Could you pass the citizenship test? (Long version)

Applicants to become a naturalized U.S. citizen have to answer 10 of 100 possible questions about civics. Take this quiz of 50 of the hardest ones to find out how many you can answer.

Ryan Teague Beckwith
Created by Ryan Teague Beckwith
On Jul 3, 2014
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What is the national anthem?

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Which of the following is not a national holiday?

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What is the supreme law of the land?

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What are the first words of the Constitution?

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What does the Constitution do?

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What is an amendment?

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What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution?

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What is one freedom not outlined in the First Amendment?

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How many amendments does the Constitution have?

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What is the rule of law?

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What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?

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Who is in charge of the executive branch of government?

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Who makes federal laws?

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How many U.S. senators are there?

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How long is a senator's term?

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How many voting members are there in the U.S. House of Representatives?

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How long is a U.S. representative's term?

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Who does a U.S. senator represent?

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Why do some states have more representatives than others?

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If the president and vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?

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Who is the commander in chief of the military?

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Which of the following is a Cabinet-level position?

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What does the judicial branch do?

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What is the highest court in the United States?

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How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

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Who is the chief justice of the United States right now?

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Which if the following is not a power of the federal government?

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Which of the following is not a power of the state government?

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Who is the speaker of the House of Representatives right now?

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Which of the following was not an amendment to the Constitution about voting rights?

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Which of the following is not a responsibility reserved for U.S. citizens?

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Which of the following is not a right reserved for U.S. citizens?

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Which is not a promise you make when becoming a U.S. citizen?

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How old do you have to be to vote for president?

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What is the last day you can send your federal income tax forms?

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

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When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

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Which of the following was not one of the 13 original states?

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When was the Constitution written?

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Which of the following people was not an author of the Federalist Papers?

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Which of the following things did Benjamin Franklin not do?

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What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803?

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Which of the following was not a war fought by the United States in the 1800s?

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Which of the following was not a war fought by the United States in the 20th century?

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What is Susan B. Anthony known for?

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Who was president during World War I?

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Which of the following is not an American Indian tribe in the United States?

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Which of the following is not a current U.S. territory?

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Which of the following states does not border Mexico?

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Which of the following states does not border Canada?

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