Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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