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Would You Pass The British Citizenship Test If You Had To Take It Today?

The "Life in the UK" test isn't quite as easy as you might think. Like those really taking the test, you need 75% to pass. Questions inspired by theuktest.com.

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  1. 1.

    AP Photo/Danny Lawson, Pool
    Correct
    Incorrect
    True
    Correct
    Incorrect
    False
  2. 2.

    Matylda Arabas/Matylda Arabas
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Every four years
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Every five years
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Every seven years
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Every two years
  3. 3.

    AFP/AFP / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1754
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1837
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1918
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1923
  4. 4.

    AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1485
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1487
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1489
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1495
  5. 5.

    Songquan Deng/Songquan Deng
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Slavery Act
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Anti Slavery Act
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Emancipation Act
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Freedom From Slavery Act
  6. 6.

    MarkB1985/MarkB1985
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    Incorrect
    120 years old
    Correct
    Incorrect
    143 years old
    Correct
    Incorrect
    155 years old
    Correct
    Incorrect
    180 years old
  7. 7.

    Bloomberg/Bloomberg
    Correct
    Incorrect
    14
    Correct
    Incorrect
    16
    Correct
    Incorrect
    17
    Correct
    Incorrect
    18
  8. 8.

    koufax73/koufax73
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1918
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1929
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1945
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1969
  9. 9.

    AP Photo/Journal Gazette, Kevin Kilhoffer
    Correct
    Incorrect
    It's always 18
    Correct
    Incorrect
    21, duh
    Correct
    Incorrect
    16, if you actually have a meal
    Correct
    Incorrect
    It's actually 17
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You can purchase alcohol in the UK when you're 18 but you're allowed to drink some with a meal in a restaurant or pub.

  10. 10.

    Luke Macgregor / Reuters
    Correct
    Incorrect
    True
    Correct
    Incorrect
    False
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    There's actually a two-MINUTE silence.

  11. 11.

    Racide/Racide
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Yes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    No
  12. 12.

    Justin Tallis/AFP / Getty Images
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    Incorrect
    Hides in the shadows of the House of Commons
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Builds the cabinets for the Houses of Parliament
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Challenges the government on its policies
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Performs only ceremonial duties
  13. 13.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    10
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12
    Correct
    Incorrect
    15
    Correct
    Incorrect
    18

Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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