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Can You Pass the British Citizenship Test?
by John Miller
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Maybe you’re tired of watching royal weddings from afar. Perhaps you really just love fish and chips. Regardless of the reason, if you want to become a citizen of the United Kingdom, you’ll first have to pass the official citizenship test. The exam will test your knowledge of basic facts about the country’s history, political system and major events. In this quiz, do you really think you have what it takes to pass the British citizenship test?

For centuries, Britain was ruled exclusively by a powerful monarchy … and you can bet that the exam will feature a good number of questions about kings, queens and their famous exploits. So if you don’t know Queen Victoria from Queen Elizabeth II, you’d better start studying right now. Similarly, you’d best understand how Henry VIII was different from all of his counterparts. Do you recall the iconic royalty of Britain’s long past?

The country’s political system still touches on the pomp and ceremony of its royal past, but these days, Britain’s government is much more democratic. Do you understand how elections and the Houses of the government work? And do you remember some of the nation’s greatest politicians?

Swim the English Channel and make a break for the streets of London! Or better yet, just take this British citizenship quiz now!

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