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I got 10/10. It's a lot easier than it used to be.
I tried the old one with a group of friends (who I would consider to be intelligent people) and we still failed.
that everyone i knew failed and my friends are all uni graduates or librarians
Not sure how appropriate it is to have virtually all the questions based around who we defeated in past conflicts and the royal family. The only thing that tells you is what our tabloids are obsessed with.
that was a piece of a piss compared to the old one
Is this on the level? I'm not sure how that squares with their tougher stance on immigration and the like.
it's the independence day defence
in a Michael Gove kind of way. A lot of those questions probably won't be of any relevance to people from overseas compared to those in the previous test as they're verging on the parochial (compared to the previous questions on people's rights and democracy and stuff).
The old test was about history since it asked about Women's Suffrage and the like in terms of specific dates something happened.
Asking about Trafalgar Square or Stonehenge isn't strongly tied to history and certainly makes knowing the answer a lot easier.
That said, it's a test you take after having spent a lot of money.
I'd like to see a sample of questions from The Daily Mail though.
bad citizen alert
that means it's definitely too easy because i don't know anything about anything
i am sure my Canadian fiancee who will be actually doing this for real in two years time would get 7/10.
and I don't even want to be british
Thought it was 21
for jury duty.
Kinda scary thinking of a lot of the 18 year olds I know serving on a jury.
I'm genuinely shocked how much of an absolute piece of piss this was.
Still, it makes more sense than the last one with its multiple choice answers of what to do if you spill someone's pint :D
The questions are formulated differently so you'd need to have a good grasp of English to know what the actual answer should be.
;D <--------- SAFETY WINK
Back on the boat
yay I get to stay
why is the year the union jack invented even mentioned? and the paralympic games? did the guardian make up the questions or something?!
Christianity, flags, WWII obsession, Nelson obsession, crime and punishment obsession, England-focus. Good stuff.
For that reason, you should all be kicked out the country.
the only one I had to pause for thought on was the jury service question.
C) Not sure, they use both and it's confusing as fuck
...one of you nonces started bleating about it being the union flag rather than then the union jack?
The question covers that off by asking what it's often called, not what it's actual name is.
much better than the last one I took which was probably about 2/10, if that.
Imagine if they could kick you out for not being able to answer the questions?