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Sample exams

Here you can find some instructional videos about the exams. There are six videos available to show you how the exams work. These will prepare you for the exam. You can watch the videos in both Dutch and English. (If you can’t watch videos on YouTube click here.)

Knowledge of the Dutch Society (KNS)

Reading

Speaking

You can practice with the exam questions as well. These are the kind of questions you will also see in the civic integration exam.

To have a look at the practice exams, you will need the following:
  1. computer or laptop
  2. internet connection and preferably Chrome or Firefox (Internet Explorer doesn’t always work)
  3. a headset (incl. microphone)
To see how the KNS part of the exam is conducted you can make five questions on this site. The official exam consists of 30 questions and takes 30 minutes. Click the link to go to the sample questions. Click this link to make the sample exam for Reading. The official exam takes 30 minutes. Click this link to make the sample exam for Speaking. You have to record your answers. This tutorial shows you how to do so. The exam will be assessed by human assessors instead of computers. The criteria used for the assessment can be found here.

Another way to view the exams:

Knowledge of the Dutch Society (KNS)

Reading

Speaking