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jmd
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British Citizenship

How many "British" people would know the answers to this http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4099770.stm
It would be interesting to know!
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Some of those questions are just plain silly, I tried it earlier (& got 10 right according to them!).
But then I haven't read the book...................
Bob_Milton
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I only got 7 right.
I only ever said I haven't a clue.
mcgurka
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Seven for me, although that *does* mean I can get a seat in the district council.. now theres a career choice if ever there was one... Not...
jmd
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Well, I got 11 right! Smiley


edit - not read or seen book.........
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Well done, only 10 for me.
LiamM
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10 for me also.
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10 for me - and I still think PG should refer to tea not some silly Cinema rules
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Well it does of course, and that wasn't the only question with more than 1 correct answer - which proves that the book doesn't reflect real life!
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9, although one of the questions is a trick question. PG is both a brand of tea and a cinema rating, so I figure it should be 10. Oh and the answer to question 8 is most definitely C Tongue
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I won by turning around all the questions and asking "According to me, how many did I get right?"
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8 but then I don't own a dog Smiley and I am honest  Wink

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10 for me as well, but some of the answers choices are ambiguous as mentioned earlier.  For example, in the final question, before employing a solicitor, I would find out how much they charge, AND check they are expert in the area of law I'm interested in.  In my experience, most solicitors know only a very narrow area of law. Undecided
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I only got an 8, but then i live in real Britain not Gordon Brown's fantasy land..

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14/14 for Me!
But I cheated! Wink
I just thought to myself: What would some Socio-Political Engineering Oink think?
P.S.
I hav'nt read the Book either