Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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