Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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