Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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