The existence of four acts of union escaped the attention of those speculating about which questions should be included in the selection quiz for would-be British citizens (FErret, September 12).
But FErret reader John Bishop, former principal of John Mason College in Erdington, Birmingham, has some alternatives.
1 The British National Anthem is:
(a) Rule Britannia;
(b) Land of Hope and Glory; or
(c) You'll Never Walk Alone.
2 The Industrial Revolution began in:
(b) Docklands; or
(c) a clog factory in Manchester
3 In British history, Essex is chiefly famous as:
(a) the site of the Battle of Waterloo;
(b) a rebel against the throne; or
(c) the birthplace of David Beckham.