Can You Pass The Citizenship Quiz?

10 Questions
Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

Can you answer 10 questions from the test given to people applying to become U. S. Citizens?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      37

  • 2. 
    How many representatives are there in the House of Representatives? 
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      335

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      535

  • 3. 
    How long are the terms for U.S. senators?
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Four years

    • C. 

      Six years

    • D. 

      Eight years

  • 4. 
    Who becomes president if both the president and the vice president die?
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Senate Majority Leader

    • C. 

      Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Secretary of Defense

  • 5. 
    Who is the Commander in Chief of the military? 
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • C. 

      Secretary of Defense

    • D. 

      President

  • 6. 
    What are the first words of the Constitution? 
    • A. 

      These are the times that try men's souls

    • B. 

      When in the course of human events

    • C. 

      We the people of the United States

    • D. 

      It was the best of times

  • 7. 
    What prevents one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
    • A. 

      The president

    • B. 

      Separation of powers

    • C. 

      Opinion polls

    • D. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a member of the President's Cabinet?
    • A. 

      Secretary of State

    • B. 

      Attorney General

    • C. 

      Secretary of Labor

    • D. 

      Chief Justice

  • 9. 
    Under the Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government and some to the states. Which of the following is not a power of the states?
    • A. 

      Providing education

    • B. 

      Running police and fire departments

    • C. 

      Printing money

    • D. 

      Approving driver's licenses

  • 10. 
    Why do some states have more representatives in the House than others?
    • A. 

      They joined the union earlier

    • B. 

      They do not have as many senators

    • C. 

      They are larger in population

    • D. 

      They are larger in geographic size