Migration crisis quiz: can you separate fact from fiction?

The Guardian: World News

Europe is in the midst of a migrant crisis, but has your view been skewed by the rhetoric? Our quiz, sourced from common misconceptions from readers, will help you separate fact from fiction

The British foreign secretary Phil Hammond’s comments about ‘marauding’ African migrants have added fuel to the controversy of Britain’s handling of the crisis of refugees and migrants attempting to enter the country through the port of Calais in France. Has the government and media’s ramping up of the rhetoric shaped your perception of the scale of the crisis?

This quiz was written while taking note of some of the most common misconceptions in our comments section under the article. See how well you do, and whether your views on the state of migration and asylum in Europe tally with the reality.

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