Citizenship Test Pre Chinese Exclusion Act

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A sample of what Chinese immigrants would have gone through to become citizens before the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was enacted.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the colors of our flag?

    • A.

      Blue, green, and black

    • B.

      Red, white, and blue

    • C.

      Green, yellow, and red

    Correct Answer
    B. Red, white, and blue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is red, white, and blue. This is because these are the colors commonly associated with the flag of the United States. The flag consists of alternating red and white horizontal stripes, with a blue rectangle in the top left corner containing 50 white stars representing the 50 states. Red symbolizes valor and bravery, white represents purity and innocence, and blue signifies vigilance, perseverance, and justice.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first President?

    • A.

      George Washington

    • B.

      John Quincey Adams

    • C.

      Abraham Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    A. George Washington
    Explanation
    George Washington was the first President of the United States. He served as the President from 1789 to 1797. Washington played a crucial role in establishing the foundations of the American government and setting precedents for future presidents. He was a respected military leader during the American Revolutionary War and was unanimously elected as the first President under the newly formed Constitution. His leadership and dedication to the principles of democracy made him an influential figure in American history.

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  • 3. 

    Which city is the capital of the United States of America?

    • A.

      San Francisco

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Washington D.C.

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington D.C.
    Explanation
    Washington D.C. is the correct answer because it is the capital city of the United States of America. It is where the White House, the Capitol building, and many other important government institutions are located. San Francisco and Chicago are major cities in the United States, but they are not the capital.

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  • 4. 

    What is the supreme court law of the United States?

    • A.

      The Bill of Rights

    • B.

      The Constitution

    • C.

      The Declaration of Independence

    Correct Answer
    B. The Constitution
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme court law of the United States as it outlines the structure and powers of the federal government, including the establishment of the Supreme Court. It also guarantees fundamental rights and freedoms to the citizens of the United States. The Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence are important documents in American history, but they do not serve as the supreme court law.

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  • 5. 

    Who becomes President of the United States if the President should die?

    • A.

      The Attorney General

    • B.

      The Vice President

    • C.

      The Speaker of the House of Representatives

    Correct Answer
    B. The Vice President
    Explanation
    If the President of the United States were to die, the Vice President would become the new President. This is stated in the United States Constitution, which outlines the line of succession for the presidency. The Vice President is the first in line to assume the presidency in case of the President's death, resignation, or removal from office. The Attorney General and the Speaker of the House of Representatives do not have a direct path to the presidency in the event of the President's death.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

    • A.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B.

      George Washington

    • C.

      John Adams

    Correct Answer
    A. Thomas Jefferson
    Explanation
    Thomas Jefferson was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence. He was a prominent political figure and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Jefferson's eloquent writing skills and his strong belief in individual rights and freedom made him the ideal candidate to draft the document. His words and ideas in the Declaration of Independence played a crucial role in shaping the principles and values of the newly formed nation.

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  • 7. 

    Which President is called the "Father of our country"?

    • A.

      Andrew Jackson

    • B.

      George Washington

    • C.

      James Monroe

    Correct Answer
    B. George Washington
    Explanation
    George Washington is called the "Father of our country" because he played a crucial role in the founding of the United States. He served as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later became the first President of the United States. Washington's leadership and statesmanship were instrumental in establishing the principles and institutions that form the foundation of the United States. His contributions to the country's independence and his role in shaping the presidency earned him the title "Father of our country."

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  • 8. 

    What kind of government does the United States have?

    • A.

      Monarchy

    • B.

      Communist

    • C.

      Democracy

    Correct Answer
    C. Democracy
    Explanation
    The United States has a democracy government. This means that the power is held by the people, who elect representatives to make decisions on their behalf. In a democracy, citizens have the right to vote, express their opinions, and participate in the decision-making process. The United States has a representative democracy, where elected officials represent the interests and concerns of the people in the government.

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  • 9. 

    From whom did the United States gain independence?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. England
    Explanation
    The United States gained independence from England. England was the ruling power over the American colonies until the American Revolution, which resulted in the establishment of the United States as an independent nation. France and Germany were not directly involved in the American Revolution and did not play a role in the United States gaining independence.

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  • 10. 

    Which country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. England
    Explanation
    During the Revolutionary War, the United States fought against England. This war took place from 1775 to 1783 and was fought between the American colonies and Great Britain. The American colonists sought independence from British rule and formed the Continental Army to fight against the British forces. The war resulted in the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which recognized the United States as an independent nation. France did provide support to the American colonies during the war, but they were not the country that the United States fought against.

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