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Could You Pass A Citizenship Test

Posted by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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Today is US Constitution Day and Citizenship Day


I have included the first 20 of the 100 possible questions asked on the Naturalization Test (answers in the first reply). To pass a person must answer 6 out of ten random questions from the whole list. To see all of the questions click HERE How would you do?

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

A. Principles of American Democracy

1. What is the supreme law of the land?

2. What does the Constitution do? (3)

3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

4. What is an amendment? (2)

5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?

6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? (5)

7. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

8. What did the Declaration of Independence do? (3)

9. What are two rights in the Declaration of Independence? (3)

10. What is freedom of religion?

11. What is the economic system in the United States? (2)

12. What is the "rule of law"? (4)

B. System of Government

13. Name one branch or part of the government. (5)

14. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? (2)

15. Who is in charge of the executive branch?

16. Who makes federal laws? (3)

17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?*

18. How many U.S. Senators are there?

19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?

20. Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators?*







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Liansmommie
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

A. Principles of American Democracy

1. What is the supreme law of the land?

A: The Constitution

2. What does the Constitution do?

A: sets up the government
A: defines the government

A: protects basic rights of Americans

3. The idea of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?

A: We the People

4. What is an amendment?

A: a change (to the Constitution)
A: an addition (to the Constitution)

5. What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?

A: The Bill of Rights

6. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?*

A: speech
A: religion
A: assembly
A: press
A: petition the government

7. How many amendments does the Constitution have?

A: twenty-seven (27)

8. What did the Declaration of Independence do?

A: announced our independence (from Great Britain)
A: declared our independence (from Great Britain)
A: said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)

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

A: life
A: liberty
A: pursuit of happiness

10. What is freedom of religion?

A: You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.

11. What is the economic system in the United States?*

A: capitalist economy
A: market economy

12. What is the "rule of law"?

A: Everyone must follow the law.
A: Leaders must obey the law.
A: Government must obey the law.
A: No one is above the law.

B. System of Government

13. Name one branch or part of the government.*

A: Congress
A: legislative
A: President
A: executive
A: the courts
A: judicial

14. What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?

A: checks and balances
A: separation of powers

15. Who is in charge of the executive branch?

A: the President

16. Who makes federal laws?

A: Congress
A: Senate and House (of Representatives)
A: (U.S. or national) legislature

17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?*

A: the Senate and House (of Representatives)

18. How many U.S. Senators are there?

A: one hundred (100)

19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?

A: six (6)

20. Who is one of your state's U.S. Senators?*

A: Answers will vary.

GLO682
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:34 PM

 no i would fail miserably.

Hippie.Gypsy
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Nope, couldn't pass nor would I want to... I was born on Earth, therefore I am a citizen of this planet and can come and go as I please. :)

snuggiewoogie
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:36 PM

 It would be rough going! lol...

SassyWildflower
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:43 PM

I'd do alright. Poli sci was one of my strong points in high school. 

.JuneDiva629.
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 3:59 PM

 Omg..no.

squeekers
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 4:05 PM

 I posted this on my facebook page. I'm curious to see if any one can answer anything.

i'm a happy Humanist.
question everything, except your mother.
i dont like to use capital letters.
mamacalifornia
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 5:27 PM

 I can answer them, but I love history & government, I take the classes at the college just for fun besides the classes I have to take.

MichelleK41
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Oh my I better wait and do this with coffee when its quiet here, LOL!




MorningStarMom
by on Sep. 17, 2012 at 10:10 PM

No I couldn't.

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