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

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