US Citizenship Civics Practice Exam

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US Citizenship Civics Practice Exam - Quiz

The US Citizenship Civics Practice is a set of questions set for citizens during the naturalisation test of the particular citizens. Under this test, questions relating to the rights, obligations, constitution, systems of government, social vices relating to country developments are asked. Also, for an easy attempt of this, applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the passing score of the examination?

    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      72%

    • C. 

      62%

    • D. 

      60%

    Correct Answer
    D. 60%
    Explanation
    The passing score of the examination is 60%. This means that in order to pass the exam, a student must achieve a score that is equal to or higher than 60% of the total marks.

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  • 2. 

    Which state was first in requiring the exam before high school graduation?

    • A. 

      Utah

    • B. 

      Indiana

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    D. Arizona
    Explanation
    Arizona was the first state to require an exam before high school graduation. This means that before students in Arizona can graduate from high school, they must pass a standardized exam. It is important to note that this requirement was implemented before any other state, making Arizona the pioneer in this regard.

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  • 3. 

    Who is the current president of the United States?

    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Donald Trump

    • C. 

      Barack Obama

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    Correct Answer
    B. Donald Trump
    Explanation
    The current president of the United States is Donald Trump.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is not a state in United States?

    • A. 

      Utah

    • B. 

      Arizona

    • C. 

      Liverpool

    • D. 

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    C. Liverpool
    Explanation
    Liverpool is not a state in the United States. It is actually a city in the United Kingdom, specifically in the county of Merseyside, England. The other options listed, Utah, Arizona, and Ohio, are all states within the United States.

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  • 5. 

    Which continent is United States located?

    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. North America
    Explanation
    The United States is located in North America. This is because North America is the continent where the United States is geographically situated.

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  • 6. 

    Who became president of United States in 1992?

    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Donald Trump

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton

    Correct Answer
    D. Bill Clinton
    Explanation
    In 1992, Bill Clinton became the president of the United States.

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  • 7. 

    When was the World Trade Center attacked?

    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      2003

    Correct Answer
    B. 2001
    Explanation
    In 2001, the World Trade Center was attacked. This event, commonly known as 9/11, occurred on September 11th when terrorists hijacked four airplanes. Two of the planes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing their collapse and resulting in the loss of thousands of lives. This tragic event had a profound impact on the world, leading to significant changes in global security measures and the United States' foreign policy.

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  • 8. 

    When was Barack Obama elected as the US President?

    • A. 

      2011

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      2009

    • D. 

      2008

    Correct Answer
    D. 2008
    Explanation
    Barack Obama was elected as the US President in 2008. This was the year when he won the presidential election and became the 44th President of the United States.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is not a way of becoming an American citizen?

    • A. 

      By skin color 

    • B. 

      By birth

    • C. 

      By marriage

    • D. 

      By naturalisation

    Correct Answer
    A. By skin color 
    Explanation
    Becoming an American citizen by skin color is not a valid way because citizenship is not determined by one's race or skin color. Citizenship can be acquired through birth, either by being born on American soil or by being born to American parents, by marriage to an American citizen, or by going through the process of naturalization.

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  • 10. 

    How many states is in United States of America?

    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      50

    Correct Answer
    C. 51
    Explanation
    The United States of America is composed of 50 states. However, the question asks for the number of states "in" the United States of America, which could be interpreted as including territories such as Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia. Including these territories, the total number of states and territories in the United States of America would be 51.

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