Sample Citizenship Test

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Can you name the American political facts correctly?

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

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