Reading comprehension

The Post reports on Jason Kenney’s latest proposal for the immigration system.

The government wants to ensure that people becoming Canadian citizens have a full appreciation of the country’s values — such as rule of law and equality of men and women — as well as its symbols and institutions, he said. He said there would, for instance, be more Canadian history on applicants’ exams…

The minister said the information booklet that leads to the citizenship test has a page on recycling, but he said he doesn’t recall seeing one paragraph on Confederation.

Really, minister? Here is the booklet. Flip to page 12.

CBC once put together a quiz based on the sample questions provided. You must get 12 out of 20 to qualify. Without reading the guide, I managed a not-particularly patriotic, but still satisfactory, 13.