Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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