Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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