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US Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

Becoming a citizen of the USA in any other way apart from birth is not as easy as it seems. A person is expected to undergo tests before being confirmed as a citizen. The pretest below is suited for an aspiring citizen and gives you an overview of what is expected. All the best


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the current governor of your state?

    • A.

      Jeb Bush

    • B.

      Charlie Christ

    • C.

      Barack Obama

    • D.

      Thomas Jefferson

    Correct Answer
    B. Charlie Christ
  • 2. 

    What are some freedoms guaranteed by the first amendment?

    • A.

      Freedom to buy what ever you want.

    • B.

      Freedom of bare arms, freedom to walk.

    • C.

      Freedom to declare war against other countries.

    • D.

      Freedom of speech, press, religion, and the freedom to peacefully assemble.

    Correct Answer
    D. Freedom of speech, press, religion, and the freedom to peacefully assemble.
    Explanation
    The first amendment guarantees several freedoms, including freedom of speech, press, religion, and the freedom to peacefully assemble. These freedoms are fundamental rights that protect individuals' ability to express their opinions, beliefs, and ideas without government interference. Freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves verbally or through other forms of communication. Freedom of the press ensures that media outlets can report news and information without censorship. Freedom of religion protects individuals' rights to practice their chosen religion or no religion at all. Lastly, the freedom to peacefully assemble allows people to gather together for protests, demonstrations, or other peaceful purposes.

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  • 3. 

    Can you name the two senators from your state?

    • A.

      Jeff Sessions, and Richard C. Shelby.

    • B.

      Kristen E. Gillibrand, and Charled E. Schumer.

    • C.

      Saxby Chambliss and Johny Issakson.

    • D.

      Bell Martinez, and Bill Nelson.

    Correct Answer
    D. Bell Martinez, and Bill Nelson.
  • 4. 

    What do the stars on our flag mean?

    • A.

      One for each colonies in the Union.

    • B.

      One for each state in the Union.

    • C.

      One for each person in the Union.

    • D.

      One for each president.

    Correct Answer
    B. One for each state in the Union.
    Explanation
    The stars on our flag represent each state in the Union. Each star symbolizes the unity and representation of a state within the United States. This design element is a way to visually depict the collective strength and diversity of the states that make up the country.

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  • 5. 

    What are some benefits of being a citizen of the United States?

    • A.

      U.S citizens can vote, they can travel with a U.S passport, permission for family members to come to the U.S. and obtain some federal jobs.

    • B.

      They can do anything.

    • C.

      The work, and ask people for money, so they could pay the rent.

    • D.

      They could have religious freedom.

    Correct Answer
    A. U.S citizens can vote, they can travel with a U.S passport, permission for family members to come to the U.S. and obtain some federal jobs.
    Explanation
    The answer correctly identifies some benefits of being a citizen of the United States. These benefits include the ability to vote, travel with a U.S passport, bring family members to the U.S., and have access to certain federal jobs. These privileges are exclusive to U.S citizens and provide opportunities for civic engagement, mobility, and employment. Additionally, the answer does not include the unrelated statements about work, asking people for money, or religious freedom.

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  • 6. 

    What are the duties of congress?

    • A.

      Congress gives away money.

    • B.

      Congress help people buy houses.

    • C.

      Congress is the judicial branch of the U.S

    • D.

      Congress makes laws.

    Correct Answer
    D. Congress makes laws.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Congress makes laws." This is because the primary responsibility of Congress is to create, debate, and pass legislation. Congress consists of two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate, and its members are elected to represent the interests of the people. They propose and draft bills, hold hearings, and vote on whether to pass them into law. This legislative function is a crucial aspect of the democratic process, as it allows for the creation of policies and regulations that govern the nation.

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  • 7. 

    What color are the stripes in our flag?

    • A.

      Red and Blue.

    • B.

      Red and White.

    • C.

      Blue and White.

    • D.

      White and Green.

    Correct Answer
    B. Red and White.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is red and white because the question is asking about the colors of the stripes in "our flag." Since the colors red and white are commonly associated with many national flags, it can be inferred that the flag in question belongs to a country that has red and white stripes.

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  • 8. 

    For how long do we elect each president?

    • A.

      6 years.

    • B.

      2 years.

    • C.

      4 years.

    • D.

      8 years.

    Correct Answer
    C. 4 years.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4 years. In the United States, each president is elected for a term of 4 years. This is stated in the Constitution and ensures that there is a regular turnover of leadership and allows for accountability to the electorate. After serving one term, a president can choose to run for re-election and potentially serve a second term of 4 years. However, they cannot serve more than two terms in office.

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  • 9. 

    What did the emancipation proclamation do?

    • A.

      The emancipation proclamation freed the slaves.

    • B.

      The emancipation proclamation helped people have better life styles.

    • C.

      The emancipation proclamation gave money to poor people.

    • D.

      The emancipation proclamation separated blacks from whites.

    Correct Answer
    A. The emancipation proclamation freed the slaves.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the emancipation proclamation freed the slaves. This proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War in 1862. It declared that all slaves in Confederate territory were to be set free. This was a significant step towards ending slavery in the United States and was a major turning point in the fight for civil rights and equality.

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  • 10. 

    According to the constitution what are the requirements to become president.

    • A.

      Be a natural born citizen, had never go to prison, and you must be at least 35 years old.

    • B.

      Be a natural born citizen, you must be at least 35 years old, and had never smoke or drank beer.

    • C.

      Be a natural born citizen, had lived in the United States for at least 14 years, and had been a teacher.

    • D.

      Be a natural born citizen, you must be at least 35 years old, and had lived in the United States for at least 14 years.

    Correct Answer
    D. Be a natural born citizen, you must be at least 35 years old, and had lived in the United States for at least 14 years.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that to become president, one must be a natural born citizen, at least 35 years old, and have lived in the United States for at least 14 years. This is in accordance with the requirements outlined in the constitution.

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  • 11. 

    What is the Capital of you state?

    • A.

      Atlanta

    • B.

      Tallahassee

    • C.

      Washington D.C

    • D.

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    B. Tallahassee
    Explanation
    Tallahassee is the correct answer because it is the capital of the state being referred to in the question. The other options, Atlanta, Washington D.C, and Miami, are all capitals of different states or cities, but they are not the capital of the specific state mentioned in the question.

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  • 12. 

    What is the executive branch of our government?

    • A.

      The president his cabinet, and the legislative branch.

    • B.

      The president, his cabinet, and all the departments under them.

    • C.

      The president, the white house, and the first lady.

    • D.

      The president, the people, and his cabinet.

    Correct Answer
    B. The president, his cabinet, and all the departments under them.
    Explanation
    The executive branch of our government consists of the president, his cabinet, and all the departments under them. This branch is responsible for enforcing and executing laws, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the government. The president, as the head of the executive branch, appoints cabinet members and oversees their work. The departments under the executive branch, such as the Department of Defense or the Department of Justice, carry out specific functions and policies. Together, they form the executive branch, which is one of the three branches of the United States government.

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  • 13. 

    What are the 13 original states?

    • A.

      Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arizona, North and South Carolina, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey.

    • B.

      Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York and New Mexico.

    • C.

      Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey.

    • D.

      Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Florida, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey.

    Correct Answer
    C. Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey.
    Explanation
    The correct answer lists the 13 original states of the United States. These states were the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution and form the union. They include Connecticut, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey.

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  • 14. 

    What do the stripes on the flag mean?

    • A.

      13 presidents.

    • B.

      13 original states.

    • C.

      13 house of representatives.

    • D.

      13 senators.

    Correct Answer
    B. 13 original states.
    Explanation
    The stripes on the flag represent the 13 original states of the United States. Each stripe represents one of the original colonies that declared independence from Great Britain and formed the United States. The 13 original states are Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia.

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  • 15. 

    What is the White House?

    • A.

      The President's official home.

    • B.

      Where the Senators meet.

    • C.

      United State's history museum.

    • D.

      Where Representatives meet.

    Correct Answer
    A. The President's official home.
    Explanation
    The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. It is located in Washington, D.C. and serves as the symbol of the presidency. The President lives in the White House and carries out official duties from there. It is also where important meetings, events, and ceremonies take place. The White House is a historic and iconic building that represents the executive branch of the U.S. government.

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  • 16. 

    What is the most important right granted to U.S citizens?

    • A.

      To travel.

    • B.

      To talk.

    • C.

      To work.

    • D.

      To vote.

    Correct Answer
    D. To vote.
    Explanation
    The most important right granted to U.S citizens is the right to vote. Voting is a fundamental aspect of democracy, allowing citizens to have a say in their government and participate in the decision-making process. Through voting, citizens can elect representatives who will make laws and policies that affect their lives. It is a crucial right that empowers individuals to shape the direction of their country and have a voice in the political system.

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  • 17. 

    What is the purpose of the United Nations?

    • A.

      The United Nation is where all people are treated equally.

    • B.

      The United Nation is a place for a country to discuss and try to resolve problems.

    • C.

      The United Nation is where president Barack Obama lives.

    • D.

      The United Nation is where they make laws.

    Correct Answer
    B. The United Nation is a place for a country to discuss and try to resolve problems.
    Explanation
    The purpose of the United Nations is to provide a platform for countries to come together and engage in discussions aimed at resolving global issues and conflicts. It serves as a forum for diplomatic negotiations and cooperation among nations to promote peace, security, and development. The United Nations does not make laws, but it does facilitate the creation of international agreements and treaties. It also works towards upholding human rights, promoting social progress, and addressing humanitarian crises.

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  • 18. 

    What are some freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights?

    • A.

      There are many freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom to peacefully assemble, the right to bear arms, the right to a trial by jury, the right to have public defender, and others.

    • B.

      There are many freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights. Freedom to buy stuff at the store, to walk down the streets.

    • C.

      There are many freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights. Freedom to greet people also to buy what ever you want.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    A. There are many freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom to peacefully assemble, the right to bear arms, the right to a trial by jury, the right to have public defender, and others.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the first option. The bill of rights guarantees various freedoms such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom to peacefully assemble, the right to bear arms, the right to a trial by jury, the right to have a public defender, and more. The second and third options do not accurately describe the freedoms guaranteed by the bill of rights.

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  • 19. 

    How many time may a senator be re-elected?

    • A.

      2 years .

    • B.

      8 years.

    • C.

      No limit.

    • D.

      6 years.

    Correct Answer
    C. No limit.
    Explanation
    A senator may be re-elected an unlimited number of times. There is no restriction on the number of times a senator can run for re-election. This allows for the possibility of a senator serving in office for an extended period of time, as long as they continue to win re-election.

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  • 20. 

    What is the head executive of a state government called?

    • A.

      Judicial

    • B.

      Executive

    • C.

      Legislative

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Executive
    Explanation
    The head executive of a state government is called the executive. This position is responsible for overseeing the implementation and enforcement of laws and policies within the state. They are typically elected or appointed and have the authority to make executive decisions and manage the day-to-day operations of the government. The executive is separate from the legislative and judicial branches, which have their own distinct roles and responsibilities.

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  • 21. 

    What is the executive of a city government called?

    • A.

      A governor.

    • B.

      A president.

    • C.

      A major.

    • D.

      A senator.

    Correct Answer
    C. A major.
    Explanation
    The executive of a city government is called a mayor. The term "major" in the answer is likely a typographical error. A mayor is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government, responsible for making decisions, implementing policies, and overseeing the administration of the city. Governors, presidents, and senators, on the other hand, hold different positions in the state or national government and are not directly involved in the management of a city government.

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  • 22. 

    What is the basic belief o the declaration of independence?

    • A.

      Is the belief that everybody can be a citizen.

    • B.

      Is the belief that all men are created equal.

    • C.

      Is the belief that all the citizen can travel without a passport.

    • D.

      Is the belief that all the citizens must fill the for N-400 to get out of the country.

    Correct Answer
    B. Is the belief that all men are created equal.
    Explanation
    The basic belief of the Declaration of Independence is that all men are created equal. This means that every individual, regardless of their race, gender, or social status, has inherent rights and should be treated with fairness and equality. This belief forms the foundation of the principles of democracy and human rights that are enshrined in the Declaration of Independence.

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  • 23. 

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    • A.

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    • B.

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    • C.

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    • D.

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    • E.

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    Correct Answer
    B. Ddddddddgfyrtfy
    Explanation
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