Think you could pass the citizenship test? Poll shows most Canadians would flunk

By Laura Osman THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA- Canadians’ hearts may be brimming with pride as Canada Day approaches, but a new poll suggests their minds aren’t full of the knowledge needed to pass a citizenship test. In a survey of 1,512Canadian adults, Leger found that only 23 per cent would pass the citizenship test, based on their answers to 10 randomly selected questions. People who wish to become Canadian need to answer 20 questions about citizens’ rights and responsibilities, as well as Canada’s history, geography, economy, government, laws and symbols. They need to score at least 75 per cent to pass, but the average score of the Canadians who were surveyed was only 49 per cent. The questions focused on things like famous Canadians (Who is John Buchan?), history (Who…

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