QUIZ: Can you pass The Local's mock-up Swedish citizenship test?

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QUIZ: Can you pass The Local's mock-up Swedish citizenship test?
A citizenship ceremony at Stockholm town hall in 2017. Photo: Lars Pedersen/TT

Sweden's government is considering bringing in a 'citizenship test' to check prospective citizens are informed on Swedish society and culture. We've adapted some real questions from Denmark's citizenship test. Can you answer them?


Since 2015, Denmark's citizenship test has consisted of 40 multiple-choice questions, some of which are quite easy, and some extremely challenging. 

The real Danish test can only be taken in Danish, but we've translated and in some cases adapted 20 questions from real Danish tests, made public by the Ministry of Immigration and Integration.


The pass mark on the real Danish test is 32/40 – the equivalent of 16 out of 20 in our quiz.

It should be noted that Denmark's test is notoriously difficult, and it's quite likely that Sweden will set the bar a little lower.

Given how closely Sweden's new government is drawing on Denmark's example for its plans to toughen migration law, however, it's fairly likely that a future Swedish test would look quite similar to this one. 

READ ALSO: How does Sweden's government want to change migration policy? 

Good luck! 


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ljacobsson2000 2022/11/12 12:56
Thanks so much for creating this test. I only got 10 questions correct so I need to study more. Can you continue creating some more tests so we can continue learning? Maybe once a month or 4 times a year. Gather them together so we can study them. If nothing else it would be good for us to know this anyway!

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