‘Citizenship test has become a bad pub quiz, says academic’ | The Guardian

‘Citizenship test has become a bad pub quiz, says academic’ | The Guardian

The Life in the UK test, which must be passed to qualify for indefinite leave to remain in Britain, does not require practical necessities in everyday life, Durham University’s Dr Thom Brooks said.

But it is required that new citizens know “trivial” facts such as the year Emperor Claudius invaded Britain, the year that Sake Dean Mahomet launched the first curry house in the country and the age of Big Ben.

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