Life in the UK Test

Free practice questions and study materials for the Life in the UK test; based on book 'Life in the United Kingdom – A Guide for New Residents'.

Applications made for British Nationality and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR – settlement) should be accompanied with the evidence of knowledge of language and life in the UK (KoLL) unless exempt. Applicants will be required to: pass the Life in the UK test; and to have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent (for applications made on or after 28 October 2013) Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information, mistakes can occur and therefore no guarantees are given. In the event of any issues, please let us know and we will act accordingly. Having problems? Please contact us. Get it on Google Play

Practice tests

You will have 24 random questions from our 350+ question database and you will be given 45 minutes to complete the test. Questions are not from the real test but they are close enough to test yourself.

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Study materials

Study materials are based on third edition (2013) of the official book 'Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents’ and reproduced with the permission of Office of Public Sector Information.

Chapter 1 : The values and principles of the UK
Chapter 2 : What is the UK
Chapter 3 : A long and illustrious history
Chapter 4 : A modern, thriving story
Chapter 5 : The UK government, the law and your role

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