?
A
"I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom. I will uphold it's democratic values. I will observe the laws."
B
"I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom and respect its rights and freedoms. I will observe its laws faithfully as a British citizen."
C
“I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom and respect its rights and freedoms. I will uphold its democratic values. I will observe its laws faithfully and fulfill my duties and obligations as a British citizen.”
D
"I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom and uphold its democratic values. I will observe its laws and fulfill my duties and obligations as a British citizen."
Question 2 Explanation: 
Answer >> “I will give my loyalty to the United Kingdom and respect its rights and freedoms. I will uphold its democratic values. I will observe its laws faithfully and fulfill my duties and obligations as a British citizen.” << is the only one that includes every part of the pledge. When becoming a British citizen or permanent resident you must pledge to be loyal to the United Kingdom, respect its rights and freedoms, uphold the democratic values, observe laws faithfully, and fulfill the duties and obligations of a British citizen.
Question 3
Which of these is a rule you must follow to be a British citizen?
A
Respect and obey the law
B
Respect the rights of others, including their right to their own opinions
C
Treat others with fairness
D
Look after yourself, your family, the area in which you live, and the environment
E
All of the above
Question 3 Explanation: 
Being a British citizen means that you mush uphold all of those rules. Britain is a democracy and each member is expected to treat one another with respect and kindness, whilst looking after their family and their environment.
Question 4
TRUE OR FALSE: The UK offers certain rights to their citizens if they uphold the rules?
A
True
B
False
Question 4 Explanation: 
The UK offers five different rights to their citizens in return for their loyalty and their staunch following of the rules.
Question 5
What are the rights that the UK offers its citizens?
A
Freedom of belief, religion, and speech; freedom from unfair discrimination; a right to a fair trial; a right to join in the election of a government.
B
Freedom of speech and religion; freedom from unfair discrimination; a right to a fair trial; a right to join in the election of a government
C
Freedom of belief, religion, and speech; freedom from discrimination; a right to a trial; a right to join in the election of a government
D
None of the above.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The key component to remember is the language used when speaking of the rights. Citizens have more than just a right to a trial, they have a right to a fair trial, just like they have a right to freedom from unfair discrimination. In addition, they have the right to their own beliefs, religion, and speech, even if another party does not agree.
Question 6
What are the two things that you need to have before applying to become a permanent resident or citizen of the UK?
A
Understanding of life in the UK and the ability to speak and read English.
B
Pass a Life in the UK Test and have a work visa.
C
Pass an ESOL test and have a work visa.
D
None of the Above.
Question 6 Explanation: 
While you will need to pass both a Life in the UK test and an ESOL test (if English is not your native language)a work visa is not required.
Question 7
As of January 2013, how can you prove that you meet the requirements to apply for permanent residency in the UK?
A
Going to an English school
B
Passing the Life in the UK test or the ESOL Entry Level 3 test
C
Having a job in Britain.
D
All of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
You only need to pass one of the tests to prove you meet the requirements.
Question 8
In October 2013, how are the requirements going to change for becoming a permanent resident or citizen?
A
You will only have to pass the Life in the UK test.
B
You will have to pass the Life in the UK test and produce evidence of speaking/listening skills in English at B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.
C
You will only have to pass an ESOL course in English with Citizenship.
D
All of the Above.
Question 8 Explanation: 
Starting October 2013, all prospective residents/citizens must past the Life in the UK test AND prove their ability to speak/listen in English.
Question 9
Where can you find the form and the list of fees for filing your application?
A
UK Border Agency website (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/)
B
The Life in the UK test website (www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk)
C
www.hmrc.gov.uk
D
All of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
You can only find the fees and forms and the application process for becoming a British citizen or permanent resident, on the UK Border Agency website.
Question 10
How can you register to take the test?
A
Online
B
Through the mail
C
Over the phone
D
All of the above
Question 10 Explanation: 
You can only register online at www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk
Question 11
TRUE OR FALSE: The UK Border Agency accepts certificates from any testing center?
A
True
B
False
Question 11 Explanation: 
The UK Border Agency only accepts certificates from one of the 60 registered test centers in the UK.
Question 12
TRUE OR FALSE: The testing arrangements are different if you live on the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands?
A
True
B
False
Question 12 Explanation: 
The testing arrangements are different for people living in those areas. Check out www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk for more information.
Question 13
What languages can the Life in the UK test be taken in?
A
English
B
Scottish Gaelic
C
Welsh
D
All of the above
Question 13 Explanation: 
The test is prepared in English but you can opt for special arrangements so you can take it in Scottish Gaelic or Welsh.
Question 14
What do you need to bring with you to be able to take the test?
A
Identification
B
Proof of address
C
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
You must bring both identification and proof of address otherwise you will not be able to take the test.
Question 15
How many questions must you get right to pass the test?
A
All 24 questions (100%)
B
20 questions (83%)
C
18 questions (75%)
D
12 questions (50%
Question 15 Explanation: 
To pass the test you must get at least a 75%, which is 18 questions.
Question 16
Where do the questions for the test come from?
A
The official Life in the UK test handbook
B
The UK Border Agency website
C
The Life in the UK website
D
All of the above.
Question 16 Explanation: 
The questions will only come from the official Life in the UK test handbook.
Question 17
Where can you go to find out more information about the Life in the UK test?
A
UK Border Agency website (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/)
B
The Life in the UK test website (www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk)
C
The government's official website (www.gov.uk)
D
All of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
The Life in the UK test website (www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk) will provide you with information about the test
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There are 17 questions to complete.

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