What's Your Immigration IQ?

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 1012

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What

How much do you know about immigration in the United States? This is an important topic in American politics, so take this quiz to see how much you know, and maybe learn a few new facts as well.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are more than 15 million immigrants living illegally in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Most immigrants living in the U.S. are here unlawfully.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Most immigrants living in the United States illegally are from Mexico.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If someone marries a U.S. citizen, they automatically are granted legal status themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Children born in the United States are automatically U.S. citizens, regardless of the legal status of their parents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All children in the United States have the right to attend public elementary and secondary school, regardless of their legal status or their parents' legal status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Everyone who graduates from high school in the United States, regardless of their legal status, is eligible to apply for and receive federal federal financial aid to attend college.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All children, regardless of their legal status, are eligible for food stamps if their family incomes fall beneath a certain level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Prior to 1882, there was no illegal immigration to the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The percentage of people in the United States today who are immigrants is higher than at any other point in American history.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Refugees are immigrants who have fled persecution, poverty, or a natural disaster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    There are more immigrants living in the City of Chicago than in the suburbs of Chicago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    There are more undocumented immigrants living in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois than in the other forty-five states combined.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Most undocumented immigrants arrived in the United States in the past ten years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Undocumented immigrants do not pay taxes.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    It is a crime to be in the United States illegally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Most economists think that illegal immigration is harmful to the U.S. economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Immigrants commit crimes at a lower rate than native-born U.S. citizens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Arizona is home to more undocumented immigrants than North Carolina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The percentage of the overall population in Nevada that are immigrants is higher than in the United States as a whole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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