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US Citizenship Test

In order to become a US citizen, an eligible immigrant must demonstrate knowledge of US history and government. These are questions/answers from the INS Citizenship Study Guide.

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WHAT ARE THE COLORS OF OUR FLAG?RED, WHITE, AND BLUE
HOW MANY STARS ARE THERE IN OUR FLAG?THERE ARE 50 STARS ON THE FLAG
WHAT COLOR ARE THE STARS ON OUR FLAG?WHITE
WHAT DO THE STARS ON THE FLAG MEAN?ONE FOR EACH STATE IN THE UNION
HOW MANY STRIPES ARE THERE IN THE FLAG?13
WHAT COLOR ARE THE STRIPES?RED AND WHITE
WHAT DO THE STRIPES ON THE FLAG MEAN?THEY REPRESENT THE ORIGINAL 13 STATES
HOW MANY STATES ARE THERE IN THE UNION?THERE ARE 50 STATES
WHAT IS THE 4TH OF JULY?THE 4TH OF JULY IS INDEPENDENCE DAY
WHAT IS THE DATE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY?THE DATE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY IS JULY 4TH
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATES THE US'S INDEPENDENCE FROM WHOM?INDEPENDENCE FROM ENGLAND
WHAT COUNTRY DID WE FIGHT DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR?WE FOUHGT AGAINST ENGLAND IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
WHO WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES?GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT
WHO IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TODAY?GEORGE W. BUSH
WHO IS THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TODAY?DICK CHENEY
WHO ELECTS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES?THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
WHO BECOMES PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IF THE PRESIDENT SHOULD DIE?VICE PRESIDENT
FOR HOW LONG DO WE ELECT THE PRESIDENT?FOUR YEARS
WHAT IS THE CONSTITUTION?THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND
CAN THE CONSTITUTION BE CHANGED?YES
WHAT DO WE CALL A CHANGE TO THE CONSTITUTION?AN AMENDMENT
HOW MANY CHANGES OR AMENDMENTS ARE THERE TO THE CONSTITUTION?27
HOW MANY BRANCHES ARE THERE IN OUR GOVERNMENT?3
WHAT ARE THE THREE BRANCHES OF OUR GOVERNMENT?LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE, AND JUDICIARY
WHAT IS THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH OF OUR GOVERNMENT?CONGRESS IS THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
WHO MAKES THE LAWS IN THE UNITED STATES?CONGRESS MAKES THE LAWS
WHAT IS CONGRESS?THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF CONGRESS?TO MAKE LAWS
WHO ELECTS CONGRESS?THE PEOPLE
HOW MANY SENATORS ARE THERE IN CONGRESS?100
CAN YOU NAME THE TWO SENATORS FROM YOUR STATE?SENATOR _________ ________ AND SENATOR ______ ________(NAMES OF YOUR STATE'S SENATORS))
FOR HOW LONG DO WE ELECT EACH SENATOR?6 YEARS
HOW MANY REPRESENTATIVES ARE THERE IN CONGRESS?435
FOR HOW LONG DO WE ELECT THE REPRESENTATIVES?2 YEARS
WHAT IS THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF OUR GOVERNMENT?THE PRESIDENT, CABINET, AND DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE CABINET MEMBERS
WHAT IS THE JUDICIARY BRANCH OF OUR GOVERNMENT?THE SUPREME COURT
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF THE SUPREME COURT?TO INTERPRET LAWS
WHAT IS THE SUPREME LAW OF THE UNITED STATES?THE CONSTITUTION IS THE SUPREME LAW
WHAT IS THE BILL OF RIGHTS?THE FIRST 10 AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION
40. WHAT IS THE CAPITAL OF YOUR STATE?(NAME OF YOUR STATE'S CAPITAL)
WHO IS THE CURRENT GOVERNOR OF YOUR STATE?(NAME OF YOUR STATE'S GOVERNOR)
WHO BECOMES PRESIDENT OF THE U.S.IF THE PRESIDENT AND THE VICE PRESIDENT SHOULD DIE?SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
WHO IS THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT?WILLIAM REHNQUIST
CAN YOU NAME THE THIRTEEN ORIGINAL STATES?CT, NH, NY, NJ, MA, PA, DE, VA, NC, SC, GA, RI, AND MD
WHO SAID, "GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH"?PATRICK HENRY
WHICH COUNTRIES WERE OUR ENEMIES DURING WORLD WAR II?GERMANY, ITALY, AND JAPAN
WHAT ARE THE 49TH AND 50TH STATES OF THE UNION?HAWAII AND ALASKA
HOW MANY TERMS CAN A PRESIDENT SERVE?2
WHO WAS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.?A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER
WHO IS THE HEAD OF YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT?(NAME OF THE MAYOR OR LEADER OF YOUR TOWN/CITY))
WHAT ARE SOME REQUIREMENTS FOR A PERSON TO BE PRESIDENT?NATURAL BORN CITIZEN, 35 YEARS OLD, LIVED IN US FOR LAST 14 YEARS
WHY ARE THERE 100 SENATORS IN THE SENATE?TWO (2) FROM EACH STATE
WHO SELECTS THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES?APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT
HOW MANY SUPREME COURT JUSTICES ARE THERE?NINE (9)
WHY DID THE PILGRIMS COME TO AMERICA?FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
WHAT IS THE HEAD EXECUTIVE OF A STATE GOVERNMENT CALLED?GOVERNOR
WHAT IS THE BEAD EXECUTIVE OF A CITY GOVERNMENT CALLED?MAYOR
WHAT HOLIDAY WAS CELEBRATED FOR THE FIRST TIME BY THE AMERICAN COLONISTS?THANKSGIVING
WHO WAS THE MAIN WRITER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE?THOMAS JEFFERSON
WHEN WAS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ADOPTED?IT WAS ADOPTED ON JULY 4, 1776
WHAT IS THE BASIC BELIEF OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE?THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL
WHAT IS THE NATIONAL ANTHEM OF THE UNITED STATES?THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER
WHO WROTE THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER?FRANCIS SCOTT KEY
WHERE DOES FREEDOM OF SPEECH COME FROM?THE BILL OF RIGHTS
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM VOTING AGE IN THE UNITED STATES?EIGHTEEN (18)
WHO SIGNS BILLS INTO LAW?THE PRESIDENT
WHAT IS THE HIGHEST COURT IN THE UNTIED STATES?THE SUPREME COURT IS THE HIGHEST COURT IN THE U.S.
WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT DURING THE CIVIL WAR?ABRAHAM LINCOLN
WHAT DID THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION DO?FREED MANY SLAVES
WHAT SPECIAL GROUP ADVISES THE PRESIDENT?THE CABINET
WHICH PRESIDENT IS CALLED THE "FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY"?GEORGE WASHINGTON IS CALLED THE FATHER OF OUR COUNTRY
WHAT INS FORM IS USED TO APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP?FORM N-400, "APPLICATION TO FILE PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION"
WHO HELPED THE PILGRIMS IN AMERICA?THE AMERICAN INDIANS (NATIVE AMERICANS)
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SHIP THAT BROUGHT THE PILGRIMS TO AMERICA?THE MAYFLOWER
WHAT WERE THE 13 ORIGINAL STATES OF THE UNITED STATES CALLED?COLONIES
NAME 3 RIGHTS OR FREEDOMS GUARANTEED BY THE BILL OF RIGHTS?THE CONSTITUTION GUARANTEES FREEDOM OF SPEECH, OF THE PRESS, OF RELIGION, RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY, ETC
WHO HAS THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR?THE CONGRESS
WHAT KIND OF GOVERNMENT DOES THE UNITED STATES HAVE?REPUBLIC
WHICH PRESIDENT FREED THE SLAVES?ABRAHAM LINCOLN
IN WHAT YEAR WAS THE CONSTITUTION WRITTEN?1787
WHAT ARE THE FIRST 10 AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION CALLED?THE BILL OF RIGHTS
NAME ONE PURPOSE OF THE UNITED NATIONS.FOR COUNTRIES TO DISCUSS AND TRY TO RESOLVE WORLD PROBLEMS
WHERE DOES CONGRESS MEET?IN THE CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
WHOSE RIGHTS ARE GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS?EVERYONE (CITIZENS AND NON-CITIZENS LIVING IN THE U.S.)
WHAT IS THE INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTITUTION CALLED?THE PREAMBLE
NAME ONE BENEFIT OF BEING A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES.VOTE; OBTAIN FEDERAL GOVT. JOBS; TRAVEL WITH U.S. PASSPORT; ETC.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT RIGHT GRANTED TO U.S. CITIZENS?THE MOST IMPORTANT RIGHT GRANTED TO CITIZENS IS THE RIGHT TO VOTE
WHAT IS THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL?THE PLACE WHERE CONGRESS MEETS
WHAT IS THE WHITE HOUSE?THE PRESIDENTS OFFICIAL HOME
WHERE IS THE WHITE HOUSE LOCATED?WASHINGTON, D.C. (1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW)
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PRESIDENT'S OFFICIAL HOME?THE WHITE HOUSE
NAME ONE RIGHT GUARANTEED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT.THE FIRST AMENDMENT GUARANTEES FREEDOM OF: SPEECH, PRESS, RELIGION, PEACEABLE ASSEMBLY, ETC.
WHO IS COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE U.S. MILITARY?THE PRESIDENT
WHICH PRESIDENT WAS THE FIRST COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE U.S. MILITARY?GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT
IN WHAT MONTH DO WE VOTE FOR THE PRESIDENT?NOVEMBER
IN WHAT MONTH IS THE NEW PRESIDENT INAUGURATED?JANUARY
HOW MANY TIMES MAY A SENATOR BE RE-ELECTED?THERE IS NO LIMIT (TO THE NUMBER OF TIMES A SENATOR CAN BE RE-ELECTED)
HOW MANY TIMES MAY A CONGRESSMAN BE RE-ELECTED?THERE IS NO LIMIT (TO THE NUMBER OF TIMES A CONGRESSMAN CAN BE RE-ELECTED)
WHAT ARE THE 2 MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES IN THE U.S. TODAY?DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN
HOW MANY STATES ARE THERE IN THE UNITED STATES?(50)


Lynne Weintraub

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