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Name one branch or part of the government
Name one branch or part of the government
United Nations
Parliament
State government
Legislative
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When do we celebrate Independence Day?
When do we celebrate Independence Day?
January 1
June 30
July 4
March 4
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How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
35 and older
18 and older
21 and older
16 and older
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When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms?
July 4
May 15
March 15
April 15
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Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
World War II
Civil War
World War I
Korean War
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Name one right only for United States citizens.
Name one right only for United States citizens.
run for federal office
freedom of speech
freedom of religion
attend public school
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Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
the Speaker of the House
the President
the Prime Minister
the Chief Justice
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What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?
Atlantic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Pacific Ocean
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Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
Why do some states have more Representatives than other states?
because of the state's population
because of the geographical size of the state
because the state's Representatives have seniority in the House of Representatives
because of the state's location
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What is the political party of the President now?
What is the political party of the President now?
Republican Party
Independent Party
Green Party
Democratic Party
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Who vetoes bills?
Who vetoes bills?
the President Pro Tempore
the Speaker of the House
the President
the Vice President
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If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
the Secretary of State
the Speaker of the House
the President Pro Tempore
the Vice President
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What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
the House of Lords and the House of Commons
the Senate and House of Representatives
the House of Representatives and the courts
the Senate and the courts
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What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
disobey the laws of the United States
never travel outside the United States
not defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
give up loyalty to other countries
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Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
Canadians
No one
Floridians
American Indians
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Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
Why does the flag have 13 stripes?
because the stripes represent the number of signatures on the U.S. Constitution
because it was considered lucky to have 13 stripes on the flag
because the stripes represent the original colonies
because the stripes represent the members of the Second Continental Congress
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What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Indian Ocean
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What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
What do we show loyalty to when we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
the President
the state where you live
the United States
Congress
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What does the judicial branch do?
What does the judicial branch do?
decides if a law goes against the Constitution
all of these answers
reviews laws
resolves disputes
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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
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What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
the Declaration of Independence
the Bill of Rights
the Articles of Confederation
the inalienable rights
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Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
provide schooling and education
create an army
make treaties
coin or print money
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There were 13 original states. Name three.
There were 13 original states. Name three.
New York, Kentucky, and Georgia
Washington, Oregon, and California
Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina
Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida
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Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
only the people in the state who voted for the Senator
the state legislatures
all people of the state
all people of the state who belong to the Senator's political party
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Who signs bills to become laws?
Who signs bills to become laws?
the President
the Vice President
the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
the Secretary of State
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What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
serve on a jury
be respectful of others
pay taxes
obey the law
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How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
9
11
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12
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The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.
The Federalist Papers supported the passage of the U.S. Constitution. Name one of the writers.
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
James Madison
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What did Susan B. Anthony do?
What did Susan B. Anthony do?
fought for women's rights
the first woman elected to the House of Representatives
founded the Red Cross
made the first flag of the United States
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Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
to make treaties
to provide police departments
to issue driver's licenses
to provide schooling
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What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
Dick Cheney
Barack Obama
Al Gore
Joe Biden
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What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?
Hurricane Andrew struck the United States.
The accident at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant occurred.
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Terrorists attacked the United States.
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What are the two major political parties in the United States?
What are the two major political parties in the United States?
American and Bull-Moose
Reform and Green
Democratic and Republican
Democratic-Republican and Whig
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If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
the President Pro Tempore
the Speaker of the House
the Secretary of the Treasury
the Secretary of State
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What is freedom of religion?
What is freedom of religion?
You can't choose the time you practice your religion.
You can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.
You must choose a religion.
No one can practice religion.
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The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
The House of Representatives has how many voting members?
two hundred (200)
one hundred (100)
four hundred forty-one (441)
four hundred thirty-five (435)
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There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
Citizens eighteen (18) and older can vote.
Citizens by birth only can vote.
Only citizens with a job can vote.
Citizens seventeen (17) and older can vote.
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What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
freedom of speech and freedom to run for president
freedom to petition the government and freedom to disobey traffic laws
freedom of speech and freedom of worship
freedom of worship and freedom to make treaties with other countries
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Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?
Harry Truman
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin Roosevelt
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What is an amendment?
What is an amendment?
the Preamble to the Constitution
the beginning of the Declaration of Independence
an addition (to the Constitution)
an introduction
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What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
give an elected official your opinion on an issue and join a community group
all of these answers
write to a newspaper and call Senators and Representatives
vote and join a civic group
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Name one state that borders Mexico.
Name one state that borders Mexico.
Florida
California
Alabama
Arkansas
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What is the name of the national anthem?
What is the name of the national anthem?
America the Beautiful
My Country Tis of Thee
God Bless the USA
The Star-Spangled Banner
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What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
The Declaration of Independence was written.
The Virginia Declaration of Rights was written.
The Emancipation Proclamation was written.
The Constitution was written.
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Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
Zawi Chemi
Slavs
Cherokee
Celts
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What is the capital of the United States?
What is the capital of the United States?
Philadelphia, PA
Boston, MA
New York, NY
Washington, D.C.
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What are two Cabinet-level positions?
What are two Cabinet-level positions?
Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of the Treasury
Secretary of Health and Human Services and Secretary of the Navy
Secretary of Weather and Secretary of Energy
Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of HIstory
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What is the economic system in the United States?
What is the economic system in the United States?
communist economy
none of these answers
capitalist economy
socialist economy
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What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for?
youngest member of the Constitutional Convention
inventor of the airplane
U.S. diplomat
third President of the United States
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Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.
World War I
The Civil War
The Revolutionary War
The War of 1812
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