Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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What is the highest court in the United States?
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years?
Name one of the 13 original states.
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Who signs bills to become laws?
What is the economic system in the United States?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
Who is the 'Father of Our Country'?
What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?
When do we celebrate Independence Day?
When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
What is one power of the federal government according to the Constitution?
Where is the Statue of Liberty?
What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
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What is the capital of the United States?
What is the political party of the President now?
Who did the United States fight in World War II?
What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
How many amendments does the Constitution have?
When must all men register for the Selective Service?
Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
What is an amendment?
What is the capital of your state? [capital]
What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
When was the Constitution written? (year)
Who is the Governor of your state now? [gov]
Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
In what month do we vote for President?
What is freedom of religion?
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
What does the President's Cabinet do?
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
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What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
We elect a President for how many years?
Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators now? [sen]
Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers.
Who was the first President?
Who was President during World War I?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
What is one way that Americans can participate in their democracy?
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
What did the Declaration of Independence do?
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
What is the name of the President of the United States now?
What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
What is a right of everyone living in the United States?
Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the military?
Name one right only for United States citizens.
What is the 'rule of law'?
The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
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What is the supreme law of the land?
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
How many U.S. Senators are there?
What does the Constitution do?
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
Who vetoes bills?
What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.
What ocean is on the East Cost of the United States?
Name one national U.S. holiday.
What does the judicial branch do?
Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
Name one U.S. territory.
What is the name of the national anthem?
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
Who makes federal laws?
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Name one branch or part of the government.
What is one power of the states, according to the Constitution?
What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
Name your U.S. Representative. [rep]
We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
What is one promise you make when you become a US citizen?
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?
Why did the colonists fight the British?
Name one state that borders Canada.
What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
Name one state that borders Mexico.
Why does the flag have 50 stars?
During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.
What is one Cabinet-level position?
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
What is one reason colonists came to America?
What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?

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