Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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