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Не секрет, что желающие получить австралийское гражданство должны сдавать тест на знание английского языка и местных реалий. Начать подготовку к этому тесту вы можете прямо сейчас, вот список типичных вопросов:

(1) Do you understand the meaning, but are unable to explain the origin, of the term “died in the arse”? Explain the meaning.

(2) What is a “bloody little beauty”?

(3) Are these terms related: chuck a sickie; chuck a spaz; chuck a U-ey?
Yes / No


(4) Explain the following passage:

In the arvo last Chrissy the relos rocked up for a Barbie, some bevvies and a few snags. After a bit of a Bex and a lie down we opened the pressies, scoffed all the chockies, bickies and lollies. Then we drained a few tinnies and Mum did her block after Dad and Steve had a Barney and a bit of biffo.

(5) Macca, Chooka and Wanger are driving to Surfers in their Torana. If they are travelling at 100 km/h while listening to Barnsey, Farnsey and Acca Dacca, how many slabs will each person on average consume between flashing a brown eye and taking a slash?

(6) Complete the following sentences:

(a) If the van's rockin' don't bother ________________________________
(b) You're going home in the back of a _____________________________
(c) Fair crack of the ________________________________________

(7) I've had a gutful and I can't be farked. Discuss

(8) Have you ever been on the giving or receiving end of a wedgie?
Yes / No

(9) Do you have a friend or relative who has a car in their front yard "up on blocks"?
Is his name Bruce and does he have a wife called Cheryl?

Yes / No

(10) Do you or your family regularly eat a dish involving mincemeat, cabbage, curry powder and a packet of chicken noodle soup called either chow mein, chop suey or Kai see Ming?
Yes / No

(11) What are the ingredients in a rissole?

(12) Describe the correct procedure for eating a Tim Tam.

(13) Do you have an Aunty Irene who smokes 30 cigarettes a day and sounds like a bloke?
Yes / No

(14) In any two-hour period have you ever eaten three-bean salad, a chop and two serves of pav washed down with someone else's beer that has been flogged from a bath full of ice?
Yes / No

(15) When you go to a bring-your-own-meat Barbie can you eat other people's meat or are you only allowed to eat your own?

(16) What purple root vegetable beginning with the letter "b" is required by law to be included in a hamburger with the lot?

(17) Do you own or have you ever owned a lawn mower, a pair of thongs, an Esky or Ugg boots?
Yes / No

(18) Is it possible to prang a car while doing circle work?
Yes / No

(19) Who would you like to crack on to?

(20) Who is the most Australian (pick one answer):
(a) Kevin "Bloody" Wilson
(b) John "True Blue" Williamson
(c) Kylie Minogue
(d) Warnie

(21) Is there someone you are only mates with because they own a trailer or have a pool?
Yes / No

(22) What do the phrases “sinkin piss at a mates joint” and “gettin paraletic” mean?

Довольно известный текст неизвестного австралийского автора. Если вы все поняли, реального экзамена можете не опасаться.

Date: 2009-12-10 10:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] skorneev.livejournal.com
пару лет назад это все для меня была китайская грамота
сейчас же понятно процентов 80...

Date: 2009-12-11 12:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] fuflolog.livejournal.com
И еще фишка в том, что для жизни в Австралии это все совсем не нужно - так, разговор поддержать. Как и знания типа, кто такой Фар Лап и т.д. и т.п.

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