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sample questions for the U.S citizenship test (some answers pertain to Florida residents)
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  1. What are the colors of the america flag flag?
    red, white, and blue
  2. how many stars are on the American flag?
    50
  3. what color are the stars on the american flag
    white
  4. what do the stars on the flag mean?
    One for each state of the union
  5. How many stripes are on the flag?
    13
  6. what do the stripes on the flag mean?
    the original 13 states
  7. whats color are the stripes on the flag?
    red and white
  8. how many states are in the union?
    50
  9. what day is independance day?
    july 4th
  10. who did the americans gain independs from?
    the british
  11. who was the first president of the united states?
    george washington
  12. who is the current president of the united states?
    Barack Obama
  13. who is the current vice-president of the united states?
    Joseph Biden
  14. who elects the president of the united states?
    the electoral college
  15. who becomes president of the united states should the president die?
    the vice-president
  16. long is one term in the presitential office?
    4 years
  17. what is the supreme law of the land?
    the constitution
  18. can the constitution be changed?
  19. what is a change in the constitution called?
    an amendment
  20. how many amendments are in the constitution?
    27
  21. how many branches are in the government?
    3
  22. what are the branches of the government called?
    Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary
  23. what is the legislative branch of the government?
    congress
  24. who makes united states law?
    congress
  25. what is congress?
    The Senate and the House of Representatives
  26. what are the duties of congress?
    to make laws
  27. who elects congress?
    the people.
  28. how many senators are in congress?
    100
  29. name the two senators from your state:
    Florida:

    • George Lemieux(R)
    • Bill Nelson (D)
  30. how long is one term for a senator?
    6 years
  31. how many representatives are in congress?
    435
  32. how long can a representative serve?
    2 years
  33. what makes up the executive branch of the government?
    The President, vice president, cabinet, and departments under the cabinet members
  34. what is the judiciary branch of the government?
    the supreme court
  35. what are the duties of the supreme court?
    to interpret laws
  36. What is the supreme court law of the United States?
    The Constitution
  37. what is the bill of rights?
    the first 10 amendments
  38. what is the capital of your state?
    • Florida:
    • tallahassee
  39. who is the gurrent governor of your state?
    • Florida:
    • Charlie Crist(R...for now)
  40. Who becomes President of the United States if the President and the vice-president should die?
    Speaker of the House of Representative
  41. Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
    John roberts.
  42. what are the original 13 states?
    • Connecticut,
    • New Hampshire,
    • New York,
    • New Jersey,
    • Massachusetts,
    • Pennsylvania,
    • Delaware,
    • Virginia,
    • North Carolina,
    • South Carolina,
    • Georgia,
    • Rhode Island,
    • Maryland.
  43. Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death."?
    Patrick Henry
  44. Which countries Did the untited states fight against during World War II?
    Germany, Italy, and Japan
  45. What are the 49th and 50th states of the Union?
    Alaska and Hawaii
  46. how many terms can a president serve?
    2
  47. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
    A civil rights activist
  48. Who is the head of your local government?
    Mayor Harry Goode
  49. According to the Constitution, a person must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible to become President. Name one of these requirements.
    • Must be a natural born citizen of the United States;
    • must be at least 35 years old by the time he/she will serve;
    • must have lived in theUnited States for at least 14 years.
  50. Why are there 100 Senators in the Senate?
    Two (2) from each state
  51. Who selects the Supreme Court justice?
    The president
  52. how many supreme court justice are there?
    9
  53. Why did the Pilgrims come to America?
    religious freedom
  54. What is the head executive of a state government called?
    governor
  55. What is the head executive of a city government called?
    Mayor
  56. What holiday was celebrated for the first time by the Americans colonists?
    thanksgiving
  57. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?
    Thomas Jefferson
  58. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
    July 4th, 1776
  59. What is the basic belief of the Declaration of Independence?
    that all men are created equal
  60. what is the national anthem of the untied states?
    the star spangled banner
  61. who wrote the national anthem?
    francis scott key
  62. where does the freedom of speech come from?
    the bill of rights
  63. what is the minimum voting age?
    18
  64. who signs bills into law?
    the president
  65. what is the highest court in the united states?
    the supreme court
  66. who was president during the civil war?
    abraham lincoln
  67. What did the Emancipation Declaration do?
    freed the slaves
  68. What special group advises the President?
    the cabinet
  69. Which President is called the "Father of our country"?
    george washington
  70. What Immigration and Naturalization Service form is used to apply to become a naturalized citizen?
    Form N-400, Application to File Petition for Naturalization
  71. Who helped the Pilgrims in America?
    the native americans
  72. What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
    the mayflower
  73. What are the 13 original states of the U.S. called?
    colonies
  74. Name 3 rights of freedom guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
    -The right of freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of government.

    -The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations).

    -The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people's homes during peacetime without the people's consent.

    -The government may not search or take a person's property without a warrant.

    -A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself.

    -A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer.

    -The right to trial by jury in most cases.

    -Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment.

    -The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution.

    -Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the state or the people.
  75. who has the power to declare war?
    congress
  76. What kind of government does the United States have?
    democracy
  77. Which President freed the slaves?
    abraham lincoln
  78. n what year was the Constitution written?
    1787
  79. What are the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called?
    the bill of rights
  80. Name one purpose of the United Nations?
    • For countries to discuss and try to resolve world problems,
    • to provide economic aid to many countries
  81. Where does Congress meet?
    washington D.C
  82. Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?
    citizen and non-citizen
  83. What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
    the preamble
  84. Name one benefit of being citizen of the United States.
    • Obtain federal government jobs,
    • travel with U.S. passport,
    • petition for close relatives to come to the U.S. to live.
  85. What is the most important right granted to U.S. citizens?
    the right to vote
  86. What is the United States Capitol?
    the place where congress meets, Washington DC
  87. What is the White House?
    the presidents official home
  88. Where is the White House located?
    Washington, D.C. (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.)
  89. What is the name of the President's official home?
    the white house
  90. Name the right guaranteed by the first amendment.
    Freedom of: speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of the government.
  91. Who is the Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?
    the president
  92. Which President was the first Commander in Chief of the U.S. military?
    george washington
  93. In what month do we vote for the President?
    november
  94. In what month is the new President inaugurated?
    january
  95. How many times may a Senator be re-elected?
    there is no limit
  96. How many times may a Congressman be re-elected?
    there is no limit
  97. What are the 2 major political parties in the U.S. today?
    democrat and republican
  98. How many states are there in the United States today?
    50

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