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Can You Score More Than 75% In This London Citizenship Test?

Let's spot the real from the fake.

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  1. 1. Situation: On which side should you overtake someone on an escalator?

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    It is strictly forbidden to stand on the left-hand side of any escalator without the intention of walking down it in a hurried, slightly exaggerated fashion.

  2. 2. In which circumstances do passengers usually shout “Can you move down please?” on public transport?

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    There never seems to be any room when people say this. Ever.

  3. 3. How much is a day travelcard (covering zones 1-4 and NOT on Oyster)?

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    A standard zone 1-4 day travelcard is £12.10. Or, as it's known to Londoners, a fucking pisstake.

  4. 4. Meet Charley. Charley was born in Coventry. Where is Charley from?

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    Come on. Every Londoner knows anywhere north of the M4 is "up North".

  5. 5. When are trains in London most likely to be delayed?

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    There is no timeline in which a train in London is not delayed.

  6. 6. You're about to exit a busy tube station. When is the appropriate time to take out your Oyster card?

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    No one likes standing behind a person fumbling over their Oyster card. Get it together. Be prepared.

  7. 7. What is the correct way to address the person in charge at your local chicken and chip shop?

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    While "boss" is also appropriate, the man in charge is always known as "bossman".

  8. 8. Location: What was the O2 Arena originally called?

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    Before the likes of Beyoncé and Adele performed at the magnificent O2 Arena, young children nationwide were travelling to the Millennium Dome to take somewhat creepy pictures with ET.

    Via carolineld.blogspot.co.uk
  9. 9. How long has London Bridge been getting renovated?

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    Can anyone remember a time when London Bridge wasn't being renovated?

  10. 10. In which London borough is this ridiculous street name?

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    If you're from south London, you probably recognise this street from being in Greenwich.

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  11. 11. What is the official name of the Houses of Parliament?

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    The Houses of Parliament are officially known as the Palace of Westminster and it is the largest palace in the country.

  12. 12. Where was musician David Bowie born?

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    David Bowie was born in Brixton, which is in south London.

  13. 13. Which of these tube stations is NOT in zone 1?

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    Oval is in zone 2!

  14. 14. What is the name of the stop that's missing?

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    If you know the Central line like the back of your hand, you'll know the missing stop is of course White City.

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  15. 15. Vocabulary: What does this word mean?

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    "Creps" are another word for trainers.

  16. 16. Which of these words has a negative connotation?

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    To call someone "butters" is to call them ugly.

  17. 17. If someone describes a situation as "peak", is it negative or positive?

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    Peak is not good. (Unless it's at the top of a mountain.)

  18. 18. Which of these is NOT a way to address a comrade?

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    "Ref" is just the shortened version of "referee". It has nothing to do with your friends.

  19. 19. If you give someone money, and they reply with "safe", what does that mean?

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    Upon receiving something, "safe" can mean "thank you", but it's also an adjective for someone who's a decent person.

  20. 20. Which of these would you most likely see a "roadman" wearing?

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    Come rain or shine, the puffa jacket is a go-to for the standard roadman.

  21. 21. What do the words “rail replacement bus” actually mean?

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    Only get a rail replacement service if it's the last mode of transport left on this earth. Trust me.

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