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Can You Pass Our Britishness Exam?

If you can't, you lose your passport.

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  1. 1. Which of these is the correct Union Jack?

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    Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Via en.wikipedia.org
  2. 2. Who is on the back of the current £20 note?

    britishnotes.co.uk
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    Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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    Sir Isaac Newton
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    Adam Smith
  3. 3. What is the most popular pub name in the UK?

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    The Red Lion!

  4. 4. Who is the patron saint of Scotland?

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    St Andrew
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    St David
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    St Martin
  5. 5. What is the first line of the second verse of "God Save the Queen"?

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    O Lord our God arise
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    Confound their politics
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    Not in this land alone
  6. 6. Which of these Cornish pasties is the right shape?

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    Via china-expats.com
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    A traditional Cornish pasty must be a "D" shape.

  7. 7. Who was the first British person to go into space?

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    Helen Sharman
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    Tim Peake
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    Michael Collins
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    Helen Sharman!

    She visited the Mir space station in 1991.

  8. 8. What is the national flower of Wales?

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    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Daisy
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    Via longfield-gardens.com
    Lily
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    Via atmywindow.com
    Daffodil
  9. 9. What does FTSE stand for?

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    Financial Turn Stock Exchange
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    Financial Times Stock Exchange
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    Finance and Trade Stock Exchequer
  10. 10. What's the UK's biggest-selling newspaper?

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    The Daily Mail
    Via Daily Mail
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    Via The Sun
    The Sun
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    Via The Times
    The Times
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    The Sun!

  11. 11. What is the minimum age for drinking alcohol in a pub or restaurant?

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    16
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    17
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    18
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    21
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    It's 16!

    If you are 16 you are allowed to drink beer, cider, or wine in a pub or restaurant in the UK, so long as you have it with a meal and are accompanied by an adult.

  12. 12. Who is the current home secretary?

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    Theresa May
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    Via Sean Gallup / Getty
    George Osborne
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    Via Dan Kitwood / Getty
    Philip Hammond
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  13. 13. When is St George's Day?

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    5 April
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    23 April
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    20 May
  14. 14. Which is the correct Marmite logo?

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    Via unilever.co.uk
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    Via unilever.co.uk
  15. 15. Which sport do England use this logo for?

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    Cricket
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    Rugby
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    Football
  16. 16. Can you pick out the Welsh celebrity?

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    Via Anthony Harvey / Getty
    Christian Bale
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    Sir Anthony Hopkins
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    Emma Thompson
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    Helena Bonham Carter
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    Sir Anthony Hopkins!

    Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, but both of his parents are English, and he has said in the past that he is English, not Welsh.

  17. 17. When did the last Woolworths store close?

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    2005
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    2007
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    2009
  18. 18. Which is Britain's busiest train station, in terms of the number of passengers passing through it?

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    Via David Martin / geograph.org.uk
    Waterloo
    Via David Martin / geograph.org.uk
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    Via Mike Quinn / geograph.org.uk
    King's Cross
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    Paddington
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    Via N Chadwick / geograph.org.uk
    Clapham Junction
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    Waterloo!

    It's Waterloo, with more than 99 million passengers per year.

  19. 19. What was the most-watched TV event in Britain in 2015?

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    The Great British Bake Off final
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    Via David Rogers / Getty
    England v Wales, Rugby World Cup
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    Via BBC
    Strictly Come Dancing final
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    The Great British Bake Off final!

    It was watched by more than 15 million people!

  20. 20. Which of these ridiculous British laws is fake?

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    MPs are not allowed to wear armour in parliament.
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    You cannot ride in a taxi if you have the plague.
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    You cannot walk backwards through the streets of York.
 
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