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November 8, 2006

Citizenship Quiz

by @ 9:56 am. Filed under History

The elections are over and I must admit, sometimes I take for granted my right to vote. Each year, thousands of people have to take a test to gain US citizenship. Below you will find actual questions asked on the examine given by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration… Give it a try. The answers can be found in the comments section of this blog entry. Let me know how you do.

1. What do the stripes on the American Flag represent?
a. The 13 original colonies
b. Each of the people who signed the Declaration
of Independence.
c.The battles fought for US Independence

2. How many changes or amendments as are there to the Constitution?
a.23
b.19
c.27

3. What are the three branches of our government?
a.Legislative, executive and judical
b.Legislative, parliamentary, judical
c.Executive, legislative parliamentary

4. What did the emancipation Proclamation do?
a. Ordered that Pilgrims be freed from British oppression
b. It ordered that slaves in rebel territory be freed
c. It allowed citizens in the US to claim land

5. Who becomes president of the US if the president and vice president should die?
a. Secretary of State
b. Attorney General
c. Speaker of the House

6. Which countries were our principal allies during World War II?
a. United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Italy, France
b. United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, China, France
c. United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, China

7. What is the 49th state?
a. Alaska
b. Hawaii
c. New Mexico

8. How many Supreme Court justices are there?
a. 9
b. 12
c. 13

9. What is the national anthem of the United States?
a. “America the Beautiful”
b. “This Land is Your Land”
c. “The Star-Spangled Banner”

10. In What year was the Constitution written?
a. 1776
b. 1771
c. 1787

11. What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
a. Constitution
b. Mayflower
c. Titanic

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