1. Which of the following is wrong about the official title of the present British monarch Elizabeth II?
A. Head of the commonwealth.
B. Head of the Catholic Church.
C. Head of the executive, the legislature and the judiciary.
D. Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and her other realms and territories.
2. All British ofﬁ cial documents bear the initials _______.
A. OHMS which stands for On Her Majesty’s Service
B. OPMS which stands for On Prime Minister’s Service
C. OGS which stands for On God’s Service
D. OCS which stands for On the Cabinet’s Service
3. In Britain, a general election takes place at least every _______ years.
A. 3 B. 4C. 5 D. 6
4. The supreme law-making authority in Britain is _______.
A. Parliament B. Cabinet C. Supreme CourtD. Queen
5. To its full sense, the British parliament consists of _______.
A. the House of the Lords and the House of Commons
B. the House and the Senate
C. the Queen and the House of Lords
D. the Sovereign, the House of Lords and the House of Commons
6. The real and central power of the British parliament lies in the hand of _______.
A. the House of the Lords B. the House of the Commons
C. the Sovereign D. two houses together
7. The real power of the House of Lords lies in _______.
A. helping to pass money bills B. delaying bills
C. discussing bills D. being Supreme Court
8. The executive power of the British government is in the hands of _______.
A. the Prime Minister
B. the House of Lords and the House of Commons
C. the Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister
D. the Queen
9. The two major parties governing the country by turns in Britain are _______.
A. the Labor Party and the Conservative Party
B. the Labor party and the Liberty Party
C. the Liberty Party and the Conservative Party
D. the Democratic Party and the Liberty Party
10. Prime Minister is not _______.
A. appointed by the queen
B. the minister for the civil service
C. a member of the House of Commons
D. elected every four years
11. People between the ages of _______ and 70 (65 in Scotland) whose names appear on the electoral register, with certain exceptions, are liable for jury service and their names are chosen at random.
A. 18 B. 19 C. 20D. 21
12. Youth Courts try most cases involving people under _______.
A. 17 B. 18 C. 19D. 20
13. No. 10 Downing Street is _______.
A. the ofﬁ ce of British navy
B. seat of English parliament
C. ofﬁ cial residence of the king or queen
D. ofﬁ cial residence of the prime minister
14. The metropolitan police force of London is under the direct control of _______.
A. the Prime Minister B. the Defense Minister
C. the Home Secretary D. the Queen
15. The president of the lords in Britain is called _______.
A. Lord ChancellorB. Speaker
C. Prime ministerD. Chairman