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US New Citizenship Test To Become a U.S. CITIZEN

Immigrants who hope to become a U.S. citizen need to take an exam with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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The 100 questions are in groups by:

  1. Principles of American Democracy
  2. System of Government
  3. Rights and Responsibilities
  1. Colonial Period and Independence
  2. 1800s
  1. Geography
  2. Symbols
  3. Holidays
  1. What is the supreme law of the land?
  2.       The constitution
  3. What does the constitution do?
  4. Sets up the government
    Defines the government
    Protects basic rights of Americans
  5. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the constitution. What are these words?
  6. We the people
  7. What is an amendment?
  8. A change (to the constitution)
    An addition (to the constitution)
  9. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
  10. Bill of rights
  11. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? *
  12. Speech
    Petition the government
  13. How many amendments does the Constitution have?
  14. Twenty seven (27)
  15. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
  16. Announced our independence (from Great Britain)
    Declared our independence (from Great Britain)
    Said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)
  17. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence?
  18. Life
    Pursuit of happiness
  19. What is freedom of religion?
  20. You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.
  21. What is the economic system of United States? *
  22. Capitalism economy
    Market economy
  23. What is the rule of the law?
  24. Everyone must follow the law
    Leaders must obey the law
    Government must obey the law
    No one is above of the law
  25. B. System of Government
  26. Name one branch or part of the government. *
  27. Congress
    The courts
  28. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
  29. Checks and Balances
    Separation of powers
  30. Who is in charge of the executive branch?
  31. The president
  32. Who makes the federal laws?
  33. The Congress
    Senate and House of representatives
    Us or national Legislature
  34. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress? *
  35. The senate and House of representatives
  36. How many U.S. Senators are there?
  37. One hundred (100)
  38. We elect U.S. Senator for how many years?
  39. Six years (6)
  40. Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now?*
  41. Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]
  42. The house of Representatives has how many voting members?
  43. Four hundred and thirty five (435)
  44. We elect U.S. Representative for how many years?
  45. Two years (2)
  46. Name your U.S. Representative.
  47. Answers will vary. [Residents of territories with nonvoting delegates or Resident Commissioners may provide the name of that Delegate or Commissioner. Also acceptable is any statement that the territory has no (voting) Representatives in congress.]
  48. Who does a U.S. senator represent?
  49. All people of the state
  50. Why do some states have more Representatives tan other states?
  51. Because of the state’s population
    Because they have more people
    Because some states have more people
  52. We elect a president for how many years?
  53. Four (4)
  54. In what month do we vote for President?*
  55. November
  56. 28. What is the name of the President of the United Sates now? *
    Barack Obama
  57. 29. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
    Joe Biden
  58. 30. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
    The Vice President
  59. If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
  60. The speaker of the House
  61. Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
  62. The President
  63. Who signs bill to become laws?
  64. The President
  65. Who votes bills?
  66. The President
  67. What does the President’s Cabinet do?
  68. Advises the President
  69. What are two Cabinet-level positions?
  70. Secretary of Agriculture
    Secretary of Commerce
    Secretary of Defense
    Secretary of Education
    Secretary of Energy
    Secretary of Health and Human Services
    Secretary of Homeland Security
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
    Secretary of Interior
    Secretary of Labor
    Secretary of State
    Secretary of Transportation
    Secretary of Treasury
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs
    Attorney General
    Vice President
  71. What does the judicial branch do?
  72. Review the laws
    Explain the laws
    Resolves disputes (disagreements)
    Decides if a law goes against the Constitution
  73. What is the highest court in the United Sates?
  74. The Supreme Court
  75. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
  76. Nine (9)
  77. Who is the Chief justice of the United States now?
  78. John Roberts (John Roberts, Jr.)
  79. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
  80. To print the money
    To declare war
    To create army
    To make treaties
  81. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
  82. Provide schooling and education
    Provide protection (police)
    Provide safety (fire departments)
    Give a drive’s license
    Approve zoning and land use
  83. Who is the governor of your state now?
  84. Answer will vary. [District of Columbia residents should answer that D.C. does not have Governor.]
  85. What is the capital of your state?*
  86. Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents should answer that D.C. is not a state and does not have a capital. Residents of U.S. territories should name the capital of the territory.]
  87. What are the two major political parties in the Unites States? *
  88. Democratic and Republican
  89. What is the political party of the President now?
  90. Republican Party
  91. What is the name of the Speaker of the House representatives now?
  92. Nancy Pelosi
  93. C. Rights and Responsibilities.
  94. There are four amendments to the constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
  95. Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote)
    You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote
    Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
    A male citizen of any race (can vote)
  96. What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizen?*
  97. Serve on the jury
    Vote in a federal election
  98. 50. Name one right only for United States citizens.
    Vote in federal election
    Run for federal office
  99. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
  100. Freedom of expression
    Freedom of speech
    Freedom of assembly
    Freedom of petition of governments
    Freedom of worship
    The right of bear arms
  101. What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
  103. The United Sates
    The flag
  104. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
  105. Give up loyalty to others countries.
    Defend the Constitution and laws of United States.
    Obey the laws of United States
    Serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
    Serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
    Be loyal to the United States
  106. How old do citizen have to be to vote for President? *
  107. Eighteen (18)
  108. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
  109. Vote
    Enjoy a political party
    Help with a campaign
    Join a civic group
    Join a community group
    Give an elected official your opinion on an issue
    Call Senators and Representatives
    Publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
    Run for office
    Write to a newspaper
  110. When is the last day that you can send a federal tax?*
  111. April 15
  112. When must all men register for the selective Service?
  113. At age eighteen (18)
    Between eighteen (18) and twenty-six (26)
  115. What is one reason colonists came to America?
  117. Freedom
    Political liberty
    Religious freedom
    Economic opportunity
    Practice their religion
    Escape persecution
  118. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
  119. American Indians
    Native Americas
  120. What group of people was taken to America and sold slaves?
  121. Africans
    People from Africa
  122. Why did the colonist fight the British?
  123. Because of high taxes (taxation without representation)
    Because the British army stayed in their houses (boarding, quartering)
    Because they didn’t have self-government
  124. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
  125. Thomas Jefferson
  126. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
  127. July 4, 1776
  128. There were 13 originals states. Name three.
  129. New Hampshire
    Rhode Island
    New Your
    New Jersey
    North Carolina
    South Carolina
  130. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
  131. The Constitution was written
    The founding Fathers wrote the Constitution
  132. When was the Constitution written?
  133. 1787
  134. The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.
  135. James Madison
    Alexander Hamilton
    John Jay
  136. What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
  137. U.S. diplomat
    Oldest member of the Constitutional Convention
    First Postmaster General of the United States
    Writer of “Poor Richard’s Almanac”
    Started the First free libraries
  138. Who is the “Father of Our Country”?
  139. George Washington
  140. Who was the first President?*
  141. George Washington
  142. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?
  143. The Louisiana Territory
  144. Name one war fought by United States in the 1800s.
  145. War of 1812
    Mexican-American War
    Civil War
    Spanish-American War
  146. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
  147. The Civil War
    The War Between the States
  148. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.
  149. Slavery
    Economic reasons
    States’ rights
  150. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*
  151. Freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation)
    Saved (or preserved) the Union
    Led the United States during the Civil War
  152. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
  153. Freed slaves
    Freed slaves in the Confederacy
    Freed slaves in the Confederate states
    Freed slaves in most Southern states
  154. What did Susan B. Anthony do?
  155. Fought for women’s rights
    Fought for civil rights
  156. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s. *
  157. World War I
    World War II
    Korean War
    Vietnam War
    (Persian) Gulf War
  158. Who was President during World War I?
  159. (Woodrow) Wilson.
  160. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
  161. (Franklin) Roosevelt
  162. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
  163. Japan, Germany and Italy
  164. Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?
  165. World War II
  166. During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?
  167. Communism
  168. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
  169. Civil rights (movement)
  170. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?*
  171. Fought for civil rights
    Worked for equality for all Americans
  172. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
  173. Terrorists attacked the United States
  174. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
  175. Cherokee
  177. Name one of two longest rivers in the United States.
  178. Missouri (River)
    Mississippi (River)
  179. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
  180. Pacific (Ocean)
  182. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
  183. Atlantic (Ocean)
  185. Name one U.S. territory
  186. Puerto Rico
    U.S. Virgin Islands
    American Samoa
    Northern Mariana Islands
  187. Name one state that borders Canada
  188. Maine
    New Hampshire
    New York
    North Dakota
  189. Name one state that borders Mexico
  190. California
    New Mexico
  191. What is the capital of the United States?*
  192. Washington D.C.
  194. Where is the Statute of the Liberty?*
  195. New York (Harbor)
    Liberty Island
  197. SYMBOLS
  198. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
  199. Because there were 13 original colonies
    Because the stripes represent the original colonies
  201. Why does the flag have 50 stars? *
  202. Because there is one star for each state
    Because each star represent a state
    Because there are 50 states
  203. What is the name of the national anthem?
  204. The Star-Spangled Banner
  205. When do we celebrate Independence Day?*
  206. July 4
  207.   Name two national U.S. holidays.
  208. New Year’s Day
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Presidents’ Day
    Memorial Day
    Independence Day
    Labor Day
    Columbus Day
    Veterans Day