December 23, 2003

Testing with the Nation

I kept a scorecard during BBC's Test the Nation 2003 last night. Unlike the original Test the Nation, this was not an IQ test, but rather examined awareness of current events over the last year.

If it hadn't been for questions about TV soap operas, I would have done better than my raw score of 53 out of 70. However, even with this score, I was in the top 10% of those taking the test online and by text messsaging.

So I may not know what is happening in Coronation Street, and couldn't remember where Dirty Den was for 15 years before returning to EastEnders (he was in Spain), but otherwise I seem to have at least as good a grasp of what's going on in the world everyone else.

Posted by david at December 23, 2003 03:25 PM | TrackBack

ZOINKS! Den is back on EastEnders! Its like college all over again. I feel so cut off w/o my TV. Maybe I can find a BBD TV webcast....

Posted by: Huw Raphael at December 23, 2003 03:36 PM

I don't think you can find a webcast of EastEnders, but you can follow the plot lines through the BBC website.

I had no idea that you kept up with Albert Square during your college days.

Posted by: David Holford at December 23, 2003 05:50 PM

Not bad David.

Posted by: aaron at December 23, 2003 09:34 PM