Could you become a citizen of Victorian England?

Portrait of Queen Victoria in 1887 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

In order to become a British citizen today, foreigners must sit a Life in the UK test: an exam on British society, history and culture. But what would you need to know in order to become a citizen of Victorian England? Could you pass the test? Take this quiz, written by Professor Keir Waddington from Cardiff University to find out. Prof Waddington is a specialist in the social history of medicine, and his research interests focus on 19th and 20th-century Britain.

If you enjoy this quiz, why not have a go at our other citizenship quizzes: Elizabethan England or Ancient Egypt or Ancient Rome?

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