Illegal Immigration

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on illegal immigration for a school project.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some reasons immigrants choose to leave their countries?Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Poverty

    • B. 

      Health Care

    • C. 

      Escape war

    • D. 

      Locating Family

  • 2. 
    What country houses illegal immigrants where 59% of those are from Mexico?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 3. 
    What is illegal immigration?
    • A. 

      Passing a country's borders without proper documentation

    • B. 

      Staying in a country after papers expire

    • C. 

      Moving to a different state

    • D. 

      Moving to a different county

  • 4. 
    What country does the United States have a double layered fence between the other country and the US?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Greenland

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the eastern port of entry to the United States until November of 1954?
    • A. 

      Angel Island

    • B. 

      Immigration Station

    • C. 

      Ellis Island

    • D. 

      New York

  • 6. 
    What wasthe name of the western port of entry to the United States starting at 1910?
    • A. 

      Angel Island

    • B. 

      Immigration Station

    • C. 

      Ellis Island

    • D. 

      New York

  • 7. 
     What year did Ellis Island close?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      Never closed

    • D. 

      1912

  • 8. 
    The _______ is the temporary pass to enter a country.
  • 9. 
    What is the name of the group of people in charge of guarding the Mexican-United States border?
    • A. 

      US patrol

    • B. 

      Immigration guards

    • C. 

      Border Patrol

    • D. 

      Border Guards

  • 10. 
    What act reduced the amount of immigrants allowed to enter a country a year?
    • A. 

      Immigration act

    • B. 

      Limiting act

    • C. 

      Johnson-Reed act

    • D. 

      Entry act

  • 11. 
    During the California Gold Rush, what was the main country trying to gain access to America in order to get to the gold?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 12. 
    The Bracero Program brought ________ Mexicans for cheap labor.
    • A. 

      5,000,000

    • B. 

      500,000

    • C. 

      50,000

    • D. 

      5,000

    • E. 

      500

  • 13. 
    The _______ ________ allowed Japanese "picture brides" to enter the United States to visit their husbands.
    • A. 

      Japanese-America act

    • B. 

      Gentlemen's Agreement

    • C. 

      Johnson-Reed act

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 14. 
    What war caused the immigration of thousands of Mexicans?
    • A. 

      French-Indian

    • B. 

      Mexican Revolution

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 15. 
    In 1980 what country released 125,000 of its citizens for the United States during the Mariel Boatlift?
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Greenland

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Cuba