Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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