I have been living in London in the UK for over six years now. I originally expected to be staying for maybe 2 or 3 years and then getting itchy feet and wanting to move somewhere else again. But nope, that has not happened. I’m still here in London and loving it more than ever.
To solidify my huge love for this place and my gratitude for all that it has given me, I want to apply for British citizenship – as a sign of commitment. My marriage to the place if you will. I don’t need British citizenship to live or work here. I have an EU passport. Almost all of my friends seem confused by my desire to become British, they all tell me I don’t need to so why bother. It’s very true that I don’t need to, but I want to. I love London, I love England, I love the people, the language, the culture, the history.
As part of my quest to become a British national, I need to pass what is called the “Life in the UK” test. In preparation for this, I’ve been studying the “Life in the UK” book and also doing mock tests from previous years. Here are some of my favourite questions that I have come across so far: