Basic Questions From The US Citizenship And Immigration Services

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Basic questions from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The First Amendment gaurantees:
    • A. 

      Freedom of Religion

    • B. 

      The Right to Assemble

    • C. 

      Freedom of speech

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Each state has:
    • A. 

      100 Senators

    • B. 

      2 Senators

    • C. 

      435 Senators

    • D. 

      50 Senators

  • 3. 
    To become President, you must:
    • A. 

      Be at least 35 years old.

    • B. 

      Be a natural born U.S. citizen.

    • C. 

      Have lived in the U.S. all of your life.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    After becoming a country, our first laws were called:
    • A. 

      The Declaration

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      The Gettysburg Address

    • D. 

      The Constitution

  • 5. 
    What branch of government is the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      Military

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Legislative

  • 6. 
    A representative democracy is also known as a direct democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The ___________ is the supreme law of the land?
  • 8. 
    The first three words of the Constitution are _____________.
  • 9. 
    A change or addition to the Constitution is called a(n)
  • 10. 
    The first ten amendments to the Constitution are known as the __________________.
  • 11. 
    The ________________ declares, "We hold these truths to be self evident."
  • 12. 
    John Locke's natural rights philosophy is expressed in the Declaration of Independence.  Jefferson stated that people have the inalienable right to ___________________
  • 13. 
    John Locke never stated that people have a right to happiness.  He stated that people have a right to life, liberty and ______________.  
  • 14. 
    The economic system in the United States is known as ________________.  This means we favor a ______________ economy.  
  • 15. 
    The branch of government that makes the law is the _______________ branch. 
  • 16. 
    The branch of government that enforces the law is the _______________ branch. 
  • 17. 
    The branch of government that interprets the law is the _______________ branch. 
  • 18. 
    __________________ and _________________  prevent one branch of government from becoming too powerfu.
  • 19. 
    The two parts, or bodies of the U.S. Congress are the __________________ and ______________.
  • 20. 
    There are ____________ US Senators.
  • 21. 
    Senators serve ______ years in office.
  • 22. 
    The House of Representatives has _____________voting members
  • 23. 
    A U.S. Representative serves for ______ years. 
  • 24. 
    Representation in the House is based on the ______________ of the state.
  • 25. 
    Representation in the Senate is based on equality; each state has _______ Senators.  
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