Practice US Citizenship Trivia Questions

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US Citizenship Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      The Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      The Preamble

  • 2. 
    Why do some states have more Representatives than others?
    • A. 

      Because they were part of the original thirteen colonies

    • B. 

      Because they have more money

    • C. 

      Because they have more people

  • 3. 
    What does the President's Cabinet do?
    • A. 

      It advises the President.

    • B. 

      It makes federal laws.

    • C. 

      It reviews federal laws to see if they are constitutional.

  • 4. 
    What are the two major political parties in the United States?
    • A. 

      Libertarian and Green

    • B. 

      Communist and Capitalist

    • C. 

      Democratic and Republican

  • 5. 
    What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
    • A. 

      Vote and join a political party

    • B. 

      Get a job and drive a car

    • C. 

      Watch TV and eat at restaurants

  • 6. 
    What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Constitution was written

    • C. 

      There was a war between the North and the South

  • 7. 
    What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?
    • A. 

      He freed the slaves.

    • B. 

      He signed the Declaration of Independence.

    • C. 

      He fought for civil rights.

  • 8. 
    Where is the Statue of Liberty?
    • A. 

      In Washington, DC

    • B. 

      In New York Harbor

    • C. 

      In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 9. 
    What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Religion and Speech

    • B. 

      Press and Assembly

    • C. 

      Life and Liberty

  • 10. 
    We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Four years

    • C. 

      Six years

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
    • A. 

      Joe Biden

    • B. 

      Sarah Palin

    • C. 

      Dick Cheney

  • 12. 
    How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      9

  • 13. 
    What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
    • A. 

      To work at a bank

    • B. 

      To serve on a jury

    • C. 

      To be a PTA member

  • 14. 
    Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
    • A. 

      The Spanish

    • B. 

      Native Americans

    • C. 

      French trappers

  • 15. 
    Who is the "Father of Our Country"?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 16. 
    Who was President during World War One?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 17. 
    What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

  • 18. 
    Name two national U.S. holidays.
    • A. 

      Decoration Day and Boxing Day

    • B. 

      Thanksgiving and Independence Day

    • C. 

      Green Day and Culture Day

  • 19. 
    What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

  • 20. 
    Who was President during the Great Depression and World War Two?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

  • 21. 
    Who was the first President?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      James Madison

  • 22. 
    What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
    • A. 

      Africans

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Japanese

  • 23. 
    What are two rights only for United States citizens?
    • A. 

      The Rights of Speech and Religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of Assembly and the Press

    • C. 

      The Right to Vote and to run for office

  • 24. 
    Who is the Chief Justice of the United States?
    • A. 

      Joe Biden

    • B. 

      John Roberts

    • C. 

      Nancy Pelosi

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