More Than Half of Americans Couldn't Pass This Citizenship Test. Can You?

Test your knowledge with these 25 questions.

Martin Kaff
Created by Martin Kaff
On Mar 4, 2021

A lot of times, we learn stuff in high school, and then forget about it. Remember trigonometry, or cell division? We don't either. While a lot of that stuff may have seemed somewhat useless at the time, there is one thing that you may remember that could come in handy: US history and civics.

While you may already be a citizen and have never had to remember this except to pass 10th grade, thousands and thousands of people study for and take the US citizenship test every year. Are you up for the task?

Here we go...

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Name one power that the president has

2 / 25

How many seats are on the Supreme Court?

3 / 25

Which of these is one reason the US colonies declared independence from the British?

4 / 25

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

5 / 25

Which of these are official cabinet positions? (two answers)

6 / 25

Which of these was a battle in the Revolutionary War?

7 / 25

Which territory, that is now a state, did the US buy from France?

8 / 25

Which constitutional amendment freed the slaves after the Civil War?

9 / 25

In which year was the US constitution written?

10 / 25

Why does the US flag have 13 stripes?

11 / 25

The nation's motto is "E Pluribus Unum." What does that mean?

12 / 25

Which of these wars came after the 9/11 attacks?

13 / 25

Which of these is a national holiday? (two answers)

14 / 25

Name one thing Martin Luther King Jr. is known for

15 / 25

When did the Great Depression start?

16 / 25

What is the national anthem called?

17 / 25

Which of these was a thing President Lincoln did?

18 / 25

Which of these men was never president?

19 / 25

How long is a term for a US senator?

20 / 25

Name one right guaranteed in the 1st Amendment?

21 / 25

What are the three branches of the US government?

22 / 25

Which of these was not one of the original 13 colonies?

23 / 25

How many Amendments does the US constitution currently have?

24 / 25

How many voting members are in the House of Representatives?

25 / 25

Name one power that only the federal government has?

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