Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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