U.S. Citizenship Quiz
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1. Who is considered to be the "Father of Our Country"?
   George Washington
   Alexander Hamilton
   Thomas Jefferson
   James Madison
   Christopher Columbus
2. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
   George Washington
   Alexander Hamilton
   Thomas Jefferson
   James Madison
   Christopher Columbus
3. What is the supreme law of the land?
   The Executive Branch
   The Constitution
   The Honor System
   The Bill of Rights
   The Magna Carta
4. The notion of self-government is present in the first three words of the Constitution. What are the three words?
   United we stand...
   Give me your...
   We the people...
   Congress shall make...
   You have the...
5. The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called...
   Article One
   The Bill of Rights
   The Declaration of Independence
   The Federalist Papers
   The Preamble
6. How many amendments does the Constitution have in total?
   1
   10
   27
   50
   142
7. What is one right or freedom NOT provided by the First Amendment?
   speech
   religion
   assembly
   pursuit of happiness
   petition the government
8. How many U.S. senators are there and how long is a senator's term?
   50 senators; 2 years
   50 senators; 6 years
   100 senators; 2 years
   100 senators; 6 years
9. Why do some states have more representatives than other states?
   States with more people have more representatives
   States with more land have more representatives
   Each state has the same number of representatives
   Each state's number of representatives is random
10. What other position does the commander in chief of the military hold?
   President
   Vice President
   Speaker of the House
   Secretary of State
   Secretary of Defense
11. If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
   Attorney General
   House Majority Leader
   Speaker of the House
   Secretary of State
   Secretary of Defense
12. Which of the following is not a branch of government?
   Executive
   Legislative
   Financial
   Judicial
   None of the above
13. What stops any one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
   Executive Orders
   The United Nations
   The National Security Agency
   A system of checks and balances
   Journalists and the national media
14. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government, and some powers belong to the states. Which is not a power of the federal government?
   print money
   provide driver's licenses
   declare war
   create an army
   make treaties
15. Who was president during World War I?
   Woodrow Wilson
   Lyndon B. Johnson
   Richard Nixon
   Franklin D. Roosevelt
   George H.W. Bush
16. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
   Germany
   Japan
   Italy
   All of the above
   None of the above
17. How old must a citizen be to vote for president?
   16
   17
   18
   21
   25
18. What is the economic system in the United States?
   Socialist
   Communist
   Capitalist
   Mercantilist
   Laissez-faire
19. Which state does not border Mexico?
   California
   Arizona
   Nevada
   New Mexico
   Texas
20. Which of the following is NOT an American Indian tribe in the United States?
   Cherokee
   Sioux
   Iroquois
   Apache
   Sabine
21. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax returns?
   January 1
   April 15
   May 20
   July 4
   December 31
22. What is the political party of the current president?
   Republican
   Democrat
23. What is the capital of the United States?
   Philadelphia, PA
   Annapolis, MD
   New York, NY
   Washington, DC
   Juneau, AK
24. What do the stripes on the American flag represent?
   The number of signatures on the Declaration of Independence
   The number of signatures on the Constitution
   The original 10 colonies
   The original 13 colonies
   Nothing
25. Which of the following is not a federal holiday?
   Memorial Day
   Election Day
   Independence Day
   Labor Day
   Veterans Day



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