Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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