How German are you? An alternative citizenship test

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Forget memorizing the German constitution and all the state capitals. If you want to become German, this is what you really need to know.

Rachel is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic - from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans themselves.

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. You'll find more fromMeet the Germans on YouTube or at

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