Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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