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US Citizenship Test


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1.What are the colors of our flag?
Red, White and Blue
2.How Many Stars are there on our flag?
3.What Color are the stars on our flag?
4.What do the stars on the flag mean?
One for each state in the Union
5.How many stripes are on the flag?
6.What color are the stripes?
Red and White
7.What do the stripes on the flag mean?
They represent the original 13 states
8.How many states are there in the union?
9.What is the 4th of july?
Independence Day
10.What is the date of Independence Day?
July 4th
11.Independence from whom?
12.What Country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
13.Who was the first President of the United States?
George Washington
14.Who is the President of the United States today?
George Bush
15.Who is the Vice President of the United States today?
Dick Chayne
16.Who elects the President of the United States?
The Electoral College
17.Who becomes President of the United States if the President should die?
Vice President
18.For how long do we elect the president?
Four Years
19.What is the Constitution?
The supreme law of the land
20.Can the Constitution be changed?
21.What do we call a change to the Constitution?
An Amendment
22.How many changes or amendments are there to the Constitution?
23.How many branches are there in our government?
24.What are the three branches of our government?
Legislative, Executive and Judiciary
25.What is the legislative branch of our government?
26.Who makes the laws in the United States?
27.What is Congress?
The Senate and the House of Representatives
28.What are the duties of Congress?
To make laws
29.Who elects Congress?
The people
30.How many senators are there in Congress?
31.Can you name the two senators from your state?
Barbara Boxer Diane Feinstein
32.For how long do we elect each senator?
6 years
33.How many representatives are there in Congress?
34.For how long do we elect the representatives?
2 years
35.What is the executive branch of our government?
The President, Cabinet and departments under the cabinet members
36.What is the judiciary branch of our government?
The Supreme Court
37.What are the duties of the Supreme Court?
To interpret laws
38.What is the supreme law of the United States?
The Constitution
39.What is the Bill of Rights?
The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution
40.What is the capital of your state?
41.Who is the current governor of you state?
Martin O'Malley
42.Who becomes President of the U.S.A. if the President and Vice President should die?
Speaker of the House of Representatives
43.Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
John Roberts
44.Can you name the thirteen original states?
Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and Maryland
45.Who said “Give me liberty or give me death”?
Patrick Henry
46.Which countries were our enemies during World War II?
Germany, Italy and Japan
47.What are the 49th and 50th States of the Union?
Hawaii and Alaska
48.How many terms can a President serve?
49.Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
A civil rights leader
50.Who is the head of your local government?
Mayor William Holtzinger
51.According to the Constitution a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become President. Name on of these requirements.
Must be a natural-born citizen of the United States; must be at least 35 years old by the time he/she will serve; must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years
52.Why are there 100 senators in the Senate?
two from each state
53.Who selectsthe Supreme Court Justices?
Appointed by the President
54.How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
55.Why did teh pilgrims come to America?
for religious freedom
56.What is the head executive of a state government called?
57.What is teh head executive of a city government called?
58.What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the American colonists?
59.Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
60.When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776
61.What is the basic belief of teh Declaration of Independence?
That all men are created equal
62.What is the National Anthem of the United States?
The Star Spangled Banner
63.Who Wrote The Star Spangled Banner?
Francis Scott Key
64.Where does Freedom of Speech come from?
The Bill of Rights
65.What is teh minimum voting age in the United States?
66.Who signs bills into law?
The President
67.What is the highest court in the United States?
The Supreme Court
68.Who was President during the Civil War?
Abraham Lincoln
69.What did teh Emancipation Proclamation do.
Freed many slaves
70.What special group advises the President?
The Cabinet
71.Which President is called "the Father of Our Country"?
George Washington
72.What Immigration and Naturalization Service form is used to apply for naturalized citizenship?
Form N-400
73.Who helped the pilgrims in America?
The American Indians
74.What is the name of the ship that brought the pilgrims to America?
The Mayflower
75.What were the 13 original states of the United States called?
76.Name 3 rights or freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
Freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly and requesting change of government The right to bear arms The right to trial by jury
77.Who has the power to declare war?
The Congress
78.What kind of government does the United States have?
79.Which President freed the slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
80.In what year was the Constitution written?
81.What are the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution called?
The Bill of Rights
82.Name one purpose of the United Nations.
For countries to discuss and try to resolve world problems; to provide economic aid to many countries
83.Where does congress meet?
in the Capitol in Washington, DC
84.Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?
85.What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
The Preamble
86.Name one benefit of being a citizen of the United States.
Obtain federal government jobs; travel with a U.S. passport/ petition for close relatives to come to the U.S. to live
87.What is the most important right granted to U.S. citizens?
the right to vote
88.What is the United States Capitol?
The place where congress meets
89.What is the White House?
The president's official home
90.Where is the White House located?
1600 pennsylvania Ave. Northwest Washington, D.C.
91.What is the name of the President's official home?
The white house
92.Name on right guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Freedom of: Speech, Press, Religion, Peaceable Assembly, and Requesting Change of the Government
93.Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. military?
The President
94.Which President was the first Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. military?
George Washington
95.In what month do we vote for the President?
96.In what month is the new President inaugurated?
97.How may time may a senator be re-elected?
There is no limit
98.How may times may a congressman be re-elected?
There is no limit
99.What are the 2 major political parties in the U.S. today?
Democratic and Republican
100.How many states are there in the United States?

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