Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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