Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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