Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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