Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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