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      UK to bring out Immigration Test

      They'll be grilled on topics including the Civil War and Battle of Britain and only those who pass will be allowed to stay here.

      The Prime Minister is calling for tougher immigration rules and better testing in a drive to cut the number of migrants to 1980s levels.

      He said: "Britain will always be open to those who are seeking asylum from persecution.

      "But excessive immigration brings pressures, real pressures, on communities up and down the country, and compounds the failure of our welfare system."

      We got Oxford historian MARK ALMOND to set ten questions for a test. But how many could YOU answer correctly? The solutions are below.

      1. When did Magna Carta establish trial by jury?

      a) 1066; b) 1215; c) 1973.

      2. Henry VIII had a) Six mistresses; b) Six religions; c) Six wives.

      3. Oliver Cromwell told an artist:

      a) I don't want to be painted; b) Paint me warts and all; c) Make me look beautiful.

      4. The Battle Of Hastings took place in:

      a) 1066; b) 1966; c) 2006.

      5. Which of these things DIDN'T English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh discover:

      a) The potato; b) Tobacco; c) Fish and chips.

      6. Winston Churchill said "Never has so much been owed by so many to so few" about:

      a) The Battle of Waterloo in 1815; b) The National Debt in 1945; c) The RAF in 1940.

      7. The Peasants revolted against the poll tax in:

      a) 1381; b) 1848; c) 1990.

      8. The English general who smashed Napoleon's armies at the Battle Of Waterloo was the:

      a) Duke of Wellington; b) Duke of Mackintosh; c) Duke of Hazzard.

      9. British scientist Charles Darwin was the first to say humans are related to:

      a) Monkeys; b) Beatles; c) Dinosaurs.

      10. Tony Blair apologised for Britain's role in the:

      a) Crusades; b) Iraq War; c) Irish Potato Famine.




      I'm sorry but we had to do the one for our Aussie citizenship, I don't really understand the need for it.

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      They are a total waste of time, I saw some survey where something like 60% of Australians couldn't answer the questions and wouldn't have been granted citizenship.
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      Soon to be back in the undisputed NUMBER 1 country in the world.....ENGLAND.

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      It would be more helpful to get newly arrived migrants to any country sign a 'good behaviour bond' 12 strikes and your out or something like that...sort the wheat from the chaff...
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      Yes I agree, a 'knowledge' of a countries history tells us nothing about a persons character.
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      Soon to be back in the undisputed NUMBER 1 country in the world.....ENGLAND.

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      It should be an essay about yourself and what you can offer the country.
      Love Tilly's idea though.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Ktee View Post
      It should be an essay about yourself and what you can offer the country.
      Love Tilly's idea though.
      and written in the language of the said country.

      Cal x

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