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Updated on May 1, 2020. Posted on Apr 30, 2020

Sorry, But I'm Pretty Sure Half Of Americans Won't Be Able To Pass This Quiz

You should know this stuff.

What follows are 12 sample questions from the US naturalization test. A person not born in the United States needs to get at least six* right in order to become a US citizen. Can you do it?

*There are two more questions on here than on a typical exam, so you're getting a small advantage.

  1. Who is the "father of our country"?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Old Joltin' George.

  2. What are the first words of the US Constitution?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's also the title of a very good A Tribe Called Quest song.

  3. How many amendments are in the US Constitution?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    27! There are 27.

  4. Who becomes president if both the president and vice president are unable to serve?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The speaker! That's currently Nancy Pelosi.

  5. How many members make up the House of Representatives?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The US Senate has 100, the US House has 435.

  6. How many years do US senators serve for?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Congresspeople serve for two, senators for six.

  7. Which of these was NOT one of the original colonies?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ohio became a state in 1803.

  8. The First Amendment guarantees the right to what?

  9. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

  10. Why does the flag have 13 stripes?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Thirteen stripes for the 13 colonies, 50 stars for the 50 states.

  11. Which of these states borders Canada?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pennsylvania shares a water border with the Canadian province Ontario, if you can believe it.

  12. Which of these is a power that typically belongs to the states?

Questions and answers from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. For more questions please visit this link.

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