Some facts might be out-of-date

* This does not apply to tests. All tests in the practice section are valid and up-to-date.

The information provided in the handbook is based on the outdated, 2013 version. When reading, please make a mental note of important events such as King Charles III being the Monarch and UK’s Brexit vote in 2020.

The new, 2023 version will fix the inaccuracies for the study guide. All tests should be valid and contain the most up-to-date information.

Chapter 2: What is the UK?

In this chapter you will learn about the countries that make up the Union as well as the various phrases used to describe them. Although this chapter is very short you should make sure that you read and understand all facts presented. For instance it is very likely there will be questions about the differences between Great Britain, the British Isles and Britain, or what the Crown Dependencies are.

  • The different countries that make up the UK
❮ Taking the Life in the UK testWhat is the UK? ❯