To Become a U.S. Citizen, You Have to Pass a Civics Test. Would You Succeed?

Most people born in America couldn't pass this quiz if they had to.

Tal Garner
Created by Tal Garner
On Sep 1, 2021

It's true... Most people born in America wouldn't even be able to pass the test to become citizens in their own country. So now's time to find out how you would do. In the quiz below, we chose 10 questions out of the more than 120 that the officer could ask someone applying for citizenship. A little fun fact - when someone is taking this oral test with an officer, they're actually asked 20 questions. If they get 60% or more correct, it's considered passing. Not so easy though... As the questions chosen may not be the ones they studied for most or (even worse) they could have changed recently as politics evolve emoji

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

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What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

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Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?

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How many U.S. Senators are there?

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

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What is the name of the Vice President now (2021)?

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Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

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

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What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

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What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

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Would you feel prepared to take the U.S. civics test right now?

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