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Life in the UK Test Chapter 2 Exam 1
1. During the 18th century, people from other countries moved in to Britain for several reasons. One of the reasons were: The British government invited them to live and populate Britain. They wanted to escape religious persecution, as well as safety, and job opportunities. It was the Second World War, and they needed refuge. None of the above. 2. Which is NOT one of the reasons why there was an influx of immigration to the UK during 1945? The British government called upon their neighboring countries to help with the rebuilding and reconstruction of UK after the 2nd World War. Due to its economic crisis, the British government encouraged other countries to help stabilize their worsening economy. Because of its losses on the recent World War, they called upon the other countries military forces to help them in their wars. They were invited to come and work, since there were available jobs in the country.
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The number of migrating people drastically decreased in 1960. Why is that?

The British government started new laws to restrict immigration. Britain has recovered from their downfall and they don't need

large immigrant groups emerge. None of the above. 4. If a woman got married on 1883. having more benefits and suffered less sexual discrimination. South East Asia. South Africa. she would have: The right to divorce her husband. They are from: United States. New Zealand. Her husband's properties are also her properties. TRUE FALSE 6. None of the above. South Africa. What is the term or name of the women who pursued sexual equality during 18th and 19th centuries? .2 anymore workers. Both a and b are correct. Australia. During 1980. and New Zealand 5. Australia. Women (in Britain) on the 19th century were better off than today's women. Overpopulation. 7. South Africa. and New Zealand United States. and Soviet Union United States. Australia. and South East Asia United States.

Female workers can only apply on secretarial. women over the age of __ were given the right to vote.3 "Suffragettes" "Suffragium" "Sufferagettes" "Suffragiumettes" 8. and weren't allowed to apply on male-oriented jobs. 30 21 25 18 9. . None of the above. health care jobs. True FALSE 10. Women leave universities with higher grades than men. When the First World War ended in 1918. what factors or incidents that shows that sexual discrimination still persists? Male workers get paid more than their female colleagues.Despite having more benefits than before. Both a and b are correct.

English. English. . 20% 25%. Science. and Mathematics 13. Science. is: Greater College of Secondary Education General Certificate of Secondary Education General Certificate of Secondary Educator General Certificate of Scottish Education 14. and 14. and Arts 7.4 11.The meaning of the acronym. and __ live within a stepfamily. 11.What are the advantages of taking vocational qualifications? They can advance several grades if they get good results during qualification tests. and Mathematics 7. English. English. Statistics show that 65% of today's children live with their families. 15%. __. 10% 35%. 10. Science. and History 7. in lone-parent families. and 14. Science. GCSE. 15% 12. and 14. and 14.In what ages and subjects particularly are children required to take national tests? 7. 10. none 20%. 11.

5 Schools and colleges expect good results from those vocational qualification tests.A 15-year old child can get a paying job. None of the above.It is necessary for a 16-year old child to get a license first before getting a paying job.Where can people over 16 years of age pursue higher education to develop their leisure interests and skills? Colleges of Further Education or Adult Education Centers Center of Further Education or Adult Education Colleges Scottish Qualifications Authority None of the above.At what age can people vote and voice out their concerns? 21 18 . 15. True FALSE 17. 16. Both answers are correct. True FALSE 18.

In the last 2001 political elections. and video games Smoking. and video games Smoking. Illegal drugs and crimes show no relation to each other whatsoever. If you're 15 years old. and illegal drugs Smoking. 21. illegal drugs. alcohol. only __ out of 5 young adults exercised their right to vote. 1 2 3 4 .What are the health hazards that British youth are facing today? Smoking. You can buy alcoholic beverages when you've reached 16 years of age. and video games 20.Which statement/s are true? More women smoke than men.6 30 14 19. you're at the legal age to buy tobacco. alcohol. alcohol. illegal drugs.

2/3 1/2. use illegal drugs and substances. • They wanted to escape religious persecution. . security and job opportunities. and job opportunities. Statistics show that __ of young adults. 1/3. to escape persecution. (the right answer) • It was the Second World War. as well as safety. 1/2 1/2. people from other countries moved in to Britain for several reasons. 2 . French Protestants (Huguenots) fled to Britain. During the 18th century. • None of the above. to escape religious persecution on their own countries.7 22. One of the reasons were: • The British government invited them to live and populate Britain. 2/4 Answers: 1 . and they needed refuge. For example. Most people ended up on Britain. as well as to provide themselves with food. Which is NOT one of the reasons why there was an influx of immigration to the UK during 1945? • The British government called upon their neighboring countries to help with the rebuilding and reconstruction of UK after the 2nd World War. and __ of the whole population. 1/3 1/2.

and South East Asians have already settled a year before (1979). and South East Asia • United States. and New Zealand Soviet Union came 10 years after (1990). the British government encouraged other countries to help stabilize their worsening economy. • Overpopulation. Australia. since there were available jobs in the country. Why is that? • The British government started new laws to restrict immigration. South East Asia. South Africa. Australia. South Africa. Australia. some "old" immigrants weren't strictly restricted than other countries. . They are from: • United States. During 1980. (the right answer) • Britain has recovered from their downfall and they don't need anymore workers. they called upon the other countries military forces to help them in their wars. (the right answer) • They were invited to come and work. • Because of its losses on the recent World War.8 • Due to its economic crisis. 4 . New Zealand. Losses and casualties were abound but more importantly than retaliating. South Africa. large immigrant groups emerge. • None of the above.The number of migrating people drastically decreased on 1960. It was the end of the Second World War. and New Zealand (the correct answer) • United States. and Soviet Union • United States. Although they were restricted. they need to rebuild what was once a peaceful country. 3 .

and not allowed to work to support for their own family. • Her husband's properties are also her properties. • Both ‘a’ and ‘b’ are correct. and on 1882. • TRUE • FALSE (correct answer) Sexual discrimination was worse during the early 18th century.9 5 . women cannot divorce their husband. as well as limited to only working on their household. 8 . If a woman got married in 1883. she would have: • The right to divorce her husband. Women (in Britain) on the 19th century were better off than today's women. Women were almost not allowed to voice out their concerns. When the First World War ended in 1918. (correct answer) • None of the above. 6 . What is the term or name of the women who pursued sexual equality during 18th and 19th centuries? • "Suffragettes" (correct answer) • "Suffragium" • "Sufferagettes" • "Suffragiumettes" Suffragettes is the correct spelling. women can also have their husband's properties as their own properties. Until 1857. having more benefits and suffered less sexual discrimination. but not as worse as it was. women over the age of __ were given the right to vote. There is still discrimination towards women today. They fought for their right to vote. 7 . • 30 (correct answer) .

Statistics show that 65% of today's children live with their families. 15% . • 15%. they were paid less than their male colleagues. and weren't allowed to apply on male-oriented jobs. Women leave universities with higher grades than men. in lone-parent families. but that doesn't mean they can not apply for male-oriented positions. Despite having more benefits than before. • True (correct answer) • FALSE Statistics show that female students are more often successful than male students. health care jobs. as statistics show that both male and female can apply for positions they want. which is 21 years old they were only allowed to vote when they reach 30 years old. 20% • 25%. • Both a and b are correct. that they were allowed to vote at the same age as men. what factors or incidents that shows that sexual discrimination still persists? • Male workers get paid more than their female colleagues. and __ live within a stepfamily. 10 . 10% (correct answer) • 35%. __. 11 . none • 20%. (correct answer) • Female workers can only apply on secretarial.10 • 21 • 25 • 18 It was not until 10 years later. • None of the above. 9 . Yes.

10. 14 . The meaning of the acronym. and Mathematics (correct answer) It is necessary for children to take these tests (and also get a high grade) to be able to land on a prestige school. Science. and Arts • 7. • Schools and colleges expect good results from those vocational qualification tests. . and 14. and 14. and History • 7. Science. (correct answer) • Both answers are correct. English. if they pass later tests. and Mathematics • 7. 10. • None of the above. several misleading meanings are placed to confuse (and check if they're really paying attention). rather than live with their step families. 12 . GCSE. In what ages and subjects particularly are children required to take national tests? • 7. Science. that is. and 14. You can't advance grades even if you get a perfect score during those tests. English. 11. English. is: • Greater College of Secondary Education • General Certificate of Secondary Education (correct answer) • General Certificate of Secondary Educator • General Certificate of Scottish Education No explanation is needed here. 11. and land a high-paying job. 13 . and 14. Science.11 Most children live with their lone-parent families. English. What are the advantages of taking vocational qualifications? • They can advance several grades if they get good results during qualification tests. Taking those tests can let you enroll easily on the school you want to go to.

Like question number 8. 19 . to give them a sense of self-dependence. A 15-year old child can get a paying job.12 15 . Scottish Qualifications Authority is not a college. At what age can people vote and voice out their concerns? • 21 • 18 (correct answer) • 30 • 14 Citizens cannot vote until they reach the legal age of 18 years old. 17 . • True (correct answer) • FALSE They are usually encouraged to do so by their parents. What are the health hazards that British youth are facing today? . It is necessary for a 16-year old child to get a license first before getting a paying job. as well as to support their own wants and needs. 18 . 16 . but another name for General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE).Where can people over 16 years of age pursue higher education to develop their leisure interests and skills? • Colleges of Further Education or Adult Education Centers (correct answer) • Center of Further Education or Adult Education Colleges • Scottish Qualifications Authority • None of the above. • True (correct answer) • FALSE It is required for them to get a license before working.

alcohol. In the last 2001 political elections. and video games While it is true that video games can also be health-sapping when done often. • Illegal drugs and crimes show no relation to each other whatsoever. Statistics show that __ of young adults. 22 . 20 . Which statement/s are true? • More women smoke than men. • 1 (correct answer) • 2 • 3 • 4 Only one of five young adults exercised their right to vote.13 • Smoking. • You can buy alcoholic beverages when you've reached 16 years of age. use illegal drugs and substances. you're at the legal age to buy tobacco. because they were "uninterested". and video games • Smoking. only __ out of 5 young adults exercised their right to vote. and video games • Smoking. illegal drugs. • 1/3. and illegal drugs (correct5 answer) • Smoking. as drugs influence criminals-to-be. nor can you buy alcoholic drinks at 16. illegal drugs. 21 . 1/2 . (correct answer) • If you're 15 years old. the latter three are more dangerous and habit-forming. and illegal drugs and crime show clear relationship to each other. and __ of the whole population. You can not buy / smoke tobacco at 15. weakening them faster than playing video games. alcohol. alcohol.

. 2/3 • 1/2. 2/4 Almost a third of the population. they have used. or at one point of time. 1/3 (correct answer) • 1/2. illegal drugs. whether they're young adults or not.14 • 1/2.

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