Quiz: Citizenship Test For US Citizen

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  • 1. 
    What is one reason colonists came to America?
    • A. 

      For economic opportunity (Freedom)

    • B. 

      To establish Russian rule in America

    • C. 

      To work in factories that were set up on the East Coast

  • 2. 
    What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
    • A. 

      He was the first President of the U.S.

    • B. 

      He was a diplomat.

    • C. 

      He freed the slaves.

  • 3. 
    Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.*
    • A. 

      The Mexican American War

    • B. 

      The Civil War

    • C. 

      World War II

  • 4. 
    Name one of the two longest rivers in the United States.
    • A. 

      Mississippi River

    • B. 

      Ohio River

    • C. 

      Colorado River

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the national anthem?
    • A. 

      "God Bless America"

    • B. 

      "My Country, 'tis of thee"

    • C. 

      "The Star-Spangled Banner"

  • 6. 
    What did the Declaration of Independence do?
    • A. 

      It announced that all slaves were free.

    • B. 

      It set up the government.

    • C. 

      It announced our independence from Great Britain.

  • 7. 
    How many U.S. Senators are there?
    • A. 

      125

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      100

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the President of the United States now?
    • A. 

      George W. Bush

    • B. 

      Barack Obama

    • C. 

      John Mccain

  • 9. 
    What is the highest court in the United States?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court

    • B. 

      The Senate Court

    • C. 

      The Presidential Tribunal

  • 10. 
    There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
    • A. 

      Voting by states

    • B. 

      The Electoral College

    • C. 

      Any citizen can vote.

  • 11. 
    What is freedom of religion?
    • A. 

      You can pray only on Sunday.

    • B. 

      You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion

    • C. 

      You must be a Catholic.

  • 12. 
    What is the supreme law of the land?
    • A. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      The Constitution

  • 13. 
    The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
    • A. 

      435

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      100

  • 14. 
    Under our Constitution some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  • 15. 
    What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
    • A. 

      Freedom of Expression and the Right to Vote

    • B. 

      Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Assembly

    • C. 

      Freedom of Speech and the Right to be President

  • 16. 
    Why did the colonists fight the British?
    • A. 

      Because of slavery

    • B. 

      Taxation without representation

    • C. 

      Because of a land dispute with France

  • 17. 
    What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico Territory

    • B. 

      Guam Territory

    • C. 

      Louisiana Territory

  • 18. 
    Why does the flag have 50 stars?
    • A. 

      One for every Senator.

    • B. 

      One for each state.

    • C. 

      Because there were 50 original colonies.

  • 19. 
    Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
    • A. 

      Cherokee

    • B. 

      Black Eagles

    • C. 

      Grecians

  • 20. 
    What did Susan B. Anthony do?
    • A. 

      She was the only woman who signed the Declaration of Independence.

    • B. 

      She fought for women's rights.

    • C. 

      She wrote some of the Federalist Papers.

  • 21. 
    The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Hamilton

    • C. 

      James Madison

  • 22. 
    When must all men register for the Selective Service?
    • A. 

      At the age of eighteen

    • B. 

      After they get married

    • C. 

      When they retire

  • 23. 
    What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
    • A. 

      Ted Kennedy

    • B. 

      Rahm Emmanuel

    • C. 

      Nancy Pelosi

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