Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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