Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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