Immigration Calculations

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US Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

See how much you know about immigrants and immigration in California and America


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____________ Americans is an immigrant.
    • A. 

      1 in 5

    • B. 

      1 in 9

    • C. 

      1 in 12

  • 2. 
    ____________ Bay Area residents is an immigrant.
    • A. 

      1 in 3

    • B. 

      1 in 5

    • C. 

      1 in 9

  • 3. 
    California is the 6th largest economy in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    At least a third of California’s population is ______ born.
    • A. 

      Native

    • B. 

      Foreign

  • 5. 
    California is home to more than ___________ immigrants – California has always been an immigrant or gateway workforce.
    • A. 

      5 million

    • B. 

      10 million

    • C. 

      12 million

  • 6. 
    1880-1929 ___________ of immigrants came to the U.S. from Europe
    • A. 

      65 percent

    • B. 

      76 percent

    • C. 

      84 percent

  • 7. 
    1965-2006 _________ of immigrants came to the U.S. from Latin America and Asia
    • A. 

      65 percent

    • B. 

      76 percent

    • C. 

      84 percent

  • 8. 
    ___________ of U.S. farm workers are immigrants
    • A. 

      50 percent

    • B. 

      65 percent

    • C. 

      78 percent

  • 9. 
    ____________ of the engineers and scientists in Silicon Valley, California are foreign-born.
    • A. 

      35 percent

    • B. 

      53 percent

    • C. 

      60 percent

  • 10. 
    25 percent of U.S. technology entrepreneurs are immigrants
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    1997-2006 Latina-owned businesses grow ________ nationwide. 80 percent are in the service sector.
    • A. 

      90 percent

    • B. 

      100 percent

    • C. 

      121 percent

  • 12. 
    ____________ of Ph.D. students in American computer Science and Engineering Programs are immigrants.
    • A. 

      25 percent

    • B. 

      30 percent

    • C. 

      40 percent

  • 13. 
    Every year, some ___________ immigrants come to California in search of freedom and opportunity.
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      300,000

  • 14. 
    2000-2050 There's __________ growth in U.S. population due to new immigrants and their children.
    • A. 

      30 percent

    • B. 

      50 percent

    • C. 

      60 percent

  • 15. 
    2000-2050 There's ____________ growth in U.S. working-age population due to new immigrants and their children.
    • A. 

      60 percent

    • B. 

      70 percent

    • C. 

      83 percent

  • 16. 
    _____________ is a person who moves regularly in order to find work especially in harvesting crops
    • A. 

      Immigrant

    • B. 

      Migrant

  • 17. 
    ____________ is a person who comes to a country to take up permanent residence
    • A. 

      Immigrant

    • B. 

      Migrant