Saturday, February 21, 2015

U.S. CITIZENSHIP QUIZ

Get 15 or more correct to pass!
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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but here are the answers:
Get 15 or more correct to pass!
Your score: 25 / 25 correctQuiz Average: 19.73 correct
 Correct1. Who is considered to be the "Father of Our Country"?
 
ANSWER:  George Washington
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Christopher Columbus
 Correct2. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
 
George Washington
Alexander Hamilton
ANSWER:  Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Christopher Columbus
 Correct3. What is the supreme law of the land?
 
The Executive Branch
ANSWER:  The Constitution
The Honor System
The Bill of Rights
The Magna Carta
 Correct4. 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...
ANSWER:  We the people...
Congress shall make...
You have the...
 Correct5. The first ten amendments to the Constitution are called...
 
Article One
ANSWER:  The Bill of Rights
The Declaration of Independence
The Federalist Papers
The Preamble
 Correct6. How many amendments does the Constitution have in total?
 
1
10
ANSWER:  27
50
142
 Correct7. What is one right or freedom NOT provided by the First Amendment?
 
speech
religion
assembly
ANSWER:  pursuit of happiness
petition the government
 Correct8. 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
ANSWER:  100 senators; 6 years
 Correct9. Why do some states have more representatives than other states?
 
ANSWER:  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
 Correct10. What other position does the commander in chief of the military hold?
 
ANSWER:  President
Vice President
Speaker of the House
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
 Correct11. If both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
 
Attorney General
House Majority Leader
ANSWER:  Speaker of the House
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
 Correct12. Which of the following is not a branch of government?
 
Executive
Legislative
ANSWER:  Financial
Judicial
None of the above
 Correct13. What stops any one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
 
Executive Orders
The United Nations
The National Security Agency
ANSWER:  A system of checks and balances
Journalists and the national media
 Correct14. 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
ANSWER:  provide driver's licenses
declare war
create an army
make treaties
 Correct15. Who was president during World War I?
 
ANSWER:  Woodrow Wilson
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard Nixon
Franklin D. Roosevelt
George H.W. Bush
 Correct16. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
 
Germany
Japan
Italy
ANSWER:  All of the above
None of the above
 Correct17. How old must a citizen be to vote for president?
 
16
17
ANSWER:  18
21
25
 Correct18. What is the economic system in the United States?
 
Socialist
Communist
ANSWER:  Capitalist
Mercantilist
Laissez-faire
 Correct19. Which state does not border Mexico?
 
California
Arizona
ANSWER:  Nevada
New Mexico
Texas
 Correct20. Which of the following is NOT an American Indian tribe in the United States?
 
Cherokee
Sioux
Iroquois
Apache
ANSWER:  Sabine
 Correct21. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax returns?
 
January 1
ANSWER:  April 15
May 20
July 4
December 31
 Correct22. What is the political party of the current president?
 
Republican
ANSWER:  Democrat
 Correct23. What is the capital of the United States?
 
Philadelphia, PA
Annapolis, MD
New York, NY
ANSWER:  Washington, DC
Juneau, AK
 Correct24. 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
ANSWER:  The original 13 colonies
Nothing
 Correct25. Which of the following is not a federal holiday?
 
Memorial Day
ANSWER:  Election Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day


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