Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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