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Can you pass a British citizenship test?


Can anyone here besides Katie pass this test?

No, You Won’t Marry a Prince. But You, Too, Can Become British.

By YONETTE JOSEPH DEC. 2, 2017

The first test of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's fairy-tale romance? A British citizenship exam for Ms. Markle. Thousands of immigrants take it each year, and many fail miserably. Could you ace the test? Take our quiz and find out.
 
It’s not exactly “The Knowledge,” the punishing test for aspiring drivers of London’s iconic black cabs. But Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s fiancée, must master a difficult quiz of her own: the British citizenship test.

Thousands take the quiz each year, and many fail miserably.

Michael Odell, the author of “The ‘Call Yourself British?’ Quiz Book,” says a 2009 report showed that Australians were the best at taking the quiz (98 percent pass rate), Nigerians did extremely well, (82.5 percent pass rate), but residents of the Christmas Islands in the Pacific fared the worst (100 percent failure rate).

The hope is that Ms. Markle does better than the time she took an informal test on Britishness for the comedy channel Dave and left Britons aghast. She failed to identify brands of ale like Hoptimus Prime and mistook Little Trouser for a real place in Britain.

Before taking the test, Ms. Markle may well study in detail the official handbook, “Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents.”

Here are sample questions gleaned from information in “Life in the United Kingdom” and Mr. Odell’s book. G’hed, take the test. Alas, getting below 75 percent means you would fail. No haggis for you!

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You’ve passed. Good show! You'll still have to find your own prince or princess to marry, though.


I missed two questions. Although i suspect this is a British trivia quiz rather than a citizenship exam. I really wonder how many Americans could actually pass the US naturalization exam.

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I could pass the British citizenship test except for one section: I would fail the "Are you teeth bad enough to be British?" test.
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I flunked. I guess I'll have to marry a prince.
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I missed two and I don't want to marry a prince, it looked like no fun times to me.
 

P.S. gopqed the bad teeth days are over, the NHS figured out a ways back your mouth is actually part of your healthcare and is "free."
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