Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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